HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group announced that it has been selected by Daimler AG to equip selected new Mercedes-Benz models with top-class in-car entertainment modules. The modules will incorporate wireless headphone technology from Harman’s AKG brand, and will complement HARMAN’s next-generation COMAND infotainment system in the Mercedes-Benz models, announced earlier.
“We are grateful for Daimler’s continued confidence in providing their customers with a comprehensive HARMAN in-car entertainment and information solution,” said Dinesh C. Paliwal, the Company’s Chairman, president and CEO. “These in-car entertainment modules from AKG will complement our installed audio and infotainment systems to deliver a premium personal experience to every seat.”
HARMAN’s AKG brand is respected by audiophiles from every genre for its premium headphone and microphone technology. The brand’s products are used by countless touring artists and performing venues, and the Company has recently teamed with renowned producer and musician Quincy Jones to launch a line of premium headphones for the consumer market.