SnapAV Acquires Autonomic

Autonomic Brings Music Streaming, Expanded Multiroom Audio to SnapAV Line
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With its acquisition of Autonomic Controls, SnapAV continued its holiday shopping spree with its second company purchase in less than a month. Autonomic, with its 21-person team in Armonk, NY, offers a line of media servers, multiroom amplifiers, an intuitive app for Apple and Android devices, as well as elegant, designer friendly in-wall keypads.

“We are thrilled to add Autonomic to the SnapAV lineup,” said John Heyman, SnapAV CEO. “This is a company that focuses on the custom channel and has shown continuous expertise in the media streaming category. Autonomic has the right products, people, and culture to make this deal a success for everyone involved, including our dealers.”

Autonomic products are backed by integration with leading control systems, such as Savant, Crestron, Control4, and URC, and incorporate more than a dozen popular music services, including Spotify and Pandora. To provide users with the best audio possible, Autonomic supports full High-resolution Audio (HRA) at 24-bit/192kHz. 

Autonomic CEO Michael de Nigris views SnapAV as a like-minded partner with a strong commitment to the custom-install channel. “SnapAV has shaped the industry since their inception, and we believe our unique product offering will be a great addition to their lineup. Our companies are a perfect cultural fit, and because SnapAV is the top supplier in the industry, it helps expand our reach.”

SnapAV has made a series of acquisitions within the last year, which have brought numerous benefits to custom installers. It first acquired industry-leader SunBriteTV last October, and views subsequent SunBriteTV success as a glimpse into the future of Autonomic. 

“It’s better to be a SunBriteTV dealer now than before we acquired them. Dealers receive a better product, greater support, and tools that make selling easier,” Heyman continued. “We have the same plans for the Autonomic product line. If you already sell their products, this is a deal you should be excited about. If you don’t sell Autonomic today, you’re going to want to start.”

The company also acquired intelligent surveillance equipment manufacturer Visualint in mid-November, adding the 15-person Florida brand to its lineup.

Autonomic products will be available on the SnapAV website, and with SnapAV’s programs and pricing, starting in January. 

Integrators can learn more about the new acquisition online.