Harman Teams With Quincy Jones on Headphones
Harman International and with music industry giant Quincy Jones have teamed up on a new line of AKG headphones. The Quincy Jones Signature Line by AKG was announced Thursday at the IFA show in Germany.
“Quincy Jones and AKG have shared a long-running passion for quality sound and the infinite power music has to connect people and touch lives,” Dinesh C. Paliwal, chairman, president and CEO of Harman International, said as part of the announcement. “We have partnered to introduce products into the marketplace that shine a light on how important sound quality is when you’re experiencing music in all aspects of your life.”
The Q701, Q460 and Q350 headphones will arrive in October, with prices ranging from $149.99 to $479.99. A portion of the proceeds will go towards the Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, a foundation dedicated to promoting music education for children.