Our Story

Our Story


Who We Are

The AVID story is one of innovation and putting forth remarkably simple solutions we design to enhance life’s experiences. We are a 100 percent employee-owned company with a rich history of success. We provide midnful audio solutions to the Education, Healthcare, Hospitality and Travel markets.



Our History

Founded in 1953 in Providence, Rhode Island, AVID began developing audio products for home and commercial use with an initial focus on the airline industry.  AVID, an acronym for Audio Visual Instructional Device, continues to build upon our legacy as a trusted worldwide provider of choice for audio, comfort and service solutions.



Our Team

Our global team of thought leaders share a passion for excellence in all that we do. AVID's rich history and over 60 years of dependability inspires our employee-owners on a daily basis.

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What We Care About

AVID strives for community and sustainability excellence while aligning ourselves closely with customer efforts, global partners and suppliers.

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