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With 60+ years of deep expertise in acoustic design, tuning and signal processing, HARMAN is leading the way in elevating the entire in-cabin listening experience.

More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems, making up for 35 percent of the world’s cars.

  • BMW
  • Chrysler
  • Citroën
  • Dodge
  • Ferrari
  • Harley-Davidson
  • Hyundai
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • MINI
  • Opel
  • Peugeot
  • SsangYong
  • Subaru
  • Toyota


QuantumLogic Surround (QLS)

Provides an immersive surround sound experience without producing any artifacts or residual smearing effects experienced in most traditional surround-sound systems. Built upon the QLS digital signal processing technology, QuantumLogic 3D accurately identifies and redistributes audio streams, and incorporates additional audio streams that are reproduced via overhead speakers to create an unmatched three-dimensional surround experience

Individual Sound Zones (ISZ)

A new in-cabin technology debuted at CES 2015 that enables drivers and passengers to create sonic zones between individuals for the ultimate personalized car audio experience. The technology enables passengers to personalize their own audio experience with limited disruption or interference from other passengers in the car.


Works in real time to rebuild audio details lost in digitally compressed music that we listen to via MP3’s, streaming players and satellite radio. With Clari-Fi, music sounds clearer, crisper, wider and more dynamic.


A suite of active noise management solutions that work to improve noise levels and to enhance and contour sound inside and outside the vehicle:

Active noise cancellation technologies:

Engine Order Cancellation (EOC) dampens engine sound without using traditional fuel-sucking methods of making the chassis heavier or producing a drone from cylinder shutdown.

Road Noise Cancellation (RNC) reduces unwanted road noise inside the car, enabling automakers to use lightweight chassis materials and thereby increase fuel mileage and reduce emissions.

Electronic sound systems:

Internal Electronic Sound Synthesis (iESS) helps synthesize an exhilarating engine sound that adds a very emotional element to the overall driving experience.

External Electronic Sound Synthesis (eESS) enhances the driving experience by managing noise and sound inside and outside the vehicle, which making the car more environmentally friendly and fuel efficient.

Laptops, tablets and smartphones have revolutionized our lives, changing the way many of us spend our time, as well as where and how we listen to our music.

And like all revolutions involving audio, HARMAN has led the way. With award-winning self-powered speaker designs that bring movies, video games or music to life, HARMAN offers market leading personal audio solutions.

HARMAN brands enable you to take your music with you all the time.

With our world-renowned headphone line-up of in-ear, on-ear, over-ear and sports-headphones you can enjoy music no matter where you are or what you are doing. Noise cancellation and latest audio technologies such as TruNote enable the best possible listening experience.

HARMAN takes the listening experience at home to a new level and lets you enjoy beautiful sound from room to room wirelessly.

With unrivaled sound quality, simple wireless setup and complete app control, your music never stops.

HARMAN brands have been introducing important innovations in home entertainment for more than 50 years, and we continue to develop new ways of further enriching the audio/visual experience.

From state-of-the-art surround sound systems to progressive-scan DVD and Blu-ray players and whole-house audio systems, HARMAN is dedicated to raising home entertainment to ever-higher levels of technical sophistication and ease of use.

HARMAN's brands manufacture a huge array of premium-quality loudspeakers for the home.

These speaker lines include models designed for two-channel stereo and multichannel surround sound applications in a wide range of choices. These include floorstanding, bookshelf, powered, low-frequency, in-wall, wireless and all-weather models, in a number of premium styles and finishes, ranging from high-gloss lacquers to genuine wood veneers.

Four prestigious brands – JBL Synthesis, Mark Levinson, Revel and Lexicon - come together to offer the most advanced high-performance audio systems available.

From the finest stereo listening to state-of-the-art multichannel home theater systems, the HARMAN Luxury Audio Group delivers pure, uncompromised sound.

HARMAN Embedded Audio provides a wide range of audio and voice solutions for the consumer electronics, telecommunications, and automotive industries.

Almost any device that has a speaker or a microphone with a requirement for high quality sound is a candidate for our solutions.

Specializing in the design of advanced sub-miniature microphones and speakers, leading edge signal enhancement, and optimized product integration, HARMAN Embedded Audio consistently delivers outstanding sound quality, while meeting your critical packaging, cost, and timing parameters.

HARMAN Embedded Audio is constantly pushing the envelope to develop new technologies. Over 50 patents have been developed to date and HARMAN is the only company in the world that’s been awarded two GRAMMY Awards for technical excellence.

Partnering with HARMAN Embedded Audio also provides the opportunity to engage the legendary brands of the HARMAN portfolio. Brands like JBL, Harman Kardon, and Infinity. Brands that have such strong equity, your target customers will instantly recognize the added value with increased purchase preference.

Does sound matter to you? It does to us. Learn more about HARMAN Embedded Audio.

HARMAN brands have long been known as manufacturers of audio equipment.

Take a look inside at some of the advanced HARMAN software technologies that help create these amazing lifestyle experiences.



Clari-Fi leverages HARMAN’s decades of unmatched experience in music recording, signal processing and psychoacoustics to naturally restore the full, satisfying sound that is forfeited in the creation of many modern digital music files. This software solution automatically analyzes and improves the audio quality of all types of compressed, digitized music sources.

HARMAN Logic 7

Always using the original recording as its benchmark, Logic 7 technology uses a sophisticated matrix and specially developed digital algorithms to transform normal two-channel stereo recordings into realistic, atmospheric multichannel surround sound. Instruments and voices are reproduced with an impressive sharpness, body and localizability, allowing even the finest details to be heard. Logic 7 processing has been the first choice of discerning music lovers for their homes since the introduction of the Harman Kardon AVR 7000 audio/video receiver in 2000 and became available in the automotive industry in 2001.


HiQnet is a flexible and intelligent system that merges the best features of all previous brand-independent communications protocols and is simultaneously optimized for all components of the full professional audio system. HiQnet control software offers the most simple user interface available today for routing of networked audio - however complex the requirements.

HARMAN QuantumLogic 3D Surround™

This remarkable HARMAN innovation brings new excitement to the world of automotive audio as it accurately identifies and redistributes multiple audio streams, and incorporates additional audio streams via overhead speakers to create an unmatched three-dimensional surround experience. QLS-3D technology is compatible with mono, stereo, and multi-channel content and creates a natural three-dimensional sound field without the artificial effects used by competitive surround sound technologies.

HALOsonic® Noise Management Solutions

This HARMAN innovation, developed in cooperation with automotive legend Lotus Engineering, is bringing new enjoyment and safety to the operators of hybrid and electric cars by reducing ambient noise inside the vehicle while generating speed-sensitive engine sounds outside the vehicle to make the driver and nearby pedestrians aware of movement.




HARMAN's legendary brands have been introducing important innovations in audio for more than 50 years, and we continue to further develop new ways of enriching the audio/visual experience. From state-of-the-art surround sound systems in the home to in-car audio to market leading headphones, HARMAN is delivering premium audio experiences in the home and on the go.

Design Story

Getting the design exactly right is part of the HARMAN credo. It is integral to ensuring that each of our products is a consistent, compelling reflection of the values you would expect from HARMAN brands: excellent performance, innovation and advanced technology, complemented by perfect styling. Marking excellence in innovation and design, our leading brands consistently receive industry recognition for their products.