Harman International Industries

GM to roll out Android cars in 2016, supplier says

12:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2014
General Motors is preparing to introduce Android-based infotainment systems -- the same Google platform used on more than 1 billion mobile devices, from smartphones and tablet computers to computerized wristwatches -- starting in late 2016, according to supplier Harman International....
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Suppliers see money in software

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2014
Harman International, a top producer of speakers and other in-car audio equipment, plans to ease out of hardware so it can concentrate on software as its core automotive product....
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Hearing the true sound of music in your car

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014
Why can't today's music match the sound of that old-time rock 'n' roll? It's not the speakers. It's the format. Harman International Industries' solution is a software algorithm, originally dubbed Signal Doctor and now branded as Clari-Fi, that analyzes music files and restores what was cut when the file was compressed....
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LIMITING DISTRACTION

Some systems let passenger, but not driver, access apps

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
To avoid driver distraction, automakers typically disable certain infotainment functions, such as entering navigation destinations by hand, when the vehicle is in motion. But suppliers are working on systems that give the passenger access to certain apps....
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