Unsere Geschichte

Revo wurde im Jahr 2004 von David Baxter und Colin Urie in Lanark, einer kleinen Stadt in Schottland gegründet und ist eine der qualitativ hochwertigen Designmarken für Audioprodukte weltweit. Unsere Produkte zeichnen sich durch höchsten Anspruch an Material- und Verarbeitungsqualität sowie Benutzerfreundlichkeit, Design und Modernität aus. Seit Mitte des Jahres 2020 gehört die Marke Revo zum deutschen Unterhaltungselektronik-Unternehmen TELESTAR-DIGITAL GmbH. Das Ziel von TELESTAR ist, die Erfolgsgeschichte von Revo weiterzuschreiben und ganz im Sinne der Firmengründer die hohen Ansprüche an Qualität, Design und Benutzerfreundlichkeit beizubehalten.

Als Pionier in der digitalen Radiotechnik hat Revo durch die Qualität und die Liebe zum Detail Maßstäbe gesetzt. Produkte der Marke Revo sind hochdekoriert und konnten bereits viele renommierte Awards gewinnen.

Produkte der Marke Revo werden weltweit in über 20 Ländern verkauft.

Our History

2004 – Revo is founded in Lanark, Scotland with the intention of developing what would be the world’s first add-on DAB digital radio receiver. Design and development work begins in March with the ambitious target of a Christmas launch.

2005 – The Revo In-Car DAB Adaptor is launched to great acclaim and receives the prestigious ‘Car Accessory of the Year’ award from Auto Express. „It’s a brilliant solution, and one that opens up new possibilities for in-car entertainment”.

2006 – The rechargeable Pico portable DAB radio – Revo’s first non-automotive radio product, is released. An instant success in markets around the world, a variety of different Pico models followed before the design was retired in 2013.

2007 – Pico Wi-Fi, our first internet radio product is launched, followed soon after by BLIK RadioStation, the world’s first combined ‚hybrid‘ DAB and internet radio. Our ever popular Pico design wins a prestigious iF Product Design Award.

2008 – Revo receives its first Red Dot Product Design Award (for Pico) followed by a ‘Business Excellence Award’ from Scottish Enterprise for export success. Revo becomes an Apple MFi licencee and our first products are sold in the Apple Store.

2009 – We launch the world’s first colour touchscreen multi-format digital radio in the shape of our IKON model. Our iconic Heritage table radio is released to worldwide critical acclaim before going on to win our third Red Dot Product Design Award.

2010 – Revo launches the ground-breaking AXiS colour touchscreen radio to rave reviews. Revo enters the Asia Pacific market with a major launch event for the media in Hong Kong featuring our range-topping Heritage deluxe multi-format table radio.

2011 – AXiS wins the ‘Radio Product of the Year’ accolade at the What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision Awards in London and becomes part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Scotland. Revo and Monocle magazine collaborate on the M24 radio.

2012 – AXiS XS wins Revo its second successive ‘Radio Product of the Year’ title at the prestigious What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Awards. The Revo K2 multi-format tower radio collects our fifth straight Red Dot Product Design Award. A range of Revo products go on sale at MoMA stores in New York and Tokyo.

2013 – Revo introduces its acclaimed SuperConnect hybrid radio, the first radio product to feature Spotify’s new Connect feature. AXiS XS wins Revo a second Which ‘Best Buy’. After nearly 10 years, Revo unveils a confident new corporate identity that reflects the brand’s design and engineering focus.

2014 – SuperConnect is the world’s most celebrated radio with a string of 5-star reviews, a Red Dot Product Design award, the ‘Radio of the Year’ title in Scandinavia and a coveted What Hi-Fi? Award. Revo finds a home in luxe hotels such as ACE Hotel LA, Epiphany Palo Alto and the American Trade Hotel, Panama.

2015 – Our SuperSystem digital music system is launched and picks up a prestigious Red Dot product design award. Our radios go on sale at AT&T’s flagship store on Chicago’s North Michigan Ave. and provide the in-room soundtrack at the iconic, newly restored 241 room Chicago Athletic Association hotel in the windy city.

2016 – Revo SuperSystem picks up a string of 5-star reviews and accolades, including a What Hi-Fi? Award for ‘Best One-Box System’. SuperConnect collects adds another What Hi-Fi? Award to its growing collection. Bizarrely Kim Kardashian includes our SuperSignal radio in her Kanye inspired Fathers Day Gift Guide.

2017 – Revo makes its CES Show debut in Las Vegas, previewing two new models and picking up a ‘Best of CES’ award. We celebrate Monocle magazine’s 10th birthday with a special anniversary edition of our SuperConnect model, and there’s What Hi-Fi? Award number 7 and 8 for Super System and SuperConnect.

2018 – After 2 years of secret development, the Eames Radio makes its debut at Maison & Objet in Paris. Developed by Revo for Swiss furniture brand Vitra, the Eames Radio was originally conceived by legendary designers Charles & Ray Eames in 1946, but never produced. An overnight classic, 74 years in the making.

2019 – Revo collaborates with Edinburgh-based brewer Innis & Gunn on Project Ampersand, an initiative conceived to help tell the story of The Original, the firm’s barrel-aged beer. Revo produces a very limited edition version of SuperConnect, featuring a hand-made cabinet constructed from repurposed oak barrel staves.

Our Home

The Inox Building, our home, purpose-built for Revo in 2004.

The river Clyde running through the village of New Lanark.

Lanark’s historic St. Nicholas Church est. 1180 A.D.

A winter day with the town of Lanark sitting in the distance.