It’s CES time! We’re thrilled to be making our Professional Solutions debut at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The show runs from Thurs., Jan. 5 through Sun., Jan. 8. HARMAN Professional Solutions is taking over the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino along with our other three divisions—Connected Car, Lifestyle Audio and Connected Services—to display our latest innovations and products across the many markets we serve, showing how all HARMAN divisions work together to elevate a connected life.
In the Professional Solutions section of the booth, we’re showing off three different voice-enabled cognitive room solutions leveraging technology from our partnership with IBM Watson IoT.
While booth visits are by appointment only, you can follow our social media channels for live updates and exclusive content:
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In order to keep everyone updated with the latest photos, video, and more from the show, we setup this blog. As more info comes in, we’ll update this post and share the latest with you throughout the show.
It’s the final day of the show. We had a lot of fun, and hate to say goodbye. Thankfully, we have a lot of exciting stuff coming around the corner, so be sure you stay tuned!
— HARMAN (@Harman) January 8, 2017
Our David Glaubke spoke with Lisa Ross, Manager of Restaurant & Retail, U.S. for HARMAN Professional Solutions, about the connected retail solution being featured on the first floor of the booth. Be sure to check that out and read how connected retail capabilities can enhance shoppers’ in-store experience and improve a store’s revenue. Our Erik Tarkianinen, VP, Global Marketing, HARMAN Professional Solutions, spoke about the voice-enabled cognitive room solutions we had at the show:
Here are a few more photos of the cognitive room solutions that were shared by IBM Electronics:
“Hello JBL” We spoke to the new smart speaker by @Harman Pro with #WatsonIoT at #CES2017 — an intelligent solution to assist hotel guests pic.twitter.com/fEoHVz2mCQ — IBM Electronics (@IBM_Electronics) January 8, 2017
— IBM Electronics (@IBM_Electronics) January 8, 2017
It’s been a great day at here at CES! A lot of exciting things have been going on. This evening, our JBL Pro team oversaw the soundcheck for a private concert at The Joint: Our Adam Holladay, Director, Hospitality Solutions and Marketing for HARMAN Professional Solutions, had the opportunity to speak about the voice-enabled cognitive room solutions we are showing in conjunction with IBM Watson IoT:
— Jennifer Hernandez (@SunshineJMH) January 6, 2017
Here are more photos from the booth on Friday:
Our IBM partners also shared voice-enabled cognitive rooms by HARMAN demonstrations at their space in The Venetian:
Response has been outstanding at the booth here on the first official day of the show! Check out some of the action:
Everything is up and ready, and we are so excited for visitors to come and see it! Check out this fun tour of the Professional Solutions section of the booth, featuring a Connected Retail Experience as well as voice-enabled cognitive rooms for hospitality, hospitals and corporate customers.
Take a closer look at some photos from throughout the booth. Be sure to look for pianist and signer Halsey Harkins, who stopped by and performed. (This Watson-enabled JBL Horizon alarm clock has been designed specifically for enterprise applications and connects to IBM Watson IoT)
In case you missed it, here’s a sneak peak of this year’s booth:
Be sure to stay tuned throughout the week for photos, videos and more from the show!