HARMAN’s Crown Provides Upmarket Sound for New Breuninger Mall In Düsseldorf


DÜSSELDORF, Germany — German upscale retailer Breuninger recently opened a 172,000-square-foot (916,000 square meters) department store in Düsseldorf, located in the city’s Kö-Bogen downtown office and retail complex. The striking new facility merges glass surfaces, steel, stone and curving, organic shapes with trees that are inset into the sides of the building and a grass


HARMAN Professional Names Prosound Distributor for Albania


TIRANA, Albania – HARMAN Professional has appointed Prosound of Tirana as distributor in Albania for its AKG, BSS, Crown, dbx, JBL Professional, Lexicon and Soundcraft product lines. As Prosound is also the existing Albanian distributor for Martin Professional lighting, the company is positioned to address all the key vertical markets where HARMAN Professional is active


HARMAN and Intellitech Systems Take Part In A Detroit Revival at Bistro 82


ROYAL OAK, Michigan – Detroit has always been a city of resiliency, and that was resoundingly evident at the Valentine’s Day opening of Bistro 82 in the city’s Royal Oak suburb. Completely remodeled and renovated, the 2-story establishment offers superlative French cuisine in its restaurant while its Sabrage ultra lounge is a chic addition to


HARMAN’s BSS Audio introduces a cost effective addition to the Soundweb™ London Processor Line


AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – HARMAN’s BSS Audio today announced the addition of a cost-effective signal processor to its acclaimed Soundweb™ London family of digital signal processors. The new Soundweb London BLU-50 represents a premium, open-architecture solution in the form of a highly flexible, cost-effective and scalable package. The BLU-50 is a half-rack width processor that


By Request: HARMAN Professional Components Are Installed In Houston’s New Indian Pentecostal Church

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HOUSTON, Texas – Indian Pentecostal Church is a newly built house of worship in Houston, Texas that opened in October. The church’s 1,079-seat auditorium features a HARMAN JBL VERTEC®, Crown and BSSAudio-based sound system that wouldn’t be out of place in a major concert venue – in fact, the church specifically requested a VERTEC line


HARMAN Professional Releases Updated HiQnet Audio Architect™ Version 1.2 Audio System Control Software With Third-Party Controller Support

NORTHRIDGE, California – HARMAN Professional today introduced HiQnet Audio Architect™ version 1.2 professional audio control software, which now offers support of third-party controllers, along with two new Crown DriveCore Install Series amplifiers and the BSS Soundweb London BLU-GPX network-controlled GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) expander. Version 1.2 also offers additional functionality enhancements to streamline the configuration


Daktronics Revitalizes Lane Stadium’s Sound System with HARMAN Professional Audio Components


BLACKSBURG, Virginia – Systems integrator Daktronics recently upgraded Virginia Tech University’s Lane Stadium with new HARMAN’s JBL VLA Series loudspeakers, along with equipment from BSS audio and Soundcraft. The stadium seats 66,233 and is home to the Virginia Tech Hokies football team. The goal of this renovation was to ensure a high output system and


HARMAN Professional Offers Scalable, High-Performance Audio and Lighting Systems for The World’s Most Prestigious Stadiums and Arenas


NORTHRIDGE, California – Whether it’s a match-winning goal in Brazil, a walk-off homerun in New York City, a touchdown in Denver, a slam dunk in Los Angeles or a gold medal race in China, the sonic atmosphere of any stadium or arena are vital to the sports viewing experience. HARMAN Professional’s top-of-the-line microphones, amplifiers, loudspeakers,


HARMAN Professional and Daktronics Restore Sound at University of Illinois Football Stadium


CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – With a total seating capacity of 60,600, Memorial Stadium at the University of Illinois was built in 1923 and is home to the University’s Fighting Illini football team. While the stadium’s history is a huge part of its charm, the outdated audio system was not. To that end, systems integrator Daktronics recently


HARMAN Professional Audio System Overcomes Acoustical Challenges at India’s Dharmaram College Chapel


BANGLAORE, India – Dharmaram College, part of the CMI Congregation in Bangalore and home to the Dharmaram College Chapel, recently underwent a complete redesign of the audio system to overcome the chapel’s architectural design challenges. With an insufficient existing sound system and a reverberation time of nearly three seconds, local systems integration firm Acoustic Control


Simonds Stadium Installs Australia’s First Ever HARMAN BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-805 AVB System

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GEELONG, Australia – Simonds Stadium has become one of the biggest and most successful multi-purpose venues in Australia’s Victoria Region. The Stadium’s third stage of renovation was recently completed with the addition of a new southern grandstand, increasing seating capacity to over 35,000. During the renovation Simonds Stadium was outfitted with a HARMAN BSS Audio


HARMAN Professional Enhances Architectural Media Systems With Release Of HiQnet™ Audio Architect™ Version 1.1

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NORTHRIDGE, California – HARMAN Professional today announced the introduction of its HiQnet Audio Architect version 1.1 professional audio configuration and control platform, an upgrade that brings new functionality and features, including control of Audinate Dante™-enabled devices, enhanced functionality for BSS Audio and Crown products, better on-screen control interfaces and other improvements. Audio Architect is the


HARMAN’s BSS Audio and JBL Blow Into Action for Australian Hurricanes Grill Restaurant

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SYDNEY, Australia – Looking to provide a comprehensive audio solution with the necessary power and flexibility for a full-service restaurant, systems integrator Constant Technology Pty Ltd. recommended an all-HARMAN solution for Australian’s latest Hurricanes Grill location. Local HARMAN distributor, Jands, provided all the components utilized in the installation. Considered the company’s flagship restaurant, Hurricanes Grill


HARMAN’s BSS Audio at the Heart of Audio Upgrade for England’s Coventry Cathedral


COVENTRY, United Kingdom – In need of a complete overhaul of its audio signal distribution, the historic Coventry Cathedral recently underwent a major upgrade, bringing it into the digital age with a HARMAN BSS Audio Soundweb London system. The famous Coventry Cathedral, which was destroyed during World War II and eventually rebuilt, has been a


HARMAN’S BSS Audio Handles Audio Processing and Networking for Wisconsin’s Life Church


SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Since its founding in the year 2000 with 35 people attending a service in a high school auditorium, Wisconsin’s Life Church has enjoyed continued growth. It now occupies two locations and in May 2013 completed an expansion of its Germantown facility from 17,000 to 42,000 square feet, and the church


UCLA’s Historic Pauley Pavilion Upgrades With HARMAN’s BSS Audio and JBL Loudspeakers


NORTHRIDGE, California – Building on the rich heritage of UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion and providing a new level of entertainment for students and fans, Los Angeles-based Pro Sound & Video recently upgraded the audio system, part of a $125 million renovation to the arena. Acoustic Dimensions served as acoustical consultant for the project, which includes HARMAN’s


Biggest Bar in Asia Suits Up with HARMAN Professional Audio System

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HANGZHOU, China – The G+ Club, known as “the biggest bar in Asia” with an area of over 20,000 square feet, recently opened in Hangzhou, China. Even more impressive is the audio system: a full lineup of HARMAN’s JBL Marquis Dance Club Series loudspeakers, JBL Control CRV loudspeakers, JBL ASB subwoofers, Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers,


Investors Group Field In Winnipeg Puts Stock In HARMAN’s JBL Professional Loudspeakers and BSS Audio Processing


WINNIPEG, Canada — One of the newest sports facilities in North America, Investors Group Field opened its doors on May 26, 2013 on the grounds of the University of Manitoba campus. The 33,422-seat stadium is home to the Canadian Football League’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers and University of Manitoba Bisons football team, and will host games


HARMAN’s BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-806 and BLU-326 Dante™ Processors Now Shipping


ORLANDO, Florida – HARMAN’s BSS Audio today announced its Soundweb London BLU-806 and BLU-326 with Audinate’s Dante-enabled processors are now shipping. The BLU-806 and BLU-326 offer the same configurable signal processing features as the existing BLU-800 and 320 devices with the addition of Audinate’s Dante digital media networking capabilities. The BLU-806 and BLU-326 devices allow


HARMAN’s BSS Audio Introduces BLU-Si BLU link Card to Connect Soundcraft Si Mixing Consoles With HARMAN BLU link-Enabled Products


ORLANDO, Florida – Providing enhanced networking capabilities for a host of HARMAN products, BSS Audio today announced the introduction of its BLU-Si BLU link Card, which enables Soundcraft Si Expression, Si Performer and Si Compact mixing consoles to be connected to HARMAN components equipped with a BLU link interface to provide expanded audio distribution, mixing