The latest in broadcast technologies and film and post-production equipment was
showcased at the recent Mediatech Africa advanced technology trade fair, which took
place at Johannesburg’s Coca-Cola Dome.
A record-breaking 6 924 people visited Mediatech Africa, including 424 international
visitors, of which 197 were from Africa.
There were over 130 exhibiting companies, representing in excess of 800 top brands.
Says Mediatech Africa director Simon Robinson: “We are absolutely ecstatic about the
overall standard of the exhibition and with the professional approach that the exhibitors
took in leveraging their participation. The stands really were of international quality.
“In particular we are delighted with the attendance figures and the increase in African
delegates. The amount of international manufacturers who made the trip out to support
their local distributors was also fantastic. This made for a truly intercontinental show.’
According to post-show statistics, 40% of visitors to Mediatech Africa were interested in
broadcast; 32% in film and production; 27% in post-production; 14% in animation; and
14% in satellite and signal transmission.
The next edition of the biennial Mediatech Africa show will take place at the Coca-Cola
dome from 15 to 17 July 2015.
On the following pages Screen Africa highlights just some of the exciting technologies
that were on show at Mediatech Africa.