HARMAN's JBL Synthesis Adds Installation Gallery to Its Website To Showcase Its U.S. Dealers' and International Distributors' Featured Custom-Installation Home Theaters

JBL Synthesis loudspeakers and electronics are at the heart of many of the finest custom home theater installations in the world

NORTHRIDGE, California - HARMAN's JBL Synthesis has added its Installation Gallery to its website, www.jblsynthesis.com. The newly launched Installation Gallery is a showcase for the best custom-installation home theaters created by JBL Synthesis dealers and distributors.

"JBL Synthesis loudspeakers and electronics are at the heart of many of the finest custom home theater installations in the world," noted Jim Garrett, Director, Marketing and Product Management for HARMAN Luxury Audio and Loudspeakers. "Our specialist dealers and systems integrators have conceived and built some of the most beautiful and spectacular home entertainment systems ever designed, and the JBL Synthesis Installation Gallery is a place where they can display their work to consumers and even show off a little bit!"

"We already have a number of striking installations on the site, and we invite our dealers/distributors to submit their work for addition to the Gallery. Like a physical art gallery, we want our Installation Gallery to be a place that will continually evolve, inspire and excite people."

The home theater of Hollywood action film director Spiro Razatos was featured on an episode of Million Dollar Rooms - and is now featured in the JBL Synthesis Installation Gallery. Designed and built by integrator Hollywood Home Theatre (www.hollywoodht.com), the widescreen "Spirovision" theater combines the retro look of classic movie houses with state-of-the-art audio and video components, such as a complete JBL Synthesis multichannel audio system.

Middleburg Heights, Ohio systems integrator Audio Video Interiors (www.audiovideointeriors.net) is another custom installer featuring two projects in the gallery. Tasked to create an ultramodern and completely different home theater for an interior designer client - they delivered in dazzling fashion. Blue and white neon lights illuminate the interior from the front wall, ceiling and seating areas, as part of a distinctive look that won the theater a "Home of the Year" award. The theater is outfitted with JBL Synthesis loudspeakers and electronics; like all JBL Synthesis systems, it is custom-calibrated and tuned to the room in which it is installed to achieve accurate frequency response and extraordinary sonic realism. The second installation features a Vegas-style neon light show theme with a JBL Synthesis sound system that was implemented due to its capability to be fine-tuned for the irregular-shaped room via its proprietary amplification and processing. This theater also captured a prestigious "Home of the Year" award.

Authorized U.S. dealers and international distributors interested in submitting their custom home theaters to the JBL Synthesis Installation Gallery should contact Rachel Kovas at Rachel.Kovas@harman.com. Submissions should showcase complete JBL Synthesis systems.

Link directly to the JBL Synthesis Installation Gallery here: www.jblsynthesis.com/InstallationGallery

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets - supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.3 billion for the twelve months ended March 31, 2012.

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