Tag Archives: Marine Audio

Cobalt partners with Harman for onboard entertainment

HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies and solutions for automotive, consumer, professional and enterprise markets, announced its marine group has been selected by boat manufacturer Cobalt Boats for a multi-year contract to fit all Cobalt boats supplied with their Platinum Series Audio Package with the new Harman Kardon Marine system. The newly ...

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Harman launches marine group

HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies and solutions for automotive, consumer, professional, and enterprise markets, announced it has launched a new group of their OEM Special Markets business to directly focus attention on its existing marine brands, Infinity and JBL, as well as to launch Harman Kardon into the marine market – Harman Kardon ...

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JL Audio takes Clarion Marine brand global

Clarion

JL Audio has expanded its exclusive license of the Clarion brand for marine products to eliminate regional restrictions, and expand marketing, sales and support to include powersports and recreational vehicle (RV) markets. JL Audio, Inc. exclusively licenses the Clarion Marine brand from Faurecia,  a global automotive supplier based in France that recently acquired Clarion Co., Ltd. “We’ve made some strategic moves ...

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Poly-Planar appoints new president

Marine audio products manufacturer Poly-Planar announced that industry veteran Todd Allen has been appointed president of the company. “With 30 years of electronics sales, marketing and product development experience in the marine, outdoor, spa and home markets, Todd brings a passion for innovation that will energize the launch of new, state-of-art audio products in Poly-Planar’s offerings,” said Poly-Planar partner Tim ...

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Turn it up!

By Adam Quandt The boat business has found itself booming over the last year. Sales are up across the board for both new and used boats. But what does that mean for the entertainment components designed to bring the boaters’ experience to the next level? Audio options offer one of the easiest points for boaters to make some simple upgrades ...

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Manitou selects Fusion for standard audio equipment for MY 2021

Garmin International, Inc. announced that Manitou Pontoon Boats will install marine audio packages from Fusion Entertainment, a Garmin Brand, as the standard-fit for select model year 2021 pontoon boats. Manitou exclusively offers the GarminECHOMAP UHD 73sv and GPSMAP chartplotters for its entire lineup and will add a range of Fusion Entertainment stereos, speakers and amplifiers for the upcoming boating season. ...

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KICKER Marine Audio teams up with CPS Distributors at IBEX 2020

KICKER Marine Audio at IBEX 2020

As the 2020 IBEX Online becomes “a virtual experience,” beginning September 29, top-quality, KICKER Marine Audio sound waves will still carry over the web. With the show theme, “Better Boats Begin Here,” OEM boat builders engaging KICKER Marine Audio through CPS get a direct line to what is new and trending in marine audio and accessories. One of the current trends is ...

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Regulator adds Fusion to Garmin partnership

Garmin International, Inc. announced that Regulator Marine has selected Fusion to be its premier entertainment supplier to outfit its full line of offshore sportfishing center console boats beginning model year 2021. Regulator announced to its dealers last week that both Garmin electronics, and stereos, speakers and amplifiers from Fusion, a Garmin brand, will now be standard equipment on all Regulator ...

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Party on: Audio manufacturers bring new technologies to the water

By Adam Quandt Traditional is by no means a word to describe the audio elements going into today’s recreational boats. Though manufacturers are still playing some forms of catch up to features often found and expected in the automotive industry, marine audio providers are working hard to keep the party going on the water. “The expectations of consumers are way ...

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Prospec Electronics adds product management VP

Prospec Electronics has hired Michael Silber for its newly created VP of product management position. Dave Sykes, president and CEO, made the announcement. In his new role, Silber will oversee all phases of product development including conception, planning, design, prototyping, testing and production. He is also responsible for budgeting and supplier negotiations. Silber is highly experienced in manufacturing, most recently ...

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