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Electrosonic Celebrates 50th Anniversary at the Forefront of AudioVisual Technology


Electrosonic, the international audio-visual company that creates tailored, state-of-the-art solutions for markets including theme parks and museums, celebrates its 50th anniversary this month.

Electrosonic was founded by Denis Naisbitt, Michael Ray and Robert Simpson (see above), in March 1964 with offices in two rooms in London’s Greenwich vegetable market.  Fifty years on, the company is an international multi-million dollar business.

Electrosonic built the world’s largest videowall at EXPO 92 in Seville with 850 CRT monitors.

Electrosonic has been at the forefront of applying new audio visual technology through the years from multi-image spectaculars in 1970s Iran to the world’s biggest videowall in Seville in 1992 (see above) and massive projection displays at EXPO 2010 in Shanghai.  Electrosonic’s projects have embraced world EXPOs, lighting control, theater sound systems, experience shows, museums and visitor centers, theme parks, videowalls, control rooms and corporate AV.

Jim Bowie, President of Electrosonic Group, said, “The 50 year anniversary marks an important milestone for the company as we look back on our incredible heritage of talent and accomplishments. Electrosonic is continually investing in new generations of talented staff through mentoring and education as we continue to push the limits of what AV technology can do.  A key element of Electrosonic’s success, and one that we are very proud of, is our long and enduring relationship with designers, suppliers and customers.”

A recent Electrosonic project: The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ New Nature Resource Center (NRC) in Raleigh,  North Carolina.

Robert Simpson, Electrosonic co-founder, has written a book on a short history of the company including contributions to the AV industry, called “Electrosonic – 50 Years on the Audio-Visual Frontline” which will be released in late March 2014.

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