Since its founding in 1978 Genelec, a Finnish company, has been dedicated to studio audio reproduction. Genelec has been the industry first to develop many of the key technologies in use today in studio monitor loudspeakers. The Directivity Control Waveguide™, the full implementation of the active loudspeaker with inbuilt power amplifiers and full loudspeaker element protection, integration of full room response tailoring. There is a growing number of applications especially in the surround sound reproduction, where the design principles and products of Genelec have proven to work excellently. Producing a wide range of monitors distributed in over 70 countries around the world, Genelec pursues their continuous research work to maintain their world leading position.