HARMAN proves its global leadership in consumer audio

Posted By : Lanna Cooper
HARMAN proves its global leadership in consumer audio


HARMAN International has announced that it won 53 prestigious product design and technology awards in 2018, bringing the six year total to more than 300 awards for 190 different products.

The unprecedented number of awards stand testament to HARMAN’s role in designing consumer lifestyle audio products that seamlessly combine the newest technology with outstanding quality and aesthetics.

Popular consumer brands JBL, Harman Kardon and AKG all won recognition with products from a wide range of price points and categories including connected home, voice-controlled speakers, headphones, and portable audio.

“This staggering number of 53 design and technology awards is a clear validation that we deliver products at the forefront of design and technology,” said Michael Mauser, President, Lifestyle Audio for HARMAN.

“The accolades we continue to receive are a testament to the hardworking teams of talented designers and engineers involved in their development and a statement on our position as market leader.”

Further demonstrating its longstanding commitment to delivering design and integrated technology while offering consumers unmatched sound quality and a premium listening experience, HARMAN recently launched Huemen, a design agency powered by more than 250 highly skilled designers.

Driven by a human-focused mindset, and united in their dedication to delivering and connecting brands to customers through meaningful design, Huemen’s designers create brand-specific design languages and user experiences for HARMAN’s premium audio brands.

7 CES Awards

The products honored for outstanding product design and engineering included the following:

16 iF World Design Awards
iF Design Awards are a highly respected seal of excellence in aesthetics, quality, and user-focused, ergonomic, and efficient design.

22 Red Dot Product Design & 4 Red Dot Communication Design Awards
Red Dot Design Awards are given to products that demonstrate innovation, formal quality, functionality and ecological compatibility.

Red Dot Communication Design:

4 EISA Awards
EISA awards celebrate new products that combine the most advanced technology and desirable features with class-leading performance.

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