Imagine Communications buys Digital Rapids

Software and networking solutions firm Imagine Communications has acquired Digital Rapids, in a deal it claims will create the world’s most comprehensive processing and compression solutions for TV everywhere.

Digital Rapids specialises in IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies.

Commenting on the deal, Charlie Vogt, CEO of Imagine Communications, said that the agreement “strategically complements our pillars of innovation and rounds-out our capabilities.”

“Additionally, their expert team, which is based just miles from our development centre in Toronto, brings a rich history in pioneering software solutions for high-end media processing applications that strengthens our TV Everywhere business and company.”

The deal was agreed for undisclosed terms.