CES 2015, LAS VEGAS – HARMAN, the premium global audio, infotainment and enterprise automation group (NYSE:HAR), proudly introduce yurbuds® powered by JBL®, the number one selling sport earphone in the nation, is officially debuting yurbuds® products with JBL® Signature Sound in the US. JBL® is known industry-wide for its supreme quality, so coupling that with yurbuds® ergonomics, guaranteed never to hurt or fall out, you have a headphone like no other on the market.
This highly anticipated launch from yurbuds® powered by JBL®serves a specific need for customers who value sound quality. Designed for the ultimate workout and listening experience, products are available for both men and women with the women’s line designed specifically to fit smaller ears.
The in-the-ear Leap Wireless, in-the-ear Leap Wireless for Women and behind-the-ear Liberty Wireless are the newest entries into the yurbuds® Powered by JBL® line of more than a dozen products. Priced at $99.99, the new Wireless earphones feature full music and call control, a smart battery that lasts for more than six hours and amplified JBL® sound.
“Our line-up of wireless products are unmatched in sound, quality, battery life and award winning design,” said Michael Mauser, President, Lifestyle Division at HARMAN. “Uniquely positioned to combine our award-winning patented ergonomics with JBL® acoustics, it’s the widest range of wireless products available.”
Also introduced to the market are the Endurance and Women’s 100-400 line of products. The in-the-ear and behind-the-ear 300 and 400 models both feature JBL® sound, patented ergonomic design and QuikClik® Tangle-Free Magnets for easy storage on the go. At the 300 level, yurbuds® powered by JBL® earphones include a microphone with track/music control functionality and the 400 model kicks it up a notch with volume and voice control for Apple® Devices. The 300 model retails at $39.99 and the 400 is a step-up at $49.99.
“Our product launches this fall are strategically focused on technology and price points that will not only appeal to our core endurance athlete, but also expand to a broader range of fitness enthusiasts,” continued Mauser. “At HARMAN we are uniquely positioned to offer key products no one else in the market can.”
New yurbuds® powered by JBL® are expected to hit stores April 2015. For more brand information, go to yurbuds.com.
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, the Company is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment 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 approximately 16,600 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $5.6 billion for the 12 months ended September 30, 2014. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.