AES PRESENTS DR. FRITZ SENNHEISER WITH GOLD MEDAL AWARD
At AES 2002 Munich, the Audio Engineering Society awarded its Gold Medal Award to Prof. Dr. Fritz Sennheiser in recognition of his lifetime achievements in audio and microphone technology. Additionally, Sennheiser, the company he founded more than 55 years ago, was honored for 25 years of participation at AES conventions.
In his acceptance speech, Sennheiser said, “When I look back on the many decades as an engineer and entrepreneur, I am very thankful to call one of the most interesting fields of work my own. The field of acoustics is so wide and varied that it has never failed to fascinate me, even today. I am very grateful for the AES Gold Medal Award, knowing that it also recognizes the commitment of the many employees with whom I created my life’s work.”
DR. SIDNEY HARMAN HONORED AS ELECTRONICS PIONEER
Dr. Sidney Harman, founder and executive chairman/CEO of Harman International Industries, received the Electronics Industries Alliance Medal of Honor for 2002 at EIA’s Annual Spring Conference on April 23, in Washington, D.C. Each year, the EIA presents this honor to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the electronics industry. As the founder of Harman International and developer of the first integrated receiver nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Harman was one of a handful of pioneers who created the high-fidelity industry.
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