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:

We’ll also be highlighting the action here on the Insights blog, so be sure to subscribe to get the latest updates (visit, scroll down the right side, enter your email address in the field provided and click Submit).

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!

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:






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: DSC05084 DSC05088 DSC04918 DSC04960 DSC05003 DSC05006 DSC05011 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:

Here are more photos from the booth on Friday: DSC04853 DSC04855

Our IBM partners also shared voice-enabled cognitive rooms by HARMAN demonstrations at their space in The Venetian:

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Response has been outstanding at the booth here on the first official day of the show! Check out some of the action: CS1_1654 CS1_1912 CS1_1943 CS1_1949 CS1_1953 CS5_4571 CS5_4711 CS5_4809 CS5_4813



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)


Sneak Peak

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!

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