Audiokinetic Announces European Subsidiary in Hilversum, Netherlands

Audiokinetic Joins Utrecht Region Technology Hub

Hilversum, Netherlands– October, 6th 2023– Audiokinetic Inc., the leading global provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the interactive media and gaming industries announced today the opening of its European subsidiary in Hilversum, Netherlands. This strategic move positions Audiokinetic closer to its European community of users, clients and partners, while perfectly aligning with the company's diversification goals.

“Our expansion to Hilversum signifies our dedication to delivering exceptional services to our esteemed European community and underscores our commitment to building even closer relationships with our strategic partners and allies." said Martin H. Klein, CEO of Audiokinetic. “The Utrecht region is renowned for its exceptional talent in the fields of technology, engineering, and digital innovation. We are excited about the prospects of collaborating with the local community and its top-tier talent, both in the Netherlands and across Europe, and we are looking forward to actively contributing to the region’s thriving technology ecosystem.”

Audiokinetic has established itself as a global audio technology pioneer, consistently delivering cutting-edge interactive audio solutions. Notably, its flagship audio middleware Wwise, is the gold standard within the gaming and interactive media industry. Recent years have witnessed the successful diversification of its portfolio, encompassing sectors such as Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) and the Automotive industry, among others.

Europe is a prime destination for technology and gaming companies, and also stands as a dynamic epicenter for the automotive industry. Home to the world’s largest OEMs, Europe cultivates an unparalleled environment for innovation and collaboration towards advancements in the automotive industry.

“With the growing importance of interactive audio across various industries, our company is uniquely positioned to offer its expertise to businesses seeking interactive audio solutions, spanning from immersive entertainment experiences to automotive infotainment and safety. We consider establishing a subsidiary in Europe a pivotal step in realizing our future growth objectives and enhancing our diversification efforts.” said Martin H. Klein, CEO of Audiokinetic.

About Audiokinetic

Audiokinetic is the leading provider of cross-platform audio solutions for interactive media and gaming, and sets new standards in interactive audio production for location-based entertainment, automotive, consumer electronics, and training simulation. A trusted and strategic partner to the world’s largest interactive media developers and OEMs, Audiokinetic has a long-established ecosystem of allies within the audio industry and amongst platform manufacturers. The company’s middleware solutions include the award-winning Wwise® and SoundSeed®, as well as Wwise Automotive™ and Strata™. Audiokinetic, a Sony Group Company, is headquartered in Montréal, Canada, has subsidiaries in Tokyo, Japan, Shanghai, China, Hilversum, Netherlands, as well as Product Experts in the USA.

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