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Articles May-June 2021

Pursuing the Pro Audio Trail

In conversation with Caroline Moss and Sue Gould

PT got in touch with the Pro AVL Asia magazine core team of Editor - Caroline Moss and Sales Director - Sue Gould, who between them boast of over three decades of experience in the pro audio industry..... read more

NJSM Marks a Milestone in the Business of Sound

From Rental Company to manufacturer and innovator, Nixon Johnny has guided and grown NJSM from a two-person company to a fifty-person company, continuing to expand into virtual events with NJSM Virtual Studio..... read more

Tech Savvy Environment for T-Systems

Eyte Technologies installs high-tech AV Solution at T-System’s Experience Center facilitating brand value and delivering superior customer experience..... read more

Conversations with SudeepAudio

Sudeep Audio, one of India’s first pro audio web store selling studio software and equipment online commenced its YouTube Channel, ConverSAtions, in 2011 to share the journey of Indian Sound Engineers..... read more


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JBL Celebrates 70 Years


Harman International, the leading connected technologies company for automotive, consumer, entertainment and enterprise markets, celebrated 70 years of its renowned audio brand, JBL and introduced limited edition commemorative Platinum JBL Everest Elite 700 headphones to mark its platinum anniversary.

JBL’s GRAMMY and Oscar-winning audio technology has been behind pivotal moments in music that includes revolutionary recordings, legendary concerts like Woodstock and record-breaking rock tours. For the last seven decades, it has delivered one of the industry-leading audio in entertainment venues, in the home and in the car. JBL audio systems are used in thousands of the world’s most notable performing art venues, stadiums, arenas, recording studios and THX-certified movie theatres.

JBL History

Founded in 1946, JBL was has consistently contributed to the evolution of audio reproduction in professional, home, automotive, multimedia applications and now connected technologies.

Founded in 1946, JBL was has consistently contributed to the evolution of audio reproduction in professional, home, automotive, multimedia applications and now connected technologies.

JBL in the 1950’s had become a major contributor with the introduction of legendary products such as the Hartsfield and the Paragon. In the 1960s, JBL continued to create a series of remarkable loudspeaker designs including the renowned 4310 Studio Monitor which was adapted for consumer use as the famous Century L100 in the 1970s.

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, the company also witnessed the emergence of acclaimed models such as the L212 designed with one of the first satellite/powered subwoofer designs, the Everest and the JBL Synthesis- the ultimate-performance complete home theatre audio systems.

JBL loudspeaker designs continued to embody the company’s heritage of excellence in early 2000’s with high-performance models such as the K2 S9800 and Project Array loudspeakers. Additionally, recording studios, concert halls and movie theaters around the world were outfitted with JBL loudspeakers. JBL’s “Pro Sound Comes Home” design philosophy also offered consumers the same clear, accurate and dynamic sound heard by professionals at home.

In 2010s, JBL continued to grow its consumer line by launching new headphone and portable speaker technologies that provided connected and personalized experience such as the JBL Everest Elite 700 with sound calibration and active noise cancellation. JBL further permeated culture by becoming official sound for the NBA. With innovations such as the JBL Trip in-vehicle portable communication and entertainment system, the Under Armour Headphones Wireless Heart Rate, engineered by JBL, and the JBL Charge 3 waterproof portable Bluetooth speaker, JBL unites lifestyle design, meaningful new technology and seamless connectivity for a powerful acoustic experience.

JBL has delivered premium sound to Toyota vehicles for more than 20 years and has worked with Ferrari since 2008, providing these automakers along with others- the efficient sound performance in the car.

“Today, as over the past seven decades, JBL is the leader in revolutionary sound and continues to push audio boundaries through innovative, connected and personalized sound technology,” said Michael Mauser, President, HARMAN Lifestyle Audio Division.

“Whether for consumers at home, in the car and on-the-go, or in large scale spaces like sports arenas and concert venues, JBL’s signature sound offers unprecedented performance for authentic audio experiences,” he added.


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