3 Questions for Audiodata CEO Hannes Palfinger

Hannes Palfinger is a successful entrepreneur, a hi-fi freak and is dead serious when it comes to quality. The combination of these characteristics led to the founding of Audiodata Lautsprecher GmbH in 2014. His mission: the perfect “Made in Austria” loudspeaker.

3 Questions for Franz Stöger

For more than 20 years, Franz Stöger has been looking for the perfect sound.  In hi-fi circles he is primarily known as a refiner of high-quality hi-fi systems. In the mid-1990s, Stöger founded the company “Tonart” which specialises in customising highquality hi-fi systems.

3 Questions for Audiodata founder Peter Schippers

His name is inseparably linked with the name Audiodata: in 1982 in Aachen, Germany, Peter Schippers founded the legendary loudspeaker brand. One of the first to do so, the young hi-fi pioneer used modern computer technology to minimise both manufacturing tolerances and standard deviation within a production series. And Peter Schippers is still at the leading edge with the new Audiodata Lautsprecher GmbH: together with Franz Stöger, he has developed the new loudspeaker series MASTER ONE.

3 Questions to Product Designer Stan Maes

He belongs to the generation of aspiring, internationally active product designers and, as a native Belgian, still has a great connection with Austria: Audiodata designer Stan Maes talks about his career, the personal design philosophy and the challenge of creating products whose main task it is to sound good.