Harman Professional Solutions, the global manufacturer of audio, video, lighting and control systems, including networked AV, has announced the grand opening of its Harman Experience Center in Los Angeles.
The facility joins a worldwide network of Harman Professional Solutions Experience Centers in Singapore, China and soon in London. The experience centers are designed to demonstrate how Harman solutions addresses customer needs across multiple vertical markets.
The new Los Angeles 15,000-square-foot, multi-functional facility showcases Harman Professional Solutions product solutions in a variety of entertainment and enterprise market applications.
The Harman Experience Center demonstrates the integration of brands, including JBL Professional, AKG Acoustics, AMX, BSS Audio, Crown International, dbx Professional, DigiTech, Lexicon Pro, Martin, Soundcraft and Studer.
Harman Experience Center Offers Dedicated Spaces
According to Harman Professional, its new facility features a unique grand entrance corridor that includes lighting effects and audio synced to, and anchored by, an 18-foot by 10-foot Samsung LED video wall.
The corridor also features Technical GRAMMY Awards presented to JBL Professional (2005), AKG Acoustics (2010) and Lexicon Pro (2014) for contributions of technical significance in recorded field.
The Product Showroom is filled with solutions, including Harman’s Connected Retail Experience, Connected Huddle Space, Voice Enabled Cognitive Hotel Room, Home Recording, Networked AV over IP, and much more.
The facility’s 6,000-square-foot Soundstage delivers live-entertainment audio, video and lighting demonstrations for house of worship, nightclub, performing arts, and touring markets.
Harman points out The Café, Boardroom and Training Center are not only practical-use spaces, but are also areas that demonstrate HARMAN solutions in restaurant, corporate and education settings.
“With the Experience Center, we can now take conversations with our customers off trade show floors and into our facility to give customers and influencers a deeper and more meaningful experience all day, any day of the year,” notes Erik Tarkiainen, vice president of global marketing, HARMAN Professional Solutions.
The Experience Center is open by appointment only to Harman and Samsung customers, employees, distributors, sales representatives, dealers, artists and other industry professionals for meetings, performances, productions, hospitality events and more.