Audinate Group Limited, developer of Dante, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the video business of Silex Insight SA (“Silex”), based in Belgium, after the transaction was initially announced on December 13 2021). The Silex video business produces video networking products for manufacturers of AV equipment; Silex will retain its existing security business.
The acquisition allows Audinate to accelerate its strategic vision for integrated audio and video over IP and adds breadth and depth to its AV-over-IP product line up. In addition, the transaction increases video FPGA expertise within the company, and cements critical mass for its video engineering team in Europe.
“Since the development of our first Dante AV product we have been committed to bringing the simplicity and interoperability of Dante to the video-over-IP market,” states Audinate co-founder and CEO Aidan Williams. “With this acquisition, we are doubling down on that strategy. The video codecs and deep product expertise in the team, in combination with our Dante networking technology, will enable us to go to market with a variety of full-service video offerings.”