HARMAN Wins Two 2013-2014 EISA “Best Product” Awards

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STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), composed of 50 special interest magazines from 19 countries focusing on photography, A/V products, home theatres, and mobile devices, has recognized two HARMAN products with prestigious "Best Product" awards for 2013-2014. HARMAN is pleased to announce that the AKG K935 Wireless Hi-Fi headphones and the Harman Kardon Onyx portable speaker have been awarded best-in-class designation.

Every year, the EISA Awards applaud the newest products on the market that combine the most advanced technology, the most desirable features, the ultimate expression of design, the most satisfying ergonomics and the greatest value for their price. EISA awards are presented to products released in Europe within the past 12 months and deemed representative of their product category by a judging panel composed of editors of EISA-affiliated magazines specializing in that product division.

AKG K935 Wireless Hi-Fi Headphones

If you want to enjoy the sound of your hi-fi system privately, but without being tethered to a headphone socket, then AKG’s K935 wireless ’phone is the perfect solution. The base unit, which can be wall-mounted, includes hidden magnets that hold the headphone in place while they charge, allowing for up to eight hours of remote listening enjoyment over a high quality 2.4GHz wireless connection. RCA and 3.5mm analogue inputs are fitted along with a sensitivity switch to accommodate a wide variety of music sources. Not only does the K935 develop a very detailed, spacious and sympathetic sound, but its soft and compliant velvet ear pads and light weight ensure the headphone is equally comfortable to wear.

http://www.eisa.eu/award/4/european-wireless-hi-fi-headphone-2013-2014.html

Harman Kardon Onyx

The Harman Kardon Onyx is a portable speaker that can start a party wherever you are and will always set the mood easily. You can feed it with your favourite music wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet or PC via DLNA, AirPlay or Bluetooth. The Onyx has no physical buttons, but a touch strip on the top and it “talks” to an app (iOS and Android) for control. The speaker has 4 drivers, two per channel plus two passive radiators mounted on either side. High-grade materials are used for the exterior, like real leather on the back panel and the brushed metal of the handle/stand, underline the system’s luxurious appeal. With promised battery life of 5 to 8 hours, the Harman Kardon Onyx allows you to share music out loud whenever and wherever you want.

http://www.eisa.eu/award/30/european-mobile-audio-system-2013-2014.html

About HARMAN

HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of 14,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.3 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. The company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. Please visit www.harman.com for more information.

© 2013 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries. AKG is a trademark of AKG Acoustics GmbH, registered in the United States and/or other countries. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

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Contact:
Harman International Industries, Incorporated
Darrin Shewchuk, 203-328-3500
Director, Corporate Communications
darrin.shewchuk@harman.com

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