Company executives cut the ribbon for the Grand Opening of the new HARMAN Experience Center in Los Angeles earlier this month.
HARMAN Professional Solutions has opened the HARMAN Experience Center in Los Angeles, a demo center that will allow customers across multiple vertical markets to test out third-party products against HARMAN’s solutions in a variety of end-to-end workflows.
The new 15,000-square-foot, multi-functional facility showcases HARMAN Professional Solutions product solutions—including JBL Professional, AKG Acoustics, AMX, BSS Audio, Crown International, dbx Professional, DigiTech, Lexicon Pro, Martin, Soundcraft and Studer—in a variety of entertainment and enterprise market applications.
The Experience Center is comprised of several dedicated spaces. An entrance corridor features lighting effects and audio synced to, and anchored by, an 18’x’10’ Samsung LED video wall. The corridor is adorned with Technical GRAMMY Awards presented to JBL Professional (2005), AKG Acoustics (2010) and Lexicon Pro (2014) for contributions of technical significance in recorded field.
The center’s entrance corridor features lighting effects and audio synced to, and anchored by, an 18’x’10’ Samsung LED video wall and is adorned with Technical GRAMMY Awards presented to HARMAN brands JBL Professional (2005), AKG Acoustics (2010) and Lexicon Pro (2014).
A Product Showroom is filled with HARMAN solutions including HARMAN’s Connected Retail Experience, Connected Huddle Space, Voice Enabled Cognitive Hotel Room, Home Recording, and Networked AVoIP; while a 6,000-square-foot Soundstage delivers Live Entertainment audio, video and lighting demonstrations for House of Worship, Nightclub, Performing Arts, and Touring.
In addition, the new facility’s café, boardroom and training center are not only practical-use spaces, but 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 tradeshow floors and into our facility to give customers and influencers a deeper and more meaningful experience all day, any day of the year,” said Erik Tarkiainen, Vice President of Global Marketing, HARMAN Professional Solutions.
The Experience Center is open by appointment only to HARMAN and Samsung (parent to HARMAN) customers, employees, distributors, sales representatives, dealers, artists and other industry professionals for meetings, performances, productions, hospitality events and more. The new facility joins a worldwide network of HARMAN Professional Solutions Experience Centers in Singapore, China and soon in London.
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