AUDAC is one of the leading audio solutions provider and manufacturer that specializes in designing and manufacturing innovative audio equipment for various applications. Founded with a vision to revolutionize the audio industry, AUDAC combines cutting-edge technology with a deep understanding of sound engineering to deliver high-quality audio solutions tailored to meet the diverse needs of its customers. 

The company revolves around offering networked sound solutions, this focus has increased since the arrival of the Atellio family.

Furthermore, with a focus on innovation, reliability, and user-friendliness, AUDAC continues to push the boundaries of audio technology and enhance the overall audio experience.

Interview with Tom Van de Sande, CEO of AUDAC.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company? 

Tom Van de Sande: The company offers a wide range of products including amplifiers, loudspeakers, mixers, microphones, and audio networking solutions, catering to industries such as hospitality, retail, education, corporate, and entertainment. Whether it’s creating immersive sound experiences in commercial spaces, or enhancing communication systems in educational institutions, AUDAC prides itself on its commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. 

AUDAC operates manufacturing facilities where it produces its range of audio equipment. These facilities adhere to stringent quality control measures to ensure that all products meet the company’s high standards of performance, reliability, and durability. Thanks to our distribution network, we can remain steadfast and provide comprehensive customer support services, including technical assistance, product training, and after-sales support. AUDAC is committed to creating a strong community. 

Through its dedication to research and development, as well as its strong emphasis on customer support and service, AUDAC has established itself as a trusted partner for audio professionals and enthusiasts worldwide. 

E.E: What’s the news about new products/services? 

T.V.d.S: We’ve recently been proud to announce the arrival of the new ATEOxM series. They set the new industry standards for in- and full outdoor applications. These products offer convenience, efficiency, and seamless connectivity to enhance everyday experiences. Their precursor has been a staple piece in the market for over 12 years and we’re more than sure that the renewed ATEOxM series will follow their footsteps! 

Furthermore, we recently have decided to restructure our products in product families: the Atellio Family, the Consenso Family and the Soveno Family. If we take a look deeper into the networked sound & networked controlled Atellio Family, we can say it’s a comprehensive range of audio solutions designed to elevate sound experiences across various environments. Dante AES67 is the essential element in providing networked sound. The family also features cutting-edge technology that enables you to control & configure your sound system with a custom dashboard. At the heart of this family, you can find AUDAC Touch™, our total control & configuration platform. Users can control their audio solution with ease, while integrators/ installers can enjoy a user-friendly configuration platform. All build in one application! With a focus on delivering exceptional audio quality, versatility, and ease of integration, these solutions empower users to create immersive soundscapes in settings ranging from corporate boardrooms and educational institutions to hospitality venues and retail spaces. Offering highly flexible and scalable solutions, the AUDAC Atellio Family sets the standard for excellence in audio innovation, providing unparalleled solutions for any application. 

E.E: What are the ranges of products/services? 

T.V.d.S: Our range of products and services has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past four decades. Originally focused solely on selling complete hardware solutions, we have evolved into a dynamic Software as a Service (SAAS) company. This evolution reflects our commitment to innovation and meeting the evolving needs of our customers. Right now, we’re focused on delivering total solutions to the market. From a wide range of software upgrades, to enhancing the functionality and performance of products like the Atellio family and AUDAC Touch. 

E.E: What is the state of the market where you are currently active? 

T.V.d.S: AUDAC specializes in providing customized audio solutions to meet the specific demands of our clients within these sectors. By offering innovative and high-quality audio solutions, we aim to enhance audio experiences across various environments. We’re mostly active in the fixed install market. Our product range focuses on background & foreground music systems. Besides that, we also focus on and develop quality products that aims to cherish the public address system market. 

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends? 

T.V.d.S: In the context of AUDAC, a trend is that the market is increasingly leaning towards software-based solutions. There’s a shift towards viewing products as a foundation with additional features and enhancements built upon it. This trend highlights the importance of adaptability and innovation in meeting the evolving needs of our customers. Ease of integration has also been never as important as before. System integrators are looking for the right product with the best user experience as the best integration experience. 

E.E: What are the most innovative products/services marketed? 

T.V.d.S: By far our AUDAC Touch™ platform, it’s single OS which is how we offer the most intuitive way of designing and managing your sound system installation. You can create custom user dashboards without coding, enabling you to control your system from any device. For more complex solutions, it’s also possible to use LUA for tailor-made control scripts. We created AUDAC Touch™ for quick integrations and immersive user experiences. As of lately we’re excited to offer a variety of premium features that will enhance the experience of AUDAC Touch™. While our free version provides a fantastic foundation, the advanced features help you get the most out of our platform. 

E.E: What estimations do you have for the beginning of 2024? 

T.V.d.S: We are particularly excited about strengthening our position in the fixed install market segment and about the potential for expansion. With the large expansion of our networked sound solutions named Atellio family we are convinced that system integrators will value this new approach where individual products become solutions by themselves. Resulting in significant increases in our market share.