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HARMAN Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Results

Jan 29, 2015

Categories:
Corporate

  • Net sales increase 19% to $1.6 billion; Up 24% excluding foreign currency translation
  • Operational EPS up 64% to $1.79; Operational EBITDA up 43% to $198 million
  • Raises fiscal year 2015 operational EPS guidance from $5.25 to $5.85
  • Strengthens connected car solutions with acquisitions of Red Bend and S1NN
  • Expands to software services including cloud, mobility and analytics with acquisition of Symphony Teleca

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HARMAN Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

Jan 29, 2015

STAMFORD, CT -- Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR) declared a cash dividend on January 29, 2015 of $0.33 cents per share for the quarter ended December 31, 2014.

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HARMAN Announces Strategic Collaboration with Baidu to Launch CarLife Vehicle Networking Solutions

Jan 29, 2015

Categories:
Infotainment

STAMFORD, CT -- HARMAN, the premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group (NYSE:HAR), announced today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Baidu, the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. Under the agreement, HARMAN will work with Baidu to launch vehicle networking solutions. Called CarLife, the collaboration will offer advanced Internet capabilities, entertainment features and location-based services on HARMAN’s in-vehicle infotainment head units designed for the Chinese market, resulting in a richer and more immersive connected car experience.

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HARMAN to Acquire Software Services Company Symphony Teleca

HARMAN to Acquire Software Services Company Symphony Teleca

Jan 22, 2015

Categories:
Corporate

STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group, today announced it has signed an agreement with Symphony Technology Group to acquire Symphony Teleca, a privately-held global software services company. Based in Mountain View, CA, Symphony Teleca provides software engineering and integration services that help businesses rapidly design and develop products and technologies at the convergence of device, sensors, cloud and data. With the acquisition of Symphony Teleca, HARMAN will add a fourth division to its three primary businesses: Infotainment, Lifestyle and Professional. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals and is expected to be completed by the end of HARMAN’s 2015 fiscal year.

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HARMAN to Acquire Red Bend Software

HARMAN to Acquire Red Bend Software

Jan 22, 2015

Categories:
Corporate

STAMFORD, CT – HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group, today announced the acquisition of Israeli-based Red Bend Software, a leading provider of software management technology for connected devices, and over-the-air (OTA) software and firmware upgrading services. Building upon Red Bend’s strength in the mobile and carrier markets, HARMAN will accelerate Red Bend’s growth in the automotive space and will position Red Bend software as the de facto standard for OTA software services for mobile devices and automotive applications.

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HARMAN to Announce Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results

Jan 13, 2015

Categories:
Corporate

STAMFORD, Conn. – HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premium global audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group, will announce its Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. EDT

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Harman to Collaborate With Pono and Neil Young To Bring Pono HD Music into the Car

Jan 08, 2015

Categories:
Harman Kardon
JBL

LAS VEGAS, NV. – HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group, and Pono Music shared with attendees at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas their vision for offering the highest quality music to the automobile market. Legendary recording artist Neil Young and HARMAN Chairman and CEO Dinesh Paliwal discussed solutions to offer the Pono Music catalog and supreme, lossless HD quality playback in vehicles.

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AKG brings the world’s first headphone with personalized sound. Inspired by Quincy Jones.

AKG brings the world’s first headphone with personalized sound. Inspired by Quincy Jones.

Jan 06, 2015

Categories:
AKG
Lifestyle Audio

CES 2015, LAS VEGAS – HARMAN, the premium global audio, infotainment and enterprise automation group (NYSE:HAR), is proud to announce AKG N90Q, the world’s first headphone with personalized sound – designed by legendary Grammy winner Quincy Jones.

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HARMAN Adds New Navigation Solution Featuring OTA Map Updates to its Premium Infotainment Offering

Jan 06, 2015

Categories:
Infotainment

CES 2015, LAS VEGAS – January 6, 2015 – HARMAN, the premium global audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group (NYSE:HAR), introduced today at CES 2015 the first connected navigation solution based on the Navigation Data Standard that incrementally updates map data in the field. This over-the-air (OTA) incremental update capability is the first in the industry that ensures map data is always up-to-date.

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HARMAN Expands Scalable Infotainment Offerings with Entry Segment Infotainment Solution

Jan 06, 2015

Categories:
Infotainment

CES 2015, LAS VEGAS – HARMAN, the premium global audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group (NYSE:HAR), announced today it has expanded its scalable embedded infotainment platform offerings to address the full spectrum of vehicle segments, including entry- to mid-level cars, with a feature-rich, automotive-grade platform that leverages the latest smartphone integration technologies such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto™ and MirrorLink for best-in-class connectivity for the world’s automakers.

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Don’t Let the Music Stop: Seamless Wireless HD Audio Streaming from Home to Car

Jan 06, 2015

Categories:
Harman Kardon
Lifestyle Audio

CES 2015, LAS VEGAS – HARMAN, the premium global audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group (NYSE:HAR), is once again raising the bar on audio excellence by enabling its premium branded audio systems to play back HD audio content in a lossless way. As the only company to design and develop OEM-specific HD streaming audio playback into vehicles, HARMAN will be showing at CES 2015 how unparalleled 96 kHz 24-bit studio-quality HD audio can be streamed seamlessly into listeners’ cars with the same convenience as in their homes.

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HARMAN Unleashes New Potential for In-Car Listening Experiences and Sound Management

Jan 06, 2015

Categories:
Lifestyle Audio

CES 2015, LAS VEGAS – HARMAN, the premium global audio, visual, infotainment, and enterprise automation group (NYSE:HAR), is extending its acoustic expertise beyond premium car audio with new technologies designed to improve the overall in-vehicle sound experience for driver and passengers alike. Leveraging its 60-plus years of deep expertise in acoustic design, tuning and signal processing, HARMAN is introducing two solutions – Individual Sound Zones and HALOsonic -- that build on the principles of active noise management and sonic personalization to create a more comfortable and enjoyable in-cabin environment.

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