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Audiovox

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  • Audiovox Corporation
  • 150 Marcus Blvd. Hauppauge, NY 11788, USA
  • Official website
  • Form on site
  • +1 631 231 7750
  • No fax number available

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Equipment[add model]

Audiovox manufactures or has manufactured the following equipment (click to expand models list):

CD-Players
 
DVD-Players
 
Dynamic Speakers
 
Solid State Amplifiers
 
Tape Decks
 

General information [contribute]

TAC (August 23, 2008): Audiovox traditionally makes and sells car audio products etc. under names such as Prestige, Rampage and SPS. At one point they bought part of the assets of Recoton and with them gained a lot of brands and product lines including Phase Linear and Road Gear. They also obtained product lines of Acoustic Research, Jensen and Advent and the right to use those brands on loudspeakers and electronics products. On op of they became owner of Mac Audio, Magnat, Heco and Phase Evolution (car audio )name.

Cees Witjes(July 3, 2009): Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), established in 1965, Audiovox continues to operate and expand under its chairman and founder John J. Shalam. Audiovox Corporation operates as an international distributor and value-added service provider in the accessory, mobile and consumer electronics industries. The Company conducts its business through seven wholly owned subsidiaries: American Radio Corp., Audiovox Accessories Corp. (AAC), Audiovox Consumer Electronics, Inc., Audiovox Electronics Corporation (AEC), Audiovox German Holdings GmbH (Audiovox Germany), Audiovox Venezuela, C.A. and Code Systems, Inc. (Code).

Audiovox Corporation markets its products under the Audiovox brand name and other brand names, including: Acoustic Research, Advent, Ambico, Car Link, Chapman, Code-Alarm, Discwasher, Energizer, Incaar, Jensen Electronics, Mac Audio, Magnat, Movies2Go, Oehlbach, Phase Linear, Prestige, Pursuit, Rampage, RCA Audio/Video, RCA Accessories, Recoton, Road Gear, Surface, Spikemaster, Terk

Audiovox also distributes private labels through a domestic and international distribution network. The Company also functions as an original equipment manufacturers (OEM) supplier to several customers and has only one segment, the Electronics group, which is organized by product category.

History[contribute]

1965 Audiovox is founded by John J. Shalam.

1975 Audiovox reaches its first $100 million in sales.

1981 Audiovox enters the vehicle security market.

Audiovox Kia CES 20051984 Audiovox Enters Cellular Market with its first mobile unit and forms Strategic supply alliance with Toshiba Corp.

1987 Audiovox IPO. is listed as VOX on the American Stock Exchange.

1988 Audiovox ships first portable cellular telephone.

1991 The Company splits into two Marketing Groups: wireless and electronics; ACC introduces Minivox.

1994 Audiovox issues subordinated debentures.

1995 Audiovox Communications Corp. is formed as wholly-owned subsidiary.

1996 ACC sells 1 million handsets. 1996 Audiovox enters consumer electronics marketplace with first line of home and portable stereos. 1996 Audiovox licenses 'Audiovox' brand for first time. 1996 Audiovox converts subordinated debentures.

1997 Audiovox Electronics begins selling aftermarket mobile video systems.

1998 ACC ships first CDMA digital handset. 1998 Audiovox Electronics introduces FRS (Family Radio Service) 2-Way Radios.

1999 Audiovox reaches $1 Billion in sales with 88% increase over 1998. 1999 ACC sales increase 110%; Audiovox Electronics sales increase 31%. 1999 ACC ranked number 3 overall and number 2 in CDMA in wireless market. 1999 Toshiba makes 5% equity investment in ACC. 1999 ACC Ships its first TDMA handset. 1999 ACC Introduces GSM phones for international use. 1999 Electronics Division introduces first Web Related product. 1999 Audiovox FRS radios gain 20% market share. 1999 Audiovox announces follow on stock offering.

2000 Audiovox moves trading to Nasdaq under 'VOXX'. 2000 Audiovox announces OEM contract with Nissan North America for 2000 model year. 2000 Audiovox forms Audiovox Electronics Corp, a wholly owned subsidiary for the marketing of consumer and mobile electronics. 2000 Audiovox added to Russell 2000. 2000 Audiovox earns OEM contract to supply mobile video for FORD 2001 models. 2000 Audiovox introduces its first MP3 Player. 2000 Audiovox completes follow on stock offering and increases public float by 2 million shares.

2001 Audiovox announces first GMRS/GPS two way radio. 2001 Audiovox reaches leadership position in mobile video market. 2001 Audiovox portable DVD players gain number 3 market share. 2001 Audiovox ranked number 1 in CDMA handsets.

2002 Audiovox acquires assets of Code-Alarm Inc. Vehicle security company. 2002 Audiovox launches Pocket PC with Microsoft format. 2002 Toshiba increases investment in ACC to 25%. 2002 Audiovox enters satellite radio market with products in both XM and Sirius formats. 2002 Audiovox launches into PDA market with Verizon. 2002 Audiovox adds Sprint to marketing partners on the PDA products. 2002 Audiovox debuts first color screen phone. 2002 Audiovox partners with Buena Vista on Disney promotion.

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