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Samsung is betting big on the future of the "connected car" -- look no further than its intentions to acquire Harman International Industries for $8 billion or $112 per share. Haram is a “market leader” in connected car solutions. Oh-Hyun Kwon, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Samsung Electronics, remarked, “Harman perfectly complements Samsung in terms of technologies, products and solutions, and joining forces is a natural extension of the automotive strategy we have been pursuing for some time.” Dinesh Paliwal, Harman Chairman, President and CEO, is equally optimistic. He stated, “This transaction will bring Harman and Samsung’s complementary strengths together to accelerate innovation... Read more...
Looking for a new way to spruce up your home audio / home cinema experience? Without a solid surround sound system, your entire experience will likely be lacking. Which is precisely why Harman has just introduced a handful of new surround sound sets. The new BDS series features two integrated home entertainment systems, the Harman Kardon BDS 400 and Harman Kardon BDS 800. The company is calling these systems "all-in-one" sets, as they include everything you'd need to get a Blu-ray setup going in your home. There's an integrated receiver, a BD/DVD/CD player (complete with an FM radio tuner), and an on-screen setup menu that's said to be "foolproof." The BDS 400 includes a powerful BDS 2 SO integrated... Read more...
We've said it before, but at this point, it bears repeating. The gaming headset game has really cranked up of late. Razer, Logitech and Turtle Beach are now just three of many companies out there with great headsets, and newcomers like ASTRO Audio and Harman Audio are now coming through with compelling options. This week, Harman debuted the AKG GHS-1 headset, which is actually one of the more attractive gaming headsets that we have seen. It won a Red Dot design award, and it's easy to see why. Rather than being bulky and ugly, these are rather space-age and svelte. Harman also designed these to be extremely lightweight and comfortable for longer gaming sessions, and the boom mic also filters... Read more...