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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.
Personi-Fi brings personalised audio to every device
HARMAN has announced the release of Personi-Fi, according to the company it is the world’s first hardware-agnostic personal audio platform. Offering maximum accessibility, Personi-Fi is a device and cloud-based entertainment system designed to provide users with a simple, seamless, personalised audio experience wherever they are.
Enhanced ADAS sensing technologies to improve car safety
HARMAN has announced a newly enhanced suite of sensing technologies, helping automakers equip vehicles with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that allow drivers to keep an eye on the big picture at all times. From Augmented Surround View featuring multiple cameras, to the driver monitoring system and control units that manage data, HARMAN is working with key technology suppliers to create an all-encompassing suite of sensing solution...
Audio tech enables clear calls in the car for the voice-enabled age
A new audio technology that enables clear conversations between occupants in the front and back of the car as well as for incoming phone calls has been announced by HARMAN at CES 2019.
Today's ultimate in-vehicle experiences at CES 2019
This week, at CES 2019, HARMAN will be showcasing the vehicle’s role in amplifying the connected life. By bringing together the company’s expertise in connected car, audio and connected services technologies, HARMAN is democratising vehicle experiences through innovative technology solutions that enable smarter interactions, improve safety and security, and help automakers seamlessly scale offerings for all vehicle segments.
New automotive software development facility opens in Poland
HARMAN has announced that it has opened a new office facility in Łódź, Poland to accommodate its growing talent in the country. HARMAN's new office, located at ul. Ogrodowa 8, offers an open and collaborative work environment for the company’s current and future staff. The facility has several progressive design elements that will enhance employee collaboration across teams.
A light show to remember at London Design Festival 2018
Starting back in 2003 the annual London Design Festival celebrates the design capital of the world. Taking place on 15th-23rd September, this year it has seen many different landmark projects and Victoria and Albert museum, from Alphabet, Time For Tea, Please Feed the Lions, to Dazzel, A Fountain for London and Memory & Light.