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inMusic Announces Its Acquisition of ArKaos

inMusic has announced its acquisition of ArKaos.

Founded in 1996, ArKaos specializes in video processing technologies, including software and hardware for projects like architectural installations, LED applications, broadcast, and live events. Started by developing dedicated video systems for live shows and artists like Jean-Michelle Jarre, ArKaos is now focused on bringing visual technology software to a  wider market. This includes a dedicated video solution for DJs/VJs, with software like Grand VJ, while MediaMaster serves the pro entertainment industry with software and hardware.

By joining inMusic’s other brands like SoundSwitch, ArKaos will help consumers provide a fully encompassing performance experience integrating audio and visuals, according to the companies.

inMusic is the parent company for a number of other music technology and consumer electronic brands, including AIR Music Technology, Akai Professional, Alto Professional, Alesis, BFD, Denon DJ, Denon Professional, Engine DJ, HeadRush, ION Audio, M-Audio, Marantz Professional, MARQ Lighting, MixMeister, Numark, RANE, SONiVOX, SoundSwitch and Stanton. inMusic’s world-famous, state-of-the-art research and development team responds dynamically to its customers with advanced technology and software ecosystems. ArKaos and its entire engineering department will now become part of inMusic’s R&D family, bringing their specialized knowledge and expertise to be supported by the resources and IP of the entire inMusic group.

“inMusic continually redefines the landscape for music, DJ, and visual technology. With ArKaos joining the home of the world’s premier technology brands, inMusic’s ground-breaking advancements in engineering, design and technology guarantees to put ArKaos at the forefront of their industry, and closely integrating them with our other brands will provide consumers an all-encompassing experience," says inMusic CEO Jack O’Donnell.

“We have successfully closed the acquisition of ArKaos. We are very excited and happy about this new chapter," adds Agnes Wojewoda, outgoing MD and founder of ArKaos. "The integration to inMusic Brands creates an amazing perspective for ArKaos to continue to develop and meet with our customers’ expectations.”

For more information, go to www.arkaos.com.

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also co-hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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