Elgato Partners with The Douglas Stewart Company for Education Market Expansion

Macworld Australia Staff
19 April, 2011
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San Francisco, Calif. – April 18, 2011 - Elgato today announced its partnership with The Douglas Stewart Company to distribute its line of TV tuners, video capture devices and video editing software to the education market in the US.

Renowned for developing world-class video software and devices, Elgato’s entire product line will be represented by The Douglas Stewart Company, including the EyeTV range, Turbo.264 HD and Video Capture.

“We are excited that our new partnership with The Douglas Stewart Company will result in a greater presence in the Education marketplace,” said Karen Pickering, Elgato’s North American Sales Director. “The EyeTV collection of TV tuners and capture devices to watch, record and edit TV and HDTV are very popular with College Students.  Having Elgato products available in Campus bookstores is the perfect way to bring our products to this targeted customer market.”

The Douglas Stewart Company has established itself as the largest distributor and marketer of computer products, consumer electronics and school supplies in the education market. Its network of over 4,500 academic resellers in the US will be the basis for Elgato’s continued expansion into this burgeoning market.

“We are pleased to provide our resellers with another innovative solution through Elgato Systems, as it provides educators with a mobile and cost-effective way to display, highlight, capture and share video and television content, benefiting teachers and students alike,” said Jack Bahlman, Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing at The Douglas Stewart Company. “Elgato Systems technology is world-renowned, and we look forward to cultivating this new relationship as the company continues to develop new products for the education market.”

For more information about Elgato Systems’ partnership with The Douglas Stewart Company or for more information of Elgato products, please contact PR representative Brian Metcalf brianmetcalf@maxborgesagency.com.

About Elgato
Elgato produces award-winning TV software together with a complete range of TV tuners and capture devices to watch, record, and edit TV and HDTV on Macs and PCs. Elgato is the home of EyeTV, the world’s leading television solution for Mac computers. Elgato also produces a variety of world-class H.264 video conversion and streaming products. Elgato is privately held with offices in Munich, Germany and San Francisco, California.

About The Douglas Stewart Company
The Douglas Stewart Company (www.dstewart.com) is the largest distributor and marketer of computer products, consumer electronics and school supplies exclusively serving the education market. The Douglas Stewart Company links more than 185 manufacturers with over 4,500 academic resellers in the United States and Canada. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Douglas Stewart EDU, distributes technology products throughout Europe. Based in Madison, WI and founded in 1950, The Douglas Stewart Company is a privately held, woman-owned business. In 2007 and 2008, The Wisconsin State Journal’s Book of Business ranked the company as the largest woman-owned business in Wisconsin.

Media Contact:

Brian Metcalf
Max Borges Agency
(305) 576-1171 x 11
brianmetcalf@maxborgesagency.com

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