Tag Archives: Electronics

Garmin to acquire JL Audio

Garmin Ltd. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JL Audio, a privately-held U.S. company that designs and manufactures audio solutions for marine, aftermarket automotive, powersports, home and RV customers. “JL Audio’s extensive audio experience will create new opportunities to provide premium audio features across a broad range of our markets and products. The JL Audio brand ...

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Wet Sounds partners with Specialty Marketing for regional distribution

Wet Sounds announced its strategic partnership with Specialty Marketing as the exclusive distributor for the Mid-Atlantic States, Metro and Upstate N.Y., and New England States territories. By appointing Specialty Marketing as the exclusive distributor, Wet Sounds aims to provide customers in the Mid-Atlantic States, Metro and Upstate N.Y., and New England States with easier access to their audio solutions. “We ...

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ProSpec adds sales and data analytics manager

ProSpec Electronics, manufacturer and supplier of outdoor OEM and aftermarket audio solutions, has hired Jerry Raymond for the position of sales and data analytics manager. Josh Berry, VP of sales and marketing, made the announcement. In his new role, Raymond expands ProSpec’s business partnerships within the marine, golf cart, UTV/ATV and powersports sectors by leveraging data tools that inform and ...

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RiverPark acquires ProSpec Electronics

ProSpec Electronics, a manufacturer and supplier of high-performance outdoor OEM and aftermarket audio solutions, has been acquired by electronics distributor RiverPark Inc. Dave Sykes, ProSpec president, and Steve Bollero, RiverPark president, made the shared announcement. For 10 years, ProSpec and RiverPark have enjoyed a business relationship that spurs product innovation. In addition to expanding the sales and distribution footprint focused ...

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Across Ocean Systems partners with Gemeco

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Gemeco Marine Electronics Specialists announced a distribution agreement with Across Ocean Systems (AOS), a Canadian manufacturer of innovative NMEA 2000 solutions. “Gemeco is an ideal partner to help us grow our brand awareness and customer base in North America,” stated Jordan Shishmanov, AOS founder and president. “In addition to specializing in NMEA 2000 products and solutions, Gemeco’s technical knowledge and ...

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Hubbell, Ward’s celebrate 60 years of collaboration

Hubbell Marine and Ward's Marine Electronics celebrate 60 years of collaboration.

Hubbell Marine Electrical Products and Ward’s Marine Electric are celebrating their 60th anniversary. This collaboration is marked with a strong distributor relationship, manufacturing partnership and shared desire to improve the marine electrical experience. Ward’s Marine Electric was founded in 1950 by Ward Eshleman Sr. It has remained a family-owned south Florida business known for marine electrical engineering, surveying, refit and ...

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AVIKUS recognized for innovation at CES 2023

AVIKUS, HD Hyundai’s autonomous navigation in-house startup, announced its NeuBoat, an autonomous phase-2 navigation solution for leisure boats, was recognized for innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). NeuBoat was selected as an Innovation Award Honoree in the category of Vehicle Tech and Advanced Mobility.  The CES Innovation Awards program is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in ...

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Avikus, Raymarine sign memorandum of understanding

AVIKUS, HD Hyundai’s autonomous navigation in-house startup and Raymarine, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the 2022 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. The two organizations will cooperate on the integration of the world’s first autonomous leisure boat solution, the Avikus NeuBoat, into Raymarine’s world-leading navigational products. In addition, the MoU includes a cooperation on exploring the future ...

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Iris Innovations opens new U.S. office

Iris Innovations, manufacturer of rugged, affordable on-board camera security and situational awareness systems, announced the opening of a new U.S. office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The location allows Iris Innovations to enhance its presence in the USA and work more closely with customers in this key maritime market. Located at 969 W Commercial Blvd., Pine Ridge Plaza, Fort Lauderdale, the ...

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Actisense celebrates 25 years

Actisense, the global NMEA specialists, have celebrated their 25th anniversary. The electronics company, founded in 1997 by Phil Whitehurst, was originally set up as a consultancy business to advise other electronics manufacturers, but soon created its own multi award-winning range of innovative products to help boaters overcome a range of NMEA-related challenges. Actisense has become a preferred brand for marine ...

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