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HARMAN Ignite Store: automotive hub for Android developers
HARMAN has announced the introduction of the HARMAN Ignite Store Developers Portal – a developer hub dedicated to the Android Automotive developer community. Through the Developers Portal, those developing to the Android Automotive open operating system can deploy automotive apps, which OEMs can then easily scale, manage and leverage new digital touchpoints with their customers through the HARMAN Ignite Store.
Reimagine the in-vehicle experience with ExP technology
HARMAN has advanced its vision and industry support of Experiences per Mile by unveiling a series of new mobility experiences that have never before existed in-vehicle. Through extensive consumer insights, HARMAN uncovered unmet needs and pain points that exist for consumers today by unveiling three new HARMAN experience concepts – or ExPs – that solve for modern mobility needs.
Live Interactive Virtual Experience for in-car immersion
HARMAN has announced the Live Interactive Virtual Experience (L.I.V.E.) and Personal Audio Headrest platforms, two new proprietary connected audio innovations engineered to enable new levels of personalisation and interactivity.
5G-enabled HARMAN TBOT for vehicle connectivity
HARMAN has announced HARMAN TBOT (Turbo Connect) a new intelligent software agent that anticipates and mitigates vehicle connectivity discrepancies on the road. The newest solution in HARMAN’s telematics portfolio, HARMAN TBOT satisfies the current demand for high-speed connectivity with low latency, especially when used alongside 5G-enabled technologies like HARMAN’s Smart Conformal Antenna and full 5G and 5G-ready Telecommunications...
HARMAN names Christian Sobottka President of Automotive Division
HARMAN International has named Christian Sobottka as President of the Automotive Division, effective 1st January, 2021. Sobottka was most recently Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board at Robert Bosch Automotive Steering. He will also be appointed to HARMAN’s Senior Leadership Committee and will report to President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Mauser. Sobottka will be based o...
Measuring consumer mobility experience for the first time
The Experiences Per Mile (EPM) Advisory Council, of which HARMAN is a founding member, has released a report that charts a new ambition to measure consumer mobility experience. With cross-industry collaboration at its heart – from the likes of HARMAN, Amazon, Spotify, Ford and others – the report unveils a mission to create an Experiences Per Mile Metric for the automotive industry.
What does the future of automotive mobility hold?
HARMAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, the Experience Per Mile Advisory Council and SBD Automotive have released a report on automotive mobility transformation from 2020 to 2030.
Duo launch road noise cancellation system into production
HARMAN has launched the first active road noise cancellation system for a production vehicle in partnership with Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). The Road-Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) system reduces the in-cabin noise level by cancelling out unwanted sound originating from the tyres and road surfaces while driving.
Audio platform increases power in JBL CLUB headphone series
HARMAN has announced that the Personi-Fi platform can now be used across all headphones in the JBL CLUB series. Built for today’s on-the-go lifestyle, Personi-Fi lets people tailour their listening experience wherever they are and on whichever JBL CLUB headphones device they choose. This new technology was showcased and available in headphones for the first time at CES 2020.
The gaming industry: A growing market ripe for innovation
HARMAN has announced its entry into the gaming sector through technologically advanced, feature-rich headsets that will take gaming experiences to new heights. The move builds on JBL’s leadership in the global headphones category as the third largest brand in the world. Driven by a passion for innovation, a commitment to delivering PRO sound, and a user-focused approach to design unique in the industry, JBL has built a reputation for b...
Elevating automotive tech into consumer driving experiences
HARMAN has launched the HARMAN ExP Integrated Solution Suite, which creates comprehensive connected driving solutions by bundling core technologies into one unified offering. These solutions enable cohesive vehicle experiences - not just one-off driving features - to deliver seamless connectivity and make time in the car time well spent.
Life saving potential of Vehicle-to-Pedestrian tech showcased at CES
HARMAN has unveiled a new ADAS use case, called Vehicle-to-Pedestrian, which forewarns drivers and pedestrians to potential safety conflicts through the use of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technology. Part of HARMAN’s safety system technologies, Vehicle-to-Pedestrian can be enhanced through 5G-fueled C-V2X networks, which in the coming years will enable all-new in-car experiences.
EV architecture provides audio performance using less power
Harman International has announced its EV Plus+ Solutions, a new audio and communications solutions bundle designed specifically for the fast growing Electric Vehicle (EV) segment and their eco-conscious owners. The solutions overcome challenges unique to EVs and offer consumers a no-compromise level of entertainment, communication and comfort, flexibly and sustainably.
Bringing listening pleasure to the VW experience
HARMAN is building on its longstanding partnership with Volkswagen Group to bring the sound and design of Harman Kardon branded audio solutions into VW vehicles worldwide. The branded audio partnership debuted with the global launch of the all-new VW Golf 8 unveiled at an event at the new Hafen 1 location in Wolfsburg, Volkswagen’s home city in Germany.
Duo partner to amp up the sound of custom cars
HARMAN International and Milan-based Garage Italia has announced a new partnership, that will bring legendary JBL sound to Garage Italia’s custom-designed cars. As part of the collaboration, Garage Italia will customise their vehicles with JBL’s portfolio of car aftermarket and consumer audio solutions to create unique sound solutions.
New dual-mode V2X system to improve automotive safety
HARMAN International has unveiled a new Dual-Mode V2X system, aimed at enhancing automotive safety. The flexible telematics system features both software and hardware and taps into DSRC and cellular (5G) Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) networks, removing the guesswork for numerous safety system setups. V2X communication refers to the compatible transfer of data between a connected vehicle and its surroundings, including other vehicles on ...
Imminent legislation targets safety for pedestrians around EVs
From 1st July, all new private and commercial electric and hybrid vehicles with four or more wheels must have an Acoustic Vehicle Alert System (AVAS) fitted. The EU ‘Regulation on the Sound Level of Motor Vehicle’ (EU 540/2014) in combination with EU Requirement ECE R138, will ensure such vehicles are more easily heard by pedestrians, cyclists and vulnerable groups and follows more than a decade’s worth of campaigning by gr...
Next-gen infotainment platform created for German automaker
HARMAN International will soon deliver its next generation of infotainment modules to BMW, further supporting HARMAN’s commitment to the automaker for numerous in-car technology and entertainment developments.
New future-proof telematics solution launched
HARMAN International has announced a new approach to vehicle connectivity that will modernise innovative technology within vehicles being manufactured by today’s automakers. The HARMAN 5G-ready Telecommunications Control Unit (TCU) provides scalable mobile network connectivity for connected cars using either the current 4G network infrastructure or the faster 5G network of tomorrow.
In-car and infotainment experiences at Geneva Motor Show
HARMAN will be presenting its audio and infotainment technologies to automotive OEMs at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Among them are the latest HARMAN audio systems from JBL, Harman Kardon, Bang & Olufsen, and Bowers & Wilkins.