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Blaze Audio Acquires Cornered Audio’s Commercial Install Loudspeaker Assets to Significantly Boost Product Offerings

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Denmark – Tuesday, May 7, 2024  Blaze Audio, a Copenhagen-based global leader specializing in pro audio solutions tailored for the installed sound market, has today announced it has acquired the Ci Series of commercial install loudspeakers from Cornered Audio ApS, a leading provider of aesthetically designed loudspeakers also based in Denmark. The strategic move enhances Blaze Audio’s product portfolio by aligning the Ci loudspeakers with their existing PowerZone™ amplifiers, software, and controllers. 

The deal will see Blaze Audio take immediate ownership of the Ci Series of products—the Ci2, Ci4, Ci4-V, Ci5, Ci5-V, and CS8 and CS12 subwoofers—that are designed for commercial and hospitality locations. These surface-mounted speakers make for a discrete and elegant installation while offering real pro-audio sound reproduction with wide and uniform coverage, clarity, and reliability. 

A well-established and respected provider of loudspeaker solutions, Cornered Audio is known for its modern aesthetic design and great sound performance, with residential products for homes and home cinema, and commercial products for hotels, bars, restaurants, and meeting rooms. 

As a result of this acquisition, the commercial products will be transferred to Blaze Audio and will be available via its global distribution channels, while Cornered Audio will continue with its residential portfolio. 

George Tennet, VP of Sales and Marketing at Blaze Audio said: “Blaze Audio has a strong portfolio of install amplifiers, with and without full DSP, and these are sold globally via the Blaze Partner network. Adding a lineup of unique, designer commercial speakers allows us to extend our value proposition, and we are looking forward to combining the great sound and great design of the Ci Series with our reliable and flexible amplifiers.”

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Commenting on the acquisition, Hans Madsen, Founder and CEO of Cornered Audio, said: “I’m very pleased to see the commercial range become part of a fast-growing and well-organized installation brand like Blaze Audio and see them build projects with many more systems partners around the world. Cornered Audio will now strengthen its focus on the residential and home cinema markets, where our passion is to play an even bigger role moving forward.’’

For information regarding local availability, please reach out to your nearest Blaze Audio distributor: https://blaze-audio.com/partners.

For detailed information on the Ci loudspeaker series now available through Blaze Audio, please visit: https://www.pro.cornered.dk/shop/ci-series.

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