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JBL Professional and AKG Lead HARMAN Nominations for 2021 NAMM TEC Awards

December 11, 2020

Voting begins today for NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards with six HARMAN Professional Solutions products vying in categories including Sound Reinforcement Loudspeakers, Studio Monitors, Recording Microphones, Headphones and more.

NORTHRIDGE, Calif.— HARMAN Professional Solutions, today announced that a total of six products from JBL Professional and AKG have received nominations for the 36th NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards.

The voting period for the TEC Awards opens today and will end on December 31, 2021. To vote, register at https://www.tecawards.org/tec36/voting.

HARMAN’s product nominations in their respective category, as they appear on the ballot, include:

  • JBL DSi 2.0 Cinema (Amplification Hardware)
  • JBL Compact Connect App (Audio Apps for Smartphones & Tablets)
  • AKG K300 Series (Headphone/ Earpiece Technology)
  • AKG Lyra (Microphones - Recording)
  • JBL EON ONE Compact (Sound Reinforcement Loudspeakers)
  • JBL 104-BT (Studio Monitors)

“These nomination honors aren’t just about the HARMAN team’s tireless work to bring these products to market, but it’s also about our customers from whom we derive inspiration and direction to push audio technology forward in meaningful ways,” said Karam Kaul, Vice President, Audio, HARMAN Professional Solutions. “We hope that everyone takes the time to vote for these and other worthy nominations to show support for the audio industry at time when it’s needed the most. We thank the TEC Awards Nominating Panel for again giving us the opportunity to compete in what continues to be the premiere audio recognition worldwide.”  

The 36th annual TEC Awards honor best-in-class products in the professional audio community, and will be presented at The NAMM Show 2021’s Believe in Music Week, held the week of January 18, 2021. The TEC Awards Nominating Panel is composed of leaders from across the audio and production industries. More than 1,000 products and projects in 22 categories were considered for Outstanding Technical Achievement nominations, ranging from computer audio hardware to recording microphones to wireless technology. At the show, 30 categories of products and projects will be recognized in the areas of Technical or Creative Achievement to honor the individuals, companies and technical innovations used in sound recordings, films, broadcast television and video games.

For more information about the 2021 TEC Awards, please visit https://www.tecawards.org.