BERLIN, AUGUST 15 - HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced it won two European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) Awards for the JBL Boombox mobile speaker and JBL Everest Elite 750NC mobile headphones.

The JBL Boombox won European Mobile Speaker 2017-2018 for its monstrous sound and 24 hour continuous play battery life.   JBL Boombox, keeps the party rocking for up to 24 hours with best in class sound and blasting, blistering bass thanks to a powerful, long-lasting battery.  It sets a new benchmark in party sound via Bluetooth streaming.

JBL Everest Elite 750NC won European Mobile Headphones 2017-2018 for its state of the art adaptive noise cancelling system that lets people control the level of ambient sound.  It boasts 20 hours of play time.

For more than 30 years, EISA has been selecting the most innovative, cutting-edge products for its prestigious EISA Awards, and this year marks the 5th year in a row that HARMAN won the Mobile category. The new recognitions add to HARMAN’s growing collection of global awards, having won 43 awards for 36 products in the last 12 months.

“We are very proud to win the Best Mobile category for the 5th year running as this is a testament to our exceptional portfolio of products across HARMAN Lifestyle Audio Division. The award for JBL Boombox solidifies our positioning as market leader in Europe in the Portable Speaker category,” said Carsten Olesen, Vice President & General Manager EMEA, HARMAN Lifestyle. “HARMAN products offer consumers superior acoustics packaged in high-quality, exceptionally engineered designs. The accolades we continue to receive are a testament to the hardworking teams involved in their development.”

EISA is Europe's largest organization of experts in multimedia technologies and offers a unique, global viewpoint of the European consumer electronics market. To win an EISA award, products undergo a rigorous judging process, with winners being selected based on having a combination of the most advanced technology, the most desirable features, the ultimate expression in design, the most functional ergonomics and the best value. EISA Awards will be presented at IFA Berlin in September 2017.

The JBL Everest Elite 750NC is available to purchase now. The JBL Boombox will be available in September 2017. For more product information, visit


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HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

For more information contact:

Ranieri Communications                        HARMAN Consumer Lifestyle EMEA

Tel: +44 (0)207 148 1606                       Annemiek Heuvelmans-Driessen                   Sr. Manager PR & Brand Communication





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