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Montreal, November 3, 2022 – Solotech, a global leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology ranked among the Top 10 systems integrators by SCN, and RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta, a Konica Minolta Group Company, global leader in digital planetariums, are thrilled to announce their new partnership to support the planetarium industry in North America.
The trendsetting and innovator RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta provides high-quality turnkey solutions and immersive environments worldwide to planetariums to achieve the best immersive experiences. With this partnership, Solotech stands in the front seat as an AV integrator in the planetarium market. This alliance is an extraordinary match that will give shape to the best ideas by combining unparalleled strengths and abilities to ensure outstanding quality and results for North American customers. We bring together our companies’ leading expertise and know-how in installing powerful immersive systems across the globe, cutting-edge technologies, innovative immersive content, and dedicated dynamic teams.
“This new partnership opens new integration opportunities for Solotech and RSA Cosmos, allowing us to combine our unique AV and technology strengths both in Canada and the US”, says Philip Giffard, Global President, Sales and Systems Integration, Solotech. “We are pleased to continue our journey alongside a seasoned leader in the planetarium industry to deliver more immersive and memorable projects for our clients.”
Nicolas Boyer, Managing Director, RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta, adds: ‘’We are delighted and proud to announce our partnership in North America with Solotech, a global leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology with a strong foothold across North America. This partnership offers multi-site local support and unlimited potential to planetariums and every immersive environment in the US and Canada.”
For more than 45 years, Solotech has provided worldwide audiovisual and entertainment technology solutions for numerous projects, from simple to highly complex. With this new alliance, Solotech brings its extensive experience in special events, live tours, festivals, permanent installations, major corporate events, sports arenas, museums, and many others.
RSA Cosmos joined the Konica Minolta Group in 2019. This alliance brought together complementary companies and merges the strengths of RSA Cosmos and Konica Minolta Planetarium. Together they created a very strong global company in the industry, focused on ongoing innovation and customer satisfaction. They offer the most innovative turnkey solutions to planetariums and the ultimate solutions in the industry, along with customer proximity and support worldwide.
Solotech and RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta worked together to install the Infinity Dome Theater, in Calgary, Canada, and the early success of their collaboration revealed the potential of a partnership. The new agreement announced today marks the next step of this incredible journey to drive immersive entertainment and experiences further in the US and Canada! Philippe Giron, Business Developer, Solotech, will support all new planetarium projects in collaboration with Bahar Gumus, Sales Manager, RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta, Steve Hatfield, Sales Manager, Konica Minolta Planetarium, and local sales representatives for RSA Cosmos – Konica Minolta in the US.