OWI-Inc. was founded in 1978 as a loudspeaker manufacturer. The company's pioneering lines of outdoor/indoor, weatherized or weatherproof speakers are considered the industry standard. As a company, OWI is dedicated to research and development. This emphasis has led to an expanded product line of award-winning sophisticated audio equipment for the AV integrators, commercial, industrial and residential markets.
The company is known worldwide for its rock and landscape garden speaker collections, surface mounted, in-ceiling and in-wall speakers, unique trumpet speakers for paging and music and BSK weatherproof shower speakers. Through internal research and development efforts, OWI has created many breakthrough products including Self-Amplified In-ceiling and Trumpet Speakers, 70 Volt In-wall Amps, compact in-wall mounted Media Center control modules and thewall-mounted Infrared Wireless Microphone System for classrooms, boardrooms, training rooms and meeting rooms. The newest offering is the "Green" Amplified Speaker model.