Louroe Electronics Through the Years

About Louroe Electronics

Located in Van Nuys, California, Louroe Electronics® has developed into the world leader in audio monitoring technology for security and public safety applications since its inception in 1979. The company’s Digifact® and Verifact® line of microphones, complementing base stations, and communication accessories are utilized by both the private and government sectors. For over four decades, Louroe Electronics has maintained rigorous standards to ensure its products provide reliability, durability and excellent performance for its customers’ needs.

Founded by Lou F. Weiss and his wife Rose, Louroe began with a small support staff and has since grown to over 20 employees.

Louroe’s products are installed in over 60 countries worldwide.

There are over 825,000 Verifact® microphones in use across the globe.

Louroe Timeline


Lou and Rose Weiss start Louroe Electronics in a garage.

Mr. Lou Weiss opens Louroe Electronics in Van Nuys, CA and prints the first Louroe Sales Catalog /Installation Manual.


Use of Louroe products rapidly expands in the government and law enforcement sectors.

Louroe Electronics expands to 5 employees.


The company moves and expands into 2 spaces for office needs and production with a now total of 9 employees.

The company buys a 7000 sq. ft. building and prints the first Audio Surveillance and Audio Security Product Catalog.


Louroe buys a 17,000 sq ft. building in Van Nuys, CA.

Founder Lou Weiss passes, and Lou’s nephew, Richard Brent, becomes CEO.


Louroe adopts environmental standards in its manufacturing, and replaces its soldering system to lead-free. It now has 135 products and seventeen manufacturers.

The company expanded to 28 employees and conducts business in 22 countries.


Louroe receives LA Chamber’s World Trade Week Honoree Export Achievement.

Louroe expands to 44 countries.


Louroe’s IFPX wins SIA New Product Showcase Award in the “Commercial and Monitoring Solutions” category at ISC West 2013.

Louroe delivers products to 52 countries.


Louroe is invited by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on her first trade mission to Mexico and participates in additional trade missions that year.

Louroe introduces first software solution


Louroe CEO Richard Brent is recognized as the Security Industry Association (SIA) Committee Chair of the Year and is later appointed to SIA’s Board of Directors.

Louroe launches its initial DigiFact® Series with audio analytics solutions, which was named a “Top 30 Innovation of 2015” by Security Sales & Integration.


Louroe receives  “New Product of the Year” for audio analytics.

Louroe launches the Digifact™ A, the first-ever IP microphone with built-in audio analytics for the security industry.


Louroe celebrates 40th anniversary, and delivers solutions to over 60 countries.

Louroe introduces the DigiFact™ IP Network Microphone Series with four all new microphones.



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