NORTHRIDGE, Calif.— HARMAN Professional Solutions, announced that a total of six products from JBL Professional and AKG have received nominations for the 36th NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards. Voting began Dec. 10 and runs until Dec. 31. The 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. 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 TEC Awards Nominating Panel comprises 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.