Harman Professional is part of Harman International Industries, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, high fidelity audio products and infotainment systems for the automotive, home and professional markets. Harman International was acquired by Samsung Electronics in 2017.
Harman Professional is the world’s largest professional audio company. Harman Professional companies include AKG Acoustics, BSS Audio, Crown International, dbx Professional, JBL and JBL Professional, Mark Levinson, Lexicon Pro, Soundcraft, and Studer. These companies design, manufacture and market leading professional audio products for recording and broadcast, musicians, cinema, touring sound, commercial sound and contracting applications.
AKG Acoustics makes studio microphones, Broadcase/Live sound equipment and headphones. BSS products handle audio signal processing. Crown International makes power amplifiers, microphones and processing gear. DBX makes digital processors, noise reduction and EQ products. JBL makes loudspeaker and sound reinforcement systems. Lexicon makes digital audio/video products. Soundcraft makes audio mixing consoles for live, theatre, broadcast, recording studios and post. Studer also makes audio mixing consoles. Harmon Professional also makes HiQnet, a communications protocol with which all HiQnet ready device-types within the full audio signal path can communicate.