AbleNet Announces Exclusive Global Rights to
Manufacture and Sell the Entire Line of Madentec
Computer Access Products
This agreement broadens the AbleNet product line in the computer access market, providing tools for those
with physical and mobility impairments
April 07, 2010 02:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AbleNet, Inc. announces the agreement with Madentec
Limited of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada for the exclusive global rights to manufacture and sell their entire line of
assistive technology solutions. This adds a broad portfolio of proven devices to the AbleNet computer access
products. Madentec will continue to own the products and provide engineering development support, which has
been their core strength.
“We are enthusiastic about adding the Madentec line-up of products to the AbleNet computer access product
portfolio,” said Jennifer Thalhuber, CEO of AbleNet, Inc. “This brings us much closer to reaching our goal to
become the global leader in providing easy-tech computer access tools.” AbleNet's manufacturing and global
marketing expertise will enhance the growth potential of the Madentec products.
The Madentec product brands will be retained to leverage the market position the company has earned. The
Tracker brand, for example, has been in the market for 15 years and is a leader with its’ infrared light which allows
hands free movement of the cursor for those who cannot use a computer mouse for navigation. Other Madentec
products include the IntelliSwitch, DiscoverPro, ScreenDoors, Magic Cursor and Discover Envoy.
“It has been an honor to be a major contributor to bringing computer access tools to the thousands of people
worldwide who are now able to communicate with their friends, family, professional colleagues and anyone else they
want to reach,” said Randy Marsden, President & CEO of Madentec. “I am confident that AbleNet’s manufacturing
and marketing strength will put the Madentec products on an even faster growth path as we