Dynavox Inc Announces Strategic Alliance with Abilia AB
London, United Kingdom – June 5th, 2013 – Dynavox, the leading US-based developer of Speech Generating Device products and Special Education Software, and Abilia, the leading European developer of communication and environment control products, today announced they have entered into a strategic alliance to market and develop products within the United Kingdom and the United States.
This partnership will allow both companies to provide individuals with communication, cognitive, and physical challenges with a broad portfolio of technology solutions to positively impact their daily lives. In addition, the strategic alliance will enable collaborative development of unique solutions for those customers.
“The opportunity to partner with Abilia will allow DynaVox to reach new customers in the UK through a broader portfolio of assistive technology products that spans beyond DynaVox’s core strength in Speech-Generating Devices. We are excited to partner Abilia, who is committed to providing high quality products and services to their constituents,” said Michelle Wilver, President and CEO of DynaVox.
“In the US market, DynaVox has a strong brand and deep customer relationships that will allow us to position our technology solutions in this strategic market,” said David Jern, Abilia Board member. “This strong pairing of our technology with the service and support DynaVox provides to its customers in the US will be a win for our customers.”
DynaVox provides speech generating devices and symbol-adapted special education software to assist individuals in overcoming their speech, language and learning challenges. These solutions are designed to help individuals who have complex communication and learning needs participate in the home, classroom and community. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, the company’s mission is to enable their customers to realize their full communication and education potential by developing industry-leading devices, software and content and by providing the services to support them.
Abilia is the leading European manufacturer and developer of communication, cognition and environmental control solutions. The company is based in Stockholm, and has offices in Cambridge, Oslo and Risör.
Please visit www.dynavoxtech.com or www.abilia.org.uk for more information.