Harmonic Design Debuts at ISE 2018

Harmonic Design Audiotechnik GmbH has announced its participation as an exhibitor at ISE 2018. In their ISE debut, the tradition-rich German company will showcase its broad range of advanced speaker designs and unveil a new column speaker series featuring hd beamforming technology. “The Integrated Systems Europe is a great opportunity for us to meet leaders across all verticals of the industry, especially of the permanent installation market,” says Tim Maier, export manager of Harmonic Design. “We’ve introduced a lot of new products in the past 3 years that benefit from our 38 years of fundamental research and development. A milestone marks the HybridLineSource-technology used in our hd HLS product line, revolutionizing the audio industry with unbelievable small dimensions and extreme SPL. To demonstrate the advantage in technology and exemplify our passion for great audio we’re looking forward to unveil two beamforming column loudspeaker series at ISE 2018. The hd Beamforming series is available with an ultra compact footprint of only 8.5-centimeter width and variable height up to 32 DSP/amplifier channels and will be the smallest beamforming loudspeaker on the pro audio market. Our beamforming technology features multiple beams, advanced directivity optimization and redundant inputs with DANTE.” 

For 38 years Harmonic Design has manufactured pro audio solutions that continually offer stunning accuracy, a spacious soundstage with exact stereo localization, well-defined bass with thrilling dynamics and doubtless reliability. Harmonic Design (Hall 14 – C128) will display: 

  • Product launch of hd Beamforming-Series: Beamforming column speakers in unseen ultra compact dimensions based on the hd ML- and PL-Series featuring multiple beams, advanced directivity optimization and redundant inputs with DANTE
  • Passive ultra-slim column speakers with PointSource characteristics: hd M-Series and hd C-Series
  • Passive ultra-slim column speakers with LineSource characteristics: hd ML-Series and hd PL-Series
  • Revolutionary HybridLineSource cabinets hd HLS20 and hd HLS24: The new benchmark for all kind of medium to large scale sound applications
  • hd Subwoofer solutions for mobile and permanent installation
  • most advanced self-powered system subwoofers hd P-Series with integrated 3-channel amplifier and FIR-filtered hd MultiDSP
  • Amplified DSP controllers of the hd Qi-Series featuring groundbreaking FIR-Filter technology accessible by the end user
Harmonic Design is located in Hall 14, booth C 128. ISE 2018 will take place from Feb. 6 to 9, 2018 at the RAI in Amsterdam. Here are the details.
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Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe Publications, is one of the most prominent personalities in the audiovisual industry. He has been a contributor to WIRED magazine and a technical advisor and columnist for Sound & Communications magazine as well as an opinionated columnist for rAVe [Publications] since 2003. In addition to his writing and market analysis, Gary has been a product, marketing and business operations consultant to dozens of AV companies in the U.S. and overseas. Clients have included companies such as Sony, Sharp, Epson, Lutron, InFocus, Sanyo, Mitsubishi, NEC and Philips.   Gary, who has been involved with the audiovisual market for over 20 years, was the recipient of the InfoComm 2003 Educator of the Year Award and the 2007 NSCA Instructor of the Year Award. Over the years, he has donated much of his time as an active volunteer in the AV industry’s trade association and served as chairman of InfoComm’s Professional Education & Training Committee (PETC), chairman of the ICIA Design School Committee and chairman of InfoComm’s Installation School Committee. In addition, he has served on the InfoComm board of governors. He also helped grow the InfoComm Projection Shoot-Out as the premiere AV industry trade show special event serving on the committee from 1991 through 1997, and was instrumental in launching the Shoot-Out in the European market at the Photokina Expo in 1994 and 1996 as well as the Asian market at the 1995 and 1997 INFOCOMM Asia shows.   Prior to founding his own company, Gary was vice president of sales and marketing for AMX Corporation (www.amx.com), a manufacturer specializing in professional AV and residential AV control systems. Prior to AMX, Gary spent nine years at Extron Electronics (www.extron.com), rising to the position of vice president of sales and marketing. Gary earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1987 from the University of North Carolina and is currently Adjunct Faculty at UNC in the School of Journalism teaching a class on how future technologies will affect the future of advertising, PR and marketing.   He is also the founder of Swim for Smiles, a non-profit that raises money for the N.C. Children’s Hospital through swimming and other fitness-related events for kids. You can contact him at gary@ravepubs.com..