Summit Wireless has partnered with Harman International to deliver audio experiences for the Harman Kardon Citation Series, showcased for the first time this week at IFA 2018.
The Harman Kardon Citation Series is a new line of wireless smart speakers featuring industrial design and immersive audio powered by Summit’s WiSA-certified technology that enables wireless, low latency multi-channel capabilities, and authentic concert-quality stereo sound.
“Our technology partnership with Harman is pivotal to our mission of enabling intelligent devices and next generation systems to deliver immersive, wireless sound that pushes the consumer experience to new heights,” said Brett Moyer, president and CEO, Summit Wireless. “Harman Kardon’s Citation Series addresses the needs of savvy consumers who want exceptional audio quality without compromise, and this new product line delivers on that.”
The Harman Kardon Citation Series was designed for discerning people who command sophistication and seamless capabilities that blend with their daily lives, according to the company. Citation offers new features with voice control, multi-room, multi-channel surround playback, built-in Chromecast, and more. The Harman Kardon Citation Series of sleek, smart speakers includes the Citation Tower, Bar, Sub and Surround—each designed to fit a variety of home entertainment needs.
“The Harman Kardon Citation Series sets a new standard for premium, wireless home audio and entertainment systems, and Summit Wireless is an integral part of delivering sophisticated, seamless solutions to consumers,” said Dave Rogers, president of consumer audio, Harman. “Leveraging Summit’s WiSA-certified technology enables us to offer unprecedented immersive sound experiences that take full advantage of the today’s most intelligent devices.”
The Harman Kardon Citation Series was announced at IFA 2018. Product availability depends on market, and pre-orders can be placed on harmankardon.com beginning in October 2018.