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Fine Art Meets Superb Sound in Harman Kardon® Aura™ Wireless Home Audio System

Audio beauty that must be seen as well as heard. It's part art. It's part science. It's all speaker.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CES 2014HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, marries contemporary sculpture with state-of-the-art hi-fidelity sound reproduction in the new all-in-one Harman Kardon® Aura™ wireless home audio system.

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"The Harman Kardon Aura is for people who take pleasure in music and art," said Michael Mauser, president, Lifestyle Division, HARMAN. "We've made a unique, state-of-the-wireless-art sound system that looks as good as it sounds."

You've never seen anything quite like the Harman Kardon Aura. Clearly visible and illuminated by LEDs under its transparent dome-shaped wave guide is a turbo-sculpted subwoofer enclosure. Six 1.5" mid/high-range drivers work together with the 4.5" subwoofer to deliver a full range of perfectly-blended, omni-directional sound. Harman Kardon custom DSP technology sculpts room-filling audio staging.

Sound reproduction is only half of the story. The Harman Kardon Aura is as smart as it is beautiful. Built-in Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay® and DLNA audio streaming ensure the Harman Kardon Aura is compatible with any wireless media device, including laptops, MP3 players, mobile smartphones and tablets. Bluetooth setup is as easy as pressing a button.

Download the Harman Kardon Remote app for your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone to stream your music collection from anywhere on your network to a Harman Kardon speaker in any room of the house.  The app also simplifies product setup and gives you control of product specific features for full wireless control.

Harman Kardon Aura Wireless Omnidirectional Home Audio System

  • Six performance-tuned 1.5" high- and mid-range drivers
  • 4.5" subwoofer in turbo-sculpted metal housing
  • Has both Auxiliary and Optical Inputs
  • 360-degree transparent LED-illuminated waveguide dome
  • Harman Kardon DSP for improved soundstaging and voicing
  • Frequency response: 50 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Wireless Bluetooth streams music from your stereo, smartphone, or MP3 player
  • Wireless AirPlay® streams music from Apple and iOS devices
  • DLNA streams music from Android, Windows, and Harman Kardon devices
  • Contemporary sculptural shape complements any surroundings
  • Comes with power adapter and installation app

Pricing and Availability
For additional information on the Harman Kardon Aura Wireless Omnidirectional Home Audio System (MSRP $399), or to purchase, visit www.harmankardon.com.

About HARMAN
HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the 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 about 14,600 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.5 billion for the twelve months ended September 30, 2013. The company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. Please visit www.harman.com for more information.

For more information contact:




Christopher M. Dragon

Derrick Stembridge

HARMAN

levin|bridge

Tel.: +1-203-328-4203

Tel.: +1-919-263-9006

chris.dragon@HARMAN.com     

derrick@levinbridge.com

© 2014 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon, Aura, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries. AKG is a trademark of AKG Acoustics GmbH, registered in the United States and/or other countries. Apple and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. Comply is a trademark of Hearing Components, Inc. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

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