Logitech announced that it has agreed to acquire Blue Microphones, a leader in studio-quality microphones for the past 20 years. Logitech said they love Blue and their products from the moment they discovered them, and are convinced that Logitech and Blue can do great things together.
CEO of Logitech, Bracken Darrell said: “Logitech’s acquisition of Blue Microphones will accelerate our entry into a growing market, and offers another way for us to help bring people’s passions (from music to blogging) to life. Joining with Blue is an adjacent opportunity for us – a new way to grow – with additional synergies relating to our existing gaming, PC webcam and audio categories. It’s exciting!”
Blue Microphones announced that Logitech has plans to acquire Blue Microphones. CEO of Blue Microphones, John Maier, said: “With Logitech’s vast resources and incredible reach, Blue will be on a much bigger stage from the beginning. The end result is fulfilling our ultimate purpose – helping as many of our users find and amplify their voice as we can!”
The announcement from Blue Microphones has some information about the deal. It says that “all of us” at Blue will keep creating cool stuff for professional musicians, gamers, podcasters, YouTubers, and streamers. It also says Logitech will help Blue conquer the world.
The Verge reported that Logitech announced that it is acquiring Blue Microphones for $117 million. It is an all-cash transaction. The result will be that Blue and its products will join Logitech’s existing portfolio of brands.
Logitech has announced its newest webcam, the Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam. It was designed to meet the needs of serious streamers. The C922 Pro Stream Webcam lets you stream and record vibrant, true-to-life HD 1080p video at 30 frames per second (fps) or 720p at 60fps, features dynamic background replacement software, powered by Personify, and a 3-month XSplit recording and streaming premium license.
With the C922 Pro Stream Webcam, you can broadcast in HD at 6-fps for a more fluid motion, so every detail of your gameplay can be witnessed by your community at the same speed as your game. The webcam also includes a dynamic background replacement feature that uses intelligent shape recognition to separate the gamer from their background, without the need for a cumbersome green screen. Gamers can then overlay the video of themselves on the gaming stream with popular broadcasting apps such as OBS and XSplit.
Logitech has taken the best of what made the award-winning Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, the most widely recommended webcam by professional gamers and vloggers, and improved upon that legacy to deliver a higher video quality experience.
With automatic low light correction and sharp autofocus, the C922 webcam adjusts to flickering room lights or multiple computer screens, so you can stream clear video even in dim lighting. And, no matter what angle you broadcast from, two omnidirectional noise canceling microphones enable a crisp stereo audio with no-drop streaming and recorded video.
Logitech worked closely with the leading gaming broadcast software company, XSplit, to integrate its popular live streaming and recording applications with the C922 webcam by adding predefined settings and capabilities to enable the best user experience. The C922 webcam comes bundled with a 3-month XSplit Premium license, which includes complete access to the professional-grade tools and features of both XSplit Broadcaster and XSplit Gamecaster, so you can quickly and easily start streaming any type of content right out of the box.
The Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam is available today at Logitech.com for a suggested retail price of $99.99.