2010 - CURRENT

2015

HARMAN Recognized as Winner of 2015 Microsoft Partner of the Year for Intelligent Systems & Services (IoT)

Partners with Baidu in China for Carlife connectivity solutions.

2014

HARMAN wins 3rd Grammy®

Introduces Individual Sound Zone technology for automotive interiors.

2013

HARMAN Connected Services developed the first dual-sided smartphone for Yota.

Premieres its award‐winning documentary film, "Distortion of Sound".

2012

JBL introduces Flip

2000 - 2009

2009

Founding member of AVNU Alliance for Ethernet networking

Introduces HALOsonic line of automotive sound management solutions for electric and hybrid vehicles

2008

HARMAN Connected Services joins OHA and enables Android for the CDMA market

2004

JBL one of the first to release audio docks for iPod

HARMAN enables first Bluetooth wireless connectivity in the car

2002

Three JBL engineers receive Academy Awards

1990 - 1999

1999

HK Soundsticks debut at MOMA

1998

Founding member of MOST Cooperative, the defacto standard for in‐vehicle multimedia networks

First car radio/CD/navigation system

1991

AKG binaural products used on Mir Space Station

1980 - 1989

1989

DigiTech Whammy, first foot-controlled pitch shifting guitar pedal

1987

Martin lights up the dance floor with disco lights and fog machines

1984

JBL in Lincoln Town Car premiers as first OEM branded car audio system

1983

George Lucas selects JBL to develop the first THX licensed theater audio system

Crown taps JBL to develop first THX licensed system

1970 - 1979

1975

Becker launches first car cassette radio

1971

DBX brings realism of live performance to recorded music

1970

JBL co-develops the Wall of Sound for the Grateful Dead

1960 - 1969

1969

JBL powers first of three Woodstocks

1950 - 1959

1958

Harman Kardon releases the world’s first stereo receiver

1956

Sydney Harman buys out Bernard Kardon and creates Harman International

1953

AKG invented the world 's first dynamic cardioid microphone

Crown taps JBL to develop first THX licensed system

Harman Kardon Introduces First FM Tuner

1940 - 1949

1949

Crown introduces first open reel tape recorder with built-in power amp

1948

First ever in-car radio

1930 - 1939

1937

MGM-Lansing sound system wins first of two Academy Awards

1920 - 1929

1928

World’s first talking movie features Lansing’s HD loudspeakers