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February 05, 2019

HARMAN Announces Strategic Alliance with Zoom, Debuts Side-By-Side Zoom Room and Meeting Space Control

ISE 2019 (Stand #1-F10) – Today, HARMAN Professional Solutions announced an exciting new alliance and product offering with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., that transforms standard meeting spaces into powerful collaboration centers. Available immediately, two new solutions integrate the AMX Acendo Core Collaboration System and the Zoom Meetings service as well as AMX Modero G5 Control Panels and the Zoom Rooms Controller app to give users the freedom to make meetings more productive, efficient, and impactful.

The AMX Acendo Core Collaboration System is immediately ready to support and natively run the cloud-based Zoom Meetings application to instantly launch one-touch Zoom Meetings. Zoom Meetings offer users simplified, streamlined video communications and messaging, including the ability to record meetings locally or to the cloud, as well as many additional features to deliver a more interactive meeting experience. The AMX Acendo Core platform delivers a flawless end-to-end meeting experience and features wireless document sharing, web browsing, room scheduling and more.

AMX Modero G5 Control Panels also immediately support the cloud-based, Zoom Rooms controller application to expand Modero G5-controlled standard rooms into complete, fully ready-to-collaborate, meeting spaces. The AMX and Zoom collaboration is the first of its kind to offer users the ability to simultaneously and seamlessly run the Zoom Rooms app alongside touch-based room control applications and other onscreen functions such as powering on/off lights and displays, opening and closing shades, and controlling the environment.

“We are thrilled to be working with the Zoom team on this project,” said Brian Divine, HARMAN Professional Solutions, Senior VP, Product and Customer Solutions. “They’ve really done their homework to better understand the needs of their customers and the meeting space market. We were taken by their commitment to improve the experience and believe that Acendo Core and Modero G5 align perfectly with Zoom Meetings and Zoom Rooms. This partnership has real potential to move the needle in effective collaboration.”

“Working together offers AMX and Zoom users an array of collaboration and environmental room control opportunities, not previously possible,” said Chris DeNovellis, Partnerships Development Manager, Hardware for Zoom. “Empowering users to build more effective and efficient meeting spaces is a vision we both share, and we look forward to developing additional innovations together.”

For more information, visit: https://www.amx.com/en-US/product_families/amx-zoom-collaboration-solutions

January 21
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January 21, 2019

The University of Southern Queensland Creates a Unified AV Experience to lead the way in Collaborative Learning Spaces with HARMAN Professional Solutions

Pro AV Solutions Queensland and avt deployed an AMX SVSI network media solution to deliver seamless streaming across multiple campuses

QUEENSLAND, AustraliaPro AV Solutions Queensland and avt installed AMX SVSI Networked Media Solution at The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) to create flexible teaching spaces leveraging the University’s standard network infrastructure.

With campuses in Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich, USQ offers courses in law, health, engineering, business, education, arts and the sciences. USQ recently deployed a series of POD-based learning and teaching techniques to facilitate interconnectivity both within and between campuses. USQ turned Pro AV Solutions Queensland and avt to design an affordable and easy-to-use AV solution. Pro AV Solutions Queensland suggested the AMX SVSI networked media solution, capable of delivering high-definition audio and video with minimal latency across a variety of end-points on multiple campuses.

"We realized that we couldn’t approach this project with a traditional AV technology platform due to the scope of the network,” said Marc Braganza, Sales & Business Development Manager, Pro AV Solutions Queensland. “USQ wanted to bring content closer to students across three campuses. We needed a unique solution that could distribute massive amounts of audio and video over several devices using standard network cabling and IP technology. We chose the AMX SVSI networked media solution because of its flexible, affordable, and it distributes content over the entire network without instantaneously.”

The AMX SVSI network media solution enables USQ to create a complete digital media distribution solution. Students and staff can quickly connect from desktops, laptops, and mobile devices, and use the flexible user interface to control any linked devices.

"USQ is paving the way for the future of AV in the education sector,” said Dr Andrew Maxwell, Senior Lecturer, The University of Southern Queensland. “Our students love that they can send video feeds from anywhere they need to, which has allowed them to collaborate and work more effectively.”

"We are privileged to be associated with the prestigious University of Southern Queensland,” said Ramesh Jayaraman, VP & GM HARMAN Professional Solutions, APAC. “It was a challenging project, and we're glad to have provided technology solutions to help make an impact on the students across campuses. We would like to thank ProAV Solutions Queensland and avt for providing a robust AV solution that enhances student and teacher interactions in unimaginable ways."

January 17
2019


January 17, 2019

HARMAN Appoints Ertekin Elektronik as a New Distributor to Support Customer Demand in Turkey

LONDON— HARMAN Professional Solutions, the global leader in audio, video, lighting and control systems, including networked today announced its new distributor partnership with Ertekin Elektronik in Turkey.

The distribution agreement entitles Ertekin Elektronik the right to distribute the full range of products offered by HARMAN Professional Solutions. The agreement covers the JBL Professional, AMX, Martin, Soundcraft, AKG, Crown, dbx, BSS, Lexicon, and Studer brands, providing a 360-degree solution to customers requiring audio, video, lighting and control solutions.

“We are excited to partner with Ertekin Elektronik in this very important region,” said Mark Coombes, Regional Director, MEA at HARMAN Professional Solutions. “We are looking forward to our collaboration with Ertekin Elektronik to lead our iconic brands towards the future. We are confident their experience and in-depth knowledge of the Turkish market to support our customers’ needs on an ongoing basis.”

“We are delighted to be distributing the complete HARMAN Professional Solutions range in Turkey,” said Yurder Ertekin, Sales and Marketing Manager of Ertekin Elektronik, “HARMAN offers a great portfolio of quality brands, which are completely aligned with our customers’ needs. With our expertise and the brands that HARMAN Professional Solutions offer we will be able to offer a complete solution.”

Ertekin Elektronik is a leading distributor in the Turkish region and has vast experience in the audio, video, lighting and control solutions within the Turkish region since 1967.

The distribution agreement comes into effect immediately. Please contact europeanmarketing@HARMAN.com for any additional questions.

January 17
2019


January 17, 2019

HARMAN Professional Solutions Brings Khonkaen International Convention & Exposition Center into the Future

KHONKAEN, Thailand—Mahajak Development recently installed a complete, HARMAN Professional Solutions networked AV solution at Khonkaen International Convention and Exposition Center (KICE) to ensure premium audio quality for a wide range of events and conferences.

Located in the city of Khonkaen, KICE is one of the most popular and versatile venues in Northeastern of Thailand and will be the convention hub with facilities of the fastest internet speed, the highest AV Technology and premium interior design in this part of Thailand.  KICE’s crown jewel is its nearly 150,700 square foot main exhibition hall with room-combined function as well as another 7 individual meeting rooms, which regularly hosts high profile events ranging from corporate meetings and conferences to exhibitions. In order to provide an immaculate guest experience at such a wide range of events, KICE recently hired Mahajak Development to install brand new audio system with HARMAN Professional networked AV system throughout the area, comprised of JBL speakers, Crown amplifiers, Soundcraft mixers, BSS processors and AMX SVSi matrix and controllers. 

“KICE required an AV system with enough power and flexibility to provide experiences for any type of event,” said Pongaskorn Kanchanachayphoom, Project Director, Mahajak Development. “The biggest challenge was to ensure intelligibility throughout the venue despite its high ceilings. We easily overcame this challenge with JBL speakers, producing crystal clear sound in every corner of the exhibition hall. The HARMAN AV system we installed delivers high-quality sound for both corporate meetings and exhibitions events, and is flexible enough to ensure an engaging experience for attendees at any event.” 

To achieve impactful audio within the acoustically-challenging exhibition hall, Krissada Vivatvakin, PhD, Managing Director of Atkrist, AV Consultant had designed the venue with JBL SCS12 two-way speakers, and Control 16C/T and 14C/T full-range ceiling speakers. The SCS12 speakers were deployed overhead installed for maximum clarity in main hall, while the Control 10 series speakers provide consistent coverage throughout each meeting room and Crown DriveCore Install Networked series multi-channel amplifiers were used to supply clean and reliable power to the entire JBL speaker system. To ensure great sounding mixes with intuitive control for a wide range of events, Atkrist included Dante-enabled Soundcraft Expression 1 and Expression 3 digital consoles, Signature 12 and Signature 16 analog mixers. KICE’s impressive inventory of Soundcraft mixers enables the staff to easily select the right board for events of any size.

The audio system is networked via a BSS Soundweb London BLU-806 with Dante and BLU-10 standalone wall controllers.  While the visual system is networked and controlled by AMX NX-3200 NetLinx NX Integrated Controller with AMX SVSI N1000 series encoders and decoders to provide perfectly matrix and scaled HDMI video support, making it easy for KICE staff to select sources and adjust volume level in each zone of the large space.

“We are honored to see our iconic brands being used to deliver world class hospitality and entertainment experiences at KICE,” said Ramesh Jayaraman, VP & GM, HARMAN Professional Solutions, APAC. “We thank Mahajak for their partnership and deep understanding of their clients’ needs, and for trusting HARMAN solutions to guarantee customer satisfaction.”

 

ABOUT HARMAN

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

 

GLOBAL

David Glaubke

Director, Public Relations

HARMAN Professional Solutions

+1 (818) 895-3464 O

+1 (818) 470-7322 M

  

 

© 2018 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon, 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. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

January 10
2019


January 10, 2019

Durham University Elevates Learning Environments with HARMAN Professional Solutions

Visavvi deploys an advanced HARMAN AV over IP solution to allow students to connect, share and learn using cutting-edge technology

DURHAM, United KingdomVisavvi, part of the Saville Group recently deployed a complete HARMAN Professional Solutions AV over IP solution at Durham University.

One of the most historic and prestigious universities in the world, Durham University offers research-led education delivered by world-leading experts in outstanding study facilities. Durham University aims to deliver a challenging and transformative education experience that leverages the latest digital technologies. 

Recently, Durham decided to update the AV solution installed in their Calman Learning Centre facility on the Mountjoy campus to a state-of-the-art AV over IP solution that would allow lectures and events to be streamed in real-time across the entire building. In order to achieve these goals, the university hired Visavvi to integrate an AMX by HARMAN SVSI networked media solution, which enables to university to flawlessly stream high definition interactive audio and video throughout the facility. With the SVSI system, live lectures and presentations can be shared with AV systems in any room—allowing up to 1,100 students and faculty to view the same presentation simultaneously.

“The AMX SVSI system has drastically improved the day to day operations of the technical team,” said Chris Pearson, AV Team Lead, Durham University. "In a building such as the Calman Learning Centre, which hosts large scale teaching and high profile events and with a small AV team supporting teaching spaces across the university, it is vital that we install systems that are flexible and highly reliable—the AMX SVSI system has exceeded our expectations in meeting these requirements.”

The Calman Learning Centre houses the largest teaching spaces on the university campus, comprising three dedicated lecture theatres and two large teaching rooms on the top floor. Each theatre is outfitted with state-of-the-art display, control and collaboration technology, including AMX Enova DGX 1600 digital media switcher systems. The DGX system uses DXLink technology to send the highest quality digital audio and video to receivers via existing CAT cabling.

Each theatre is also equipped with JBL line array speaker systems, which are powered by Crown amps to deliver perfectly-aligned sound distribution. Intuitive AMX touch panels offer control of the room systems with custom-programmed user interfaces, allowing students and faculty to quickly and easily control media. The two smaller classrooms on the top floor are equipped with AMX SVSI transmission systems, allowing the same switching, control, audio and video conferencing technology as the lecture theatres.

“Months of planning and technical work went into this project,” said Crispin Bloomfield, Director of IT Operations, Durham University. “Visavvi worked with us to overcome some infrastructure challenges that required clever solutions, plus they faced a very tight window to turn this flagship teaching building around. The project was flawlessly executed, on time and on budget.”

January 07
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January 07, 2019

Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School Elevates Learning Experiences with HARMAN Professional Solutions

BANGKOK, THAILAND—Mahajak Development Co. Ltd. recently deployed a cutting-edge HARMAN Professional Solutions AV system at the Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School to enrich the learning environment for staff and students.

Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School (Bangkok Prep) is one of the top international schools in Thailand. In order to enable staff and students to easily utilize audiovisual devices in the classroom, Bangkok Prep hired Mahajak Development Co. Ltd. to implement a cutting-edge HARMAN Professional AV system featuring JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers, AMX and dbx signal processors and Martin lighting software.

“A simple but dynamic audio solution was required to make a powerful impact on students' learning,” said Pongsakorn Kanchanachayphoom, Director of Project, Mahajak Development Co. Ltd. “Bangkok Prep asked us to install an audio system that would make it easier for students to hear—no matter where they’re sitting. They also requested a user-friendly touch-panel interface so staff and students can control the system with minimal technical assistance. We decided to go with HARMAN Professional products because of their unrivaled flexibility, superior sound quality and intuitive controls.”

Mahajak installed JBL SRX715 two-way loudspeakers and an SRX718S satellite subwoofer system to provide comprehensive coverage and extended low-frequency output during live performances. JBL JRX112M two-way stage monitors deliver crystal-clear audio, making it easy for artists to hear themselves during performances. JBL Control 2P C2PS and CONTROL 24CT in-ceiling speakers are used to achieve high-quality sound in enclosed spaces like classrooms and auditoriums. The system is powered using Crown XTi -4000, CDi1000 and XLS402D amplifiers.

An AMX NX-2200 NetLinx NX Integrated Controller and PSR4.4 power supply are used to connect AV devices throughout the facility, while TPC-IPAD software allows users to control the entire system via Apple® mobile devices. A dbx DriveRack 260 loudspeaker management system, AFS224 Advanced Feedback Suppression processor and 231V graphic equalizer are used to ensure that the system sounds its very best. Martin LightJockey 2 lighting control software and M-DMX interface offer control of up to 100 DMX fixtures for creating dynamic, immersive lighting during events.

"Our aim was to install a contemporary AV system flexible enough to accommodate the evolving styles of learning, said Mrs Patrada Yomnak, License Holder, Director and Manager, Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School. “We hired Mahajak to design a reliable, future-proof AV system that makes it easy for staff and students to control AV equipment in any room with their personal devices. Fortunately, HARMAN's diverse portfolio of products are highly intelligible, simple to learn and manageable to support, which fulfilled every criterion of our request."

“We are thrilled to provide Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School with world-class audio, video and control solutions,” said Ramesh Jayaraman, VP & GM, HARMAN Professional Solutions, APAC. "We thank Mahajak Development Co. Ltd., our long-term country partner in Thailand, for providing a dynamic AV solution that fosters student success through innovative teaching approaches.”

 

ABOUT HARMAN

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

 

GLOBAL

David Glaubke

Director, Public Relations

HARMAN Professional Solutions

+1 (818) 895-3464 O

+1 (818) 470-7322 M

 

APAC

RV Ramachandran

Marketing Director - Asia Pacific Harman Professional Solutions

RV.Ramachandran@harman.com

+65-6870-5000 Office

+65-9146-2464 Mobile

 

© 2018 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon, 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. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.


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