HARMAN’s Latest Acquisition: Roon, the Multi-Device, Multi-Room Audio Tech Platform


December 2, 2023 by our News Team

HARMAN, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, has announced its acquisition of Roon, a music management and streaming platform for music enthusiasts, to extend its strategy of working with various audio brands and provide engaging and personalized audio experiences.

  • Roon will continue to operate as a standalone business within HARMAN
  • Roon's open device ecosystem currently collaborates with over 160 audio brands and supports more than 1000 high-performance devices
  • Roon will have access to HARMAN's global reach and resources while maintaining independence to invest in the growth and future of the business


HARMAN, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, has announced its acquisition of Roon, a music management and streaming platform for music enthusiasts. Roon offers a user-friendly interface for browsing and discovering music, compatibility with various audio devices, and a playback engine that delivers high-quality sound. The platform is available on popular operating systems and also manufactures hardware server appliances called Nucleus.

Dave Rogers, President of HARMAN’s Lifestyle Division, expressed excitement about the acquisition, stating that Roon’s passion for delivering exceptional sound and connectivity aligns with HARMAN’s commitment to creating outstanding audio experiences. Roon will continue to operate as a standalone business within HARMAN, with its existing team and operations remaining intact. The company will focus on serving and expanding its community of device partners and customers, aiming to provide engaging and personalized audio experiences across different products and platforms.

HARMAN’s strategy of working with various audio brands will be extended to Roon’s open device ecosystem, which currently collaborates with over 160 audio brands and supports more than 1000 high-performance devices. Roon’s dedication to its loyal community and expertise in UI/UX design will continue to thrive under HARMAN’s ownership.

Enno Vandermeer, CEO of Roon, expressed excitement about joining HARMAN, a company that has been at the forefront of the audio industry for decades. Vandermeer highlighted the benefits of the acquisition, including access to HARMAN’s global reach and resources while maintaining independence to invest in the growth and future of the business. Roon aims to leverage its advanced data management, SaaS expertise, and consumer engagement capabilities to enhance audio experiences for its partners and customers in collaboration with HARMAN.

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About Samsung: Samsung, a South Korean multinational conglomerate, has established itself as a global leader in various industries, including electronics, technology, and more. Founded in 1938, Samsung's influence spans from smartphones and consumer electronics to semiconductors and home appliances. With a commitment to innovation, Samsung has contributed products like the Galaxy series of smartphones, QLED TVs, and SSDs that have revolutionized the way we live and work.

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