30 years of BMS Audio - Milestones
Move to new offices
Due to expansion at the operational level, but also to open up new markets worldwide, we have moved. You can find us immediately at the following address:
BMS Audio GmbH
Roßfelder Straße 65/5
2019 - Death of company founder Thomas Bayerlein
After the sudden death of company founder Thomas Bayerlein, his two children will continue to run the company.
2019 - elysium® tgs starts the Beta-Test
The elysium® tgs app can be fully used and tested for a couple of months.
2018 - ELYSIUM tgs
Times change... communication too. BMS Audio is developing the first app to provide all the functions of a tour guide system. ELYSIUM tgs represents a new dimension in group tours and is independent of hardware, transport and use.
2018 - Audio guide & tour guide system in one
BMS Audio rounds off its product range for all kinds of guided tours with the GroupyCompany product, a hybrid consisting of an audio guide and a conventional tour guide system.
2017 - Even longer, even more: TOM-Audio TG-200
BMS Audio extends its range once more, launching the third tour guide system with an even longer battery life. The TOM-AUDIO TG-200 eTour.
2016 - Digital tour guide system with dialogue function
BMS Audio launches the first bidirectional tour guide system with a query function. The TOM-AUDIO TG-101.
2015 - Digital tour guide system
BMS Audio launches the first digital tour guide system with its TOM-Audio TG-100.
The business of the sole proprietorship BMS Audio is transferred to BMS Audio GmbH.
2010 - Underwater loudspeakers
Thomas Bayerlein develops the first music system for underwater sound. The TA-100 features a digital amplifier and a digital signal processor (DSP) - with moulded underwater speakers, it forms the basis of the TOM-Audio TA-100 AquaVox.
BMS Audio becomes an adviser to the Württemberg State Sports Association on everything relating to sound systems at sporting events.
2005 - External warehouse
The company’s Asian business is booming. The area around the external warehouse in Unoldsheim is extended to create even more capacity.
2004 - Asia
BMS Audio produces loudspeakers in Asia for the first time.
Space becomes cramped: BMS Audio moves into new premises on the Maulacher Strasse in Crailsheim.
2003 - Poland
Demand increases. To meet it, BMS Audio expands capacity and produces mobile loudspeakers in Poland.
2002 - The first tour guide system
BMS Audio enters the market for tour guide systems with the TTS-30.
The company relocates its headquarters to Crailsheim.
1992 - Founding of BMS Audio
The time has come: Thomas Bayerlein founds BMS Audio as a sole trader with its head office in Vaihingen an der Enz and specialises in small, portable loudspeakers.
1982 - Harmonic Design
In Stuttgart, Thomas Bayerlein starts out in the production and development of sound reinforcement equipment. As a partner, he is responsible for sales at Harmonic Design.
1981 - Music business
Together with Michael Geissler, Thomas Bayerlein runs Musikladen Geissler & Bayerlein, a music shop in Crailsheim. The focus is on sound reinforcement equipment.
Thomas Bayerlein starts out on a career in sound reinforcement and takes over the technical support of bands at concerts. He is also responsible for system maintenance.