AVPro Global Acquires THENAUDIO

AVPro Global, a Sioux Falls, SD-based AV signal distribution company, acquired THENAUDIO, a provider of a connectivity solutions for processing HDMI and more advanced HDMI eARC signals. from X-VUE, LLC.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition will expand the AVPro Global footprint in the residential and commercial connectivity solutions market segments. Through the deal, AVPro Global will assume ownership of the THENAUDIO business, and X-VUE founder and CEO, Juha Nurminen will join AVPro Global as Director of Engineering, with an immediate focus on AudioControl Pro.

THENAUDIO offers a product line that includes connectivity solutions for processing HDMI and more advanced HDMI eARC signals. The GUIDE-HDMI 2.1 4×1 Switch is a HDMI 2.1 48Gbps FRL 4×1 CEC-controlled switch. The GUIDE-3 HDMI 2.1 3×1 Switch a HDMI 2.1 48Gbps FRL6 3×1 CEC-controlled switch. The ZONE2-PRO 8k eARC Processer enables eARC into dual outputs for two audio systems, and the SHARC-V2 8k eARC Audio Processor allows any sound system to accept TV eARC/ACR sound formats while supporting CEC switching and command passthrough using manufacturer’s original TV remote controllers.

Led by Founder and CEO Jeff Murray, AVPro Global operates four audio/video-centric brands – AVPro Edge, AudioControl Pro, Bullet Train, and Murideo – to create an AV signal distribution company in the residential and commercial systems integration spaces. The company is headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, with satellite offices in St. Petersburg, FL, Seattle, WA, Green Bay, WI, a European office in Bratislava, Slovakia, and an office in Shenzhen.