Harman’s Lexicon brand has won a Technical Grammy Award, which is presented to individuals and companies that have made contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field.
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced their Special Merit Awards 12 December. Recipients are determined by vote of The Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing Advisory Council and Chapter Committees, as well as The Academy's Trustees. This year’s Technical Grammy Award recognises Lexicon’s contributions to the art and science of music recording and reproduction through innovation and excellence in product design. The Lexicon brand is in rare company: the only other such award is being presented posthumously to Emile Berliner, who invented and patented the ‘Gramophone’ sound recording device in 1887.
Dinesh C. Paliwal, Harman chairman, president and CEO; Blake Augsburger, president – professional division; and Noel Larson, market manager – recording, broadcast, portable PA and tour, will accept the award during the 56th Annual Grammy weekend festivities in Los Angeles 24-26 January, 2014.
“Lexicon products have long been admired both by recording industry professionals and the discriminating audiences they serve, and we are proud to be the only audio systems company to have received this prestigious validation multiple times from the Recording Academy,” said Paliwal.”
“Earning this Grammy is a testament to the remarkable passion that Harman puts into the science of recording and reproducing great sound,” said Augsburger. “I am very proud of the contribution that our Lexicon team has made in creating some of music’s most memorable impressions, and congratulate my colleagues on this milestone achievement.”