Our History

our-history

Media Architects Pte Ltd is the leading broadcast, professional video and interactive display solutions provider to customers in Singapore, South East (SE) Asia and India.

Established in 2001, our founder Nick Tay is a qualified Recording Arts Specialist (USA) and educator (M.ED, UK). An EDB-Glaxo scholar, Nick is one of the pioneers who helped set up Singapore’s first film school and Asia’s first centre for excellence in DVD technology at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. His vision is to build a profitable business in creating innovative solutions using cutting-edge technologies for our customers in SE Asia and India. 

Nick (right) with visitors from IndoVisual

In the same year our company was established, our team won three International Awards at the 2001 DVD-Association Excellence Awards (USA) for Nick’s production of “Born in Singapore”, an interactive enhanced-DVD project commissioned by the Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts. Our team was also credited for creating several hundred Hollywood movie DVD titles including Terminator 3, Matrix Revolutions, Matrix Reloaded, Gangs of New York, Blade Trinity.

From 2003, our company transited to the business of systems Integration and represented brands such as Sonic Solutions, DTS and Sony, catering to the DVD encoding and authoring related markets in SE Asia and India. Today, our main product specializations include:


Media Architects is Pte Ltd is the official distributor for Cache-A, ikan, NextWindow and NextoDI in SE Asia and India; dealer for Blackmagic Design, Broadcast Pix, CatDV, DTS, EditShare, LiveU, Matrox, Nila, Panasonic, Pixavi, Sachtler, ToolsOnAir and Visual Planet. In addition, we have created our in-house brand Hi-5 Multitouch™ to provide cutting-edge multitouch touchscreen solutions. 

In May 2013, we filed a provisional patent for an Interactive Rear Projection Display Showcase. This innovation was launched at Broadcast Asia 2013 at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

Media Architects Pte Ltd is a registered Gebiz supplier in the following supply heads:

  • EPU/AVP/10 audio visual, photographic and optical products
  • EPPU S5 (up to $1,000,000)
  • EPU/CMP/10 computer related hardware, software and services