Huish Outdoors has acquired dive computer company Liquivision Products Inc., it was announced recently.
Huish Outdoors President Mike Huish said:
“The addition of the Liquivision team and products to our growing dive business represents a big step forward for us and we’re very excited to have them on board. Liquivision‘s products will complement our Atomic Cobalt line, and the Liquivision team will position us to bring innovative new products and technology to the market quickly. By combining Liquivision and Atomic Aquatics‘ design and engineering teams, it instantly gives us unparalleled expertise in dive computer design and manufacturing, along with an appetite for innovation and amazing technology. This acquisition has created the ideal platform for our success in the dive computer business.”
Founded in 2004 by inventor, freediver and former World Record Holder Eric Fattah, Liquivision has regularly rolled out an impressive string of firsts. In 2005, the company’s F1 bottom timer was the first dive instrument to ever incorporate an OLED display. In 2007, their high-powered X1 trimix CCR computer featured a revolutionary tap-based user interface. In 2013 they unveiled the world’s first long range wireless dive computer, the Lynx-AI, based on ultrasonic technology, allowing a diver to monitor his or her own air, as well as the air and location of up to nine other divers within a 100-meter range.
“I’m delighted to join the Huish team and excited about the opportunity to grow the Lynx business. This is just the start and together we intend to take the dive computer business to the next level.”
Margaret Malewski, co-owner and CEO of Liquivision, adds:
“This represents a milestone event for our company. Having grown Liquivision from a small start-up in Vancouver to a successful acquisition by a quality buyer in the form of Huish Outdoors is a real achievement for our team. We couldn’t be happier.”