For many people around the world, summer plans and vacations have been postponed and many families will be choosing to stay indoors or close to home. With iconic summer events like Lollapalooza cancelled and the big action blockbusters shelved until a later date, summer will be very different this year. However, there’s still ways to enhance your experiences and make this a time that is full of warm memories.
A recent Forbes article showed a 24% increase of individuals adding a new subscription service like Spotify since social distancing regulations began. More people are turning to music for entertainment, comfort, and familiarity during a trying time. And as always, HARMAN, along with our iconic powerhouse brands, are here to support your summertime adventures. HARMAN is committed to offering the tools you’ll need to help you safely enhance your summer – whether you’re indoors or out in the open.
Outdoor Summer Fun: Social Distancing Edition
At a time when many of us are feeling the effects of being indoors all day, what better way to get some fresh air and keep your distance than with a scenic car ride on your own or with your family. HARMAN has a long history of crafting transformative audio experiences, through its top-tier brands like Harman Kardon, JBL and Bang & Olfuson, aiming to deliver quality sound to fit any driving journey. You’re your sound system is powered by HARMAN’s user-centric design, your ride can transform into a truly exceptional experience. Listen to one of several HARMAN podcasts or belt out to your favorite song as you cruise through a bright summer day.
Alternatively, you could be a fitness enthusiast who just to be on the move and feels at-home exercises are just not enough. Or, you’re in need of a good long hike to take in the best views this summer has to offer. In our recent At-Home blog, we highlighted several audio devices which can act as the right workout companions, including the sweat-proof wired headphone JBL Endurance Run and the true wireless Ambient Aware JBL Reflect Flow. These headphones can amplify your outdoor experience and motivate you through the extra mile. Just don’t forget to social distance!
Bringing Summer into the Home
Of course, for some of you, no summer experience is complete without a party at home. Whether you’re having a simple barbeque or having a small pool party, a dynamic speaker can easily help to set the right mood. Turn up the bass to legendary levels with the JBL PartyBox, a powerful speaker perfect for a large, outdoor setting. This speaker comes with mic inputs so you can even take the stage for your own karaoke sessions. The PartyBox also includes a vivid light show that makes sure your party creates new memories as it continues into the summer night.
With many movie releases postponed or gone straight-to-app, there’s no device which can better help a summer movie binge than the JBL Bar 9.1. The Bar 9.1 offers the ultimate 3D sound experience with four upwards firing speakers that surrounds you with cinematic sound in a second. Not in the mood to watch Disney’s Frozen again? You can also stream music via Bluetooth from your phone or tablet. The detachable speakers can go anywhere allowing for the optimal set up in any room. Settle in on your favorite spot on the couch and enjoy the exhilarating sound.
Last, but certainly not least, we have the device that can fit many categories. From backyard barbeques and driveway hangouts, to indoor dance parties and laidback days on the porch, the right portable Bluetooth speaker can be there to amplify your experience. HARMAN’s leading brand JBL, offers two lightweight vibrant devices, the JBL Charge 4 and JBL Flip 5, both feature robust sound that can fill any room or gathering. The JBL Charge 4 comes with the JBL Bass Radiator that delivers powerful, ear-catching sound, while the JBL Flip 4 comes with the PartyBoost feature, allowing you to pair two JBL PartyBoost-compatible speakers for incredible stereo sound. No matter the situation, our JBL products can bring legendary sound to your summer venture.
With a wide array of audio choices, your summer can still be full of happy memories – even if we all have to get a little creative this year. Whether you’re out for a hike, going on a long drive with the family, or simply just hanging out in your backyard, HARMAN is here to make sure our audio helps you make the most of your summertime experience. Enjoy the sunshine and remember to stay safe!