Auro Technologies acquires DMS
WORLD: 3D sound specialist, Auro Technologies, has announced the acquisition of Digital Media Solution (DMS) – owner of the StormAudio brand – and its subsidiary Digital Media Solution Residential (DMS-R). DMS is the manufacturing partner for the Auro-3D Auriga A/V receiver. The deal reportedly brings the expertise of DMS into the Auro Technologies family, and provides R&D, design, and manufacturing capacity to complement its unrivalled expertise in 3D sound. It will also allow Auro Technologies to control the manufacture and design of its own A/V receiver including amplifiers from concept to delivery.
‘This is a great deal for both DMS and Auro Technologies, which builds upon the already excellent partnership we have enjoyed,’ commented Digital Media Solutions CEO, Yves Trélohan. ‘Joining the Auro family is very good news for DMS, since we’ve always been committed to creating innovative home cinema products which incorporate immersive sound. Auro-3D has always been the professionals’ choice in immersive sound, and that’s why we are delighted to make this announcement.’
‘Today’s deal is the culmination of our close working relationship,’ added Auro Technologies CEO, Wilfried Van Baelen. ‘Working with DMS on the creation of our groundbreaking Auro-3D Auriga gave us a unique insight into the passion and knowledge within the company. Bringing the DMS team on-board is a big step forwards for us, giving us the capacity to really make an impact on the high-end home cinema market.’