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650 LAYOFFS AT HARMAN

650 LAYOFFS AT HARMAN

Not long after its $8b acquisition by Samsung, Harman has announced 650 job cuts across its pro audio, video, lighting, and control system brands over the next nine to 12 months. Brands affected by the cuts include AKG, AMX, BSS, Crown, dbx, DigiTech, JBL, IDX, Martin, Soundcraft, Studer, and SVSI. The layoffs are accompanied by a
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September 15, 2017 News

HARMAN AT VIETNAM’S CAPELLA GALLERY HALL

HARMAN AT VIETNAM’S CAPELLA GALLERY HALL

Opened in November 2016, the Capella Gallery Hall is an upscale convention centre in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Featuring striking modern architecture and gorgeous interior design, the multifunctional space hosts a wide variety of events, ranging from luxurious weddings and private parties to international business conferences and industry conventions. The Capella Gallery Hall
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July 27, 2017 News

HARMAN CROWN CDi DRIVECORE SERIES

HARMAN CROWN CDi DRIVECORE SERIES

Harman Professional Solutions introduced Crown CDi DriveCore Series power amplifiers with high channel density, integrated DSP, full-featured front panel controls with colour display and international power features. “Venues such as bars, restaurants, worship facilities and retail spaces need high quality amplifiers that offer premium performance, without the premium price tag,” said Emilian Wojtowycz, Product Manager,
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June 15, 2017 News

THE HARMAN EXPERIENCE

THE HARMAN EXPERIENCE

Harman has consolidated its regional offices into one Singapore HQ. Pride of place is the Harman Professional Customer Experience Centre. We take a tour. Text:/ Christopher Holder The aircraft carrier is definitely turning round. As you might imagine for a company with around a US$7b annual turnover and 29,000 employees worldwide, it’s not a quick
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May 26, 2017 Projects

IBM A.I. MEETS HARMAN SYSTEMS

IBM A.I. MEETS HARMAN SYSTEMS

IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence technology has been paired with Harman’s AKG Microphones, JBL speakers and AMX AV control and switching systems to form the new Voice-Enabled Cognitive Rooms. It lets consumers simply ask questions or issue commands with their voice when in a room. These requests are then sent to the Watson cloud and Watson
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May 10, 2017 News

SAMSUNG ACQUIRES HARMAN

SAMSUNG ACQUIRES HARMAN

Samsung Electronics and Harman International Industries, Incorporated today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity value of approximately $8.0 billion.  Upon closing, the transaction will immediately give Samsung a significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market
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November 15, 2016 Companies, Industry, News

HARMAN OPENS SINGAPORE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CENTRE

HARMAN OPENS SINGAPORE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE CENTRE

Harman has opened its new Customer Experience Centre in Singapore — an engagement initiative aimed at forging deeper connections with enterprise and entertainment industry customers worldwide. The Centre gives visitors specific insights into Harman Professional Solutions including its stable of brands such as JBL, Crown, Soundcraft, Studer, AKG, Martin, AMX, BSS, dbx, and Lexicon. Customers
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October 26, 2016 News

AMX INTRODUCES N2300 SERIES

AMX INTRODUCES N2300 SERIES

Harman has announced the new AMX N2300 Series of 4K video over IP solutions, adding a cost-effective 4K video distribution solution to AMX’s existing range of 4K products. With a bandwidth of less than 200Mbps, users can distribute 4K video over existing Gigabit Ethernet networks with a latency of only one frame. “The new N2300
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October 6, 2016 News

HARMAN AT INFOCOMM 2016

HARMAN AT INFOCOMM 2016

One of Harman’s product releases at InfoComm 2016 is the new seven-inch AMX N-Touch Panels — an update to the AMX N-Series. It brings a larger touch screen and improved hardware design. The panels are available in both tabletop and wall-mount options, and are based upon the Modero S Series hardware design, giving users a
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June 9, 2016 News

P3 LED PANEL SYSTEM CONTROLLERS INTRODUCED BY MARTIN

P3 LED PANEL SYSTEM CONTROLLERS INTRODUCED BY MARTIN

Martin debuted two additions to the P3 System Controller family of LED video processors at Prolight + Sound, designed to be ergonomic solutions for configuring and running a system with LED video panels and creative LED video fixtures, like the Martin VDO Sceptron. The P3-150 System Controller is a replacement for the P3-100 and P3-200
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April 11, 2016 News