Large-Scale, Immersive Virtual Reality and Big Data Exploration Facility at Virginia Tech’s Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology (ICAT) Acoustic and Audiovisual Design by Arup, Enabled by HARMAN Professional

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The world’s first full-scale (50-feet wide x 40-feet long x 32-feet high) big data exploration facility opened at Virginia Tech on January 30, 2015. Known as the Cube, this four-story, $15 million theater and high-tech laboratory uses powerful motion capture and visual environment technologies, specialized acoustics, real-time audio visual rendering and high-performing


HARMAN Professional’s IDX Information System Delivers Crucial Information for Passengers at Brazil’s SuperVia Trens Urbanos Rail Stations


RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – SuperVia Trens Urbanos (SuperVia Urban Trains) is a major Brazilian railway company based in Rio de Janeiro. Founded in 1998, SuperVia’s railroad network encompasses 102 stations on eight lines in 12 cities and served more than 164 million passengers in 2014. SuperVia recently completed Phase 1 of its station renovation


HARMAN’s BSS Audio Introduces BLU-DAN Dante™ to BLU link Bridge


FRANKFURT, Germany – HARMAN’s BSS Audio today announced the introduction of its Soundweb™ London BLU-DAN Dante to BLU link Bridge, which allows one or more BLU link devices to be integrated with a Dante network. “The BLU-DAN is a simple, yet powerful device which allows Dante functionality to be added to our Soundweb London 100


HARMAN Professional Announces “Try It Before You Buy It” TRYder Program at NAB 2015


LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Offering a simple, hassle-free way to experience its range of world-class broadcast equipment, HARMAN Professional today launched its TRYder program. With the TRYder program, audio professionals and companies interested in getting real-world experience with HARMAN broadcast products are able to do so for a period before choosing to purchase the products.


Daktronics and HARMAN Professional Provide Audio Horsepower to Troy University Football Stadium

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TROY, Alabama – Systems integration firm Daktronics recently upgraded the audio system at Veterans Memorial Stadium, home to the Troy University Trojans football team in Troy, Alabama. Part of an $18 million renovation, the new system features HARMAN’s JBL VLA line arrays, JBL CBT column speakers, Crown I-Tech HD and DriveCore™ Install (DCi) amplifiers, BSS


Beijing Poly Theatre Equips International Artistic Venue With HARMAN Professional


BEIJING, China – Hosting domestic and international artistic events since 1991, the Beijing Poly Theatre is one of the main Chinese hubs for cultural arts exchange. Promoting everything from Russian ballets to Singapore Orchestras, it is designed to bring audiences the most refined art performances from around the world. During its most recent upgrade, local


On The Waterfront: HARMAN Professional Outfits the Brando Hotel on Tetiaroa Island


TETIAROA, French Polynesia — Named for the legendary actor, The Brando is truly one of the most magnificent luxury resorts on Earth. Located in French Polynesia on the Tetiaroa atoll, once Marlon Brando’s private island, the new eco-friendly resort features 35 private villas located on the coast, surrounds a completely enclosed lagoon and is accessible


HARMAN Professional Powers Italian Digital Audio Training Session At Acoustic Light


PERUGIA, Italy – The main audio integrator within its local region in Italy, Acoustic Light recently completed a successful acoustic training session featuring new audio products from HARMAN Professional. By using Soundcraft consoles, JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers, AKG microphones, Lexicon digital effects processors and BSS signal processors, Acoustic Light showcased the latest digital audio technology


Aurora Sound and Light Design Provides Tremendous Audio Experience at Palladino’s Restaurant with HARMAN Professional


SOUTH PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — In the revitalized neighborhood of south Philadelphia, famous chef and Philly native Luke Palladino is returning to his old stomping grounds with a new restaurant called (what else?) Palladino’s. The restaurant opened on December 17 and features gourmet Italian cuisine and world-class atmospherics courtesy of a HARMAN Professional audio system. Ian


HARMAN’s BSS Audio Provides Networking for Italy’s MiCo – Milano Congressi Convention Center

MILAN, Italy — Fiera Milano SpA is the most important trade show organizer in Italy and its MiCo- Milano Congressi convention center is the largest in Europe, with a capacity for 18,000 attendees and 70 different conference rooms. Located in the heart of Milan, the center has a variety of exhibition spaces and its conference


Edward Jones Dome Undergoes Major Upgrade with HARMAN’s BSS Audio, Crown and JBL


ST. LOUIS, Missouri – Opened in 1995, the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis is no stranger to bringing new attractions to town. Owned by the St. Louis Regional Sports Authority and operated by the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, the facility is part of the city’s convention center complex and seats up to


Deluxe Toronto Demonstrates Commitment to World-Class Quality, Outfits New Facility with HARMAN’s JBL M2 Master Reference Monitors, Crown Amplifiers and BSS Audio Processing


TORONTO, Canada — Deluxe Toronto Ltd., one of the world’s most prestigious and successful suppliers of services and technologies to the worldwide entertainment industry, has completed relocation to a new state-of-the-art facility on King Street West in Toronto. Affirming its commitment to offering the very best in technology, Deluxe has standardized on HARMAN’s JBL M2


Technical Productions Inc. Quarterbacks the NFL’s St. Louis Rams Pre-Game Show With HARMAN’s Soundcraft and BSS Audio


ST. LOUIS, Missouri – Having delivered audio services for all pre-game NFL events for the St. Louis Rams for the last two years, as well as other productions for over a decade, Technical Productions Inc. (TPI) again provided the audio system for the festivities prior to the team’s first game for the third season. While


FIFA World Cup Stadiums Feature World-Class Audio with HARMAN Professional

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BRASILIA, Brazil – With hundreds of thousands of fans in the stadiums, not to mention the billions who tune in from across the globe, making sure the sound is perfect for the 2014 FIFA World Cup is no small undertaking. When faced with challenge of delivering the most sophisticated, world-class audio experience possible, from the


HARMAN’s BSS Audio Introduces Soundweb™ Contrio Platform, Developed to Deliver Game-Changing System Control Capabilities for Networked Audio Applications

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — In a move that redefines what’s possible with networked audio processing capabilities, HARMAN’s BSS Audio today introduced the Soundweb™ Contrio networked control and audio distribution platform at InfoComm 2014. The Soundweb Contrio platform and its two initial products, the Contrio server and Contrio wall controller range, are the first within the


HARMAN’s BSS Audio Introduces Soundweb™ Contrio Wall Controllers Providing Enhanced System Functionality for End-Users in Variety of Applications


LAS VEGAS, Nevada — HARMAN’s BSS Audio today introduced its Soundweb Contrio family of wall controllers, designed to provide greater system control and flexibility for a variety of fixed install applications. The Soundweb Contrio wall controller lineup features four models that, in addition to advanced multiple zone control, can easily be employed in a room-combining


HARMAN’s BSS Audio Introduces Soundweb Contrio Control And Media Server: Provides Advanced Control Capabilities for Professional Audio Networking

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Raising the performance threshold of large-scale professional audio networking in stadiums, arenas and large fixed installations, HARMAN’s BSS Audio today debuted its Soundweb Contrio system control server at InfoComm 2014. Now, integration professionals have the ability to design network architectures that place advanced system control, system management and media server functionality at


HARMAN’s BSS Audio Now Shipping BLU-50 Soundweb London Processor


SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – HARMAN’s BSS Audio today announced its BLU-50 signal processor is now shipping. The BLU-50 provides a cost-effective addition to the Soundweb™ London family of digital signal processors. The 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


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’s BSS Audio, Crown and JBL Professional Provide Acoustic Atmospherics at The Island In Pigeon Forge Entertainment and Retail Center

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PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee – The Island at Pigeon Forge is a brand-new entertainment and retail center located in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains. It’s on an actual island in the Little Pigeon River and offers a wide variety of rides, shopping, restaurants and attractions, with a 132-room hotel to be completed in spring 2014. Providing the audio