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Savant Buys Artison

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Savant acquires further audio capability as it buys Artison, a maker of whole-home audio and home theatre solutions. The financial details of the deal are not available.

Savant ArtisonAs the announcement press release puts it, the acquisition provides Savant with "key" Artison patents, as well as audio engineering expertise for the development of "future innovative entertainment technologies." Founded in 2003 by engineer Cary Christie, Artison holds a number of patents related to advanced speaker technologies.

The Artison product offering features specialty loudspeakers with customisable grilles, including soundbars, subwoofers and surrounds. It also plans to release a "unique" compact multi-channel amplifier technology later this year.

“With Savant and Artison working cohesively together, we will unveil exciting new products engineered specifically for the luxury home and commercial markets,” Savant CEO Robert Madonna says. “As the demand for premium home entertainment solutions continues to climb, we will now have the capacity to offer best-in-class audio solutions as part of the Savant connected home experience.”

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