STAMFORD, CT –HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), is a finalist in five categories of 2014 Telematics Update Awards. Driven by its leadership in navigation, connectivity, safety and security features, and cloud-based innovation, HARMAN tops the list as the Tier 1 supplier with the most nominations.
The HARMAN solutions included on the shortlist for the Telematics Update Awards are:
- HARMAN’s iOnRoad technology (Best Telematics Safety and Security Technology and Best Automotive Application) - iOnRoad offers automakers a suite of driving assistance functions including augmented driving, and collision and lane departure warnings. iOnRoad technology does not require dedicated hardware and runs on a variety of software platforms including Android, iOS, Windows, and Linux, strengthening HARMAN’s leadership in global infotainment systems.We are thrilled to be named as a finalistin five separate categories for this year’s Telematics Update Awards,” said Sachin Lawande, president, Infotainment Division at HARMAN. “These nominations further demonstrate our ability to push the boundaries of innovation in the car while continuing to disrupt the automotive industry for the benefit of consumers.”
Winners will be announced at the Telematics Update Awards Ceremony on June 3 in Detroit, Michigan prior to the start of Telematics Detroit 2014.
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of 14,800 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.7 billion for the last twelve months ended December 31, 2013.