Liberty AV Buys Intelix
Liberty AV Solutions, a division of Wesco Distribution, has acquired Middleton, Wisc.-based Intelix, a manufacturer of AV components and software, for an undisclosed sum.
Liberty AV Solutions, a division of Wesco Distribution, has acquired Middleton, Wisc.-based Intelix, a manufacturer of AV components and software, for an undisclosed sum. Liberty AV became part of Wesco in 2006 as part of Wesco's acquisition of Communications Supply Corp.
Liberty AV is a supplier of audiovisual products ranging from bulk wire and cable, to equipment enclosures and mounts, to power distribution products.
"Intelix has built a fine reputation among AV professionals over the last decade," said John Dace, who leads the Liberty AV operation within Wesco, in a statement. "The company will enable the analog-to-digital transition. Its latest generation of products promises to make the shift to HDMI easier, reliable, and more profitable."
Liberty AV will bring the full support and service of its global sales force to the task of bringing the entire Intelix catalog to market, company officials said. Intelix will continue to research and develop products.
"We are a research and development company first," said Intelix founder Steve Cohan, who will stay on to guide operations at the company, in a statement. "We'll continue to delve deeply into discovering what it takes to make HDMI products work more efficiently. As it has been from the beginning, our goal is to help system designers and integrators adapt to today's realities as quickly as possible and in a pain-free environment."
Intelix manufactures an extensive line of HDMI-over-coax extenders, distribution amplifiers, scalers, converters, matrix switchers, room combiners, and multizone paging systems. It also offers a broad line of AV-over-twisted-pair extenders, including solutions for multiple formats of audio and video, VGA, DVI, HDMI, USB, and PS2.