Third Generation of Beloved harman kardon SoundSticks® Speakers Unveiled

SoundSticks III system continues to deliver outstanding sound quality with updates to its popular, sleek design

NORTHRIDGE, Calif.--()--harman kardon:

Who: harman kardon (www.harmankardon.com), a brand of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, specializes in audio equipment for consumers and the automotive infotainment industry.

What: Currently a permanent fixture in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City for its visually stunning design, the beloved SoundSticks speakers make a return with a refreshed third iteration boasting the same signature harman kardon® sound.

HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), today announced the launch of the new harman kardon SoundSticks® III speaker system. Compared to its most recent predecessor, the SoundSticks II system, which was released in 2004, the refreshed SoundSticks III comes with significant upgrades, including a satellite power switch and improved audio cable with a new braided, discrete look. Also, the new speakers boast modern white lights and a dramatic and elegant trim designed to match the modern high-gloss black trim of Apple’s iMac and MacBook computers. The three-piece desktop speaker system still pairs with virtually any multimedia device, adding excitement to music, games and movies.

Pricing and Availability: The harman kardon SoundSticks III speaker system is available now for $209.99. For more information, please visit www.harmankardon.com.

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG, harman kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 11,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.4 billion for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010. The company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.

© 2010 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Infinity, harman kardon, JBL, Lexicon, Mark Levinson and SoundSticks 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.

Contacts

Edelman
Tian Lee, 650-762-2957
tian.lee@edelman.com
or
HARMAN Consumer Americas
Tina Leitz, 818-895-3311
tina.leitz@harman.com

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Third Generation of Beloved harman kardon SoundSticks® Speakers Unveiled

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Contacts

Edelman
Tian Lee, 650-762-2957
tian.lee@edelman.com
or
HARMAN Consumer Americas
Tina Leitz, 818-895-3311
tina.leitz@harman.com