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Jun 03, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Polk Takes Desktop Loudspeaker Sound and Style to New Heights with Hampden

 After making its public debut at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, today Polk announced the retail availability of its newest bookshelf...

Feb 26, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Polk's 4 Shot Headset Hits Retail Shelves March 6

 Polk, a high-performance audio brand with 40 years of sound, engineering and design expertise, today announced its 4 Shot Headset for Xbox...

Dec 23, 2013, 11:46 ET
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Polk Announces Winners of Nationwide "Listen to the Music" Talent Competition

 After weeks of traveling across the country in search of local musicians in more than 10 major U.S. cities, Polk, a high-performance audio...

Nov 11, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Polk Announces Melee Headphones, N1 Sound Bar Availability and Extended Microsoft Relationship

 Polk, a high-performance audio brand with 40 years of sound, engineering and design expertise, today announced the retail availability of...

Oct 31, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Polk Brings Life to the Party with New Speakers with Bluetooth® Wireless Technology

Today, Polk announced the latest speaker offerings from its Heritage Collection of personal and portable audio—the Camden Square and...

Oct 08, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Polk Partners with Pop-Rock Band Walk Off the Earth to Launch Nationwide Talent Competition

Today, Polk announced the launch of its "Listen to the Music" campaign, which pays tribute to The Doobie Brothers' classic rock hit of...

Jul 11, 2013, 08:05 ET
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A New Era Is Here: Polk® Redefines Musical Style with Nue Era™ Headphones

 Polk today announced the Nue Era headphones, a new audio accessory designed for fashionistas and audiophiles alike. Jewel-like in design...

Jun 10, 2013, 07:00 ET
Polk makes its E3 debut with three new products custom engineered for the Xbox gaming experience, including the N1 sound bar and 4 Shot headphone developed in collaboration with Microsoft for the Xbox One, and the 133t headphone which was designed for the Xbox 360 console.  (PRNewsFoto/Polk Audio)

Polk Makes E3 Debut with Sound Bar and Headphones Customized for Xbox One

 Polk, a high-performance audio brand with 40 years of sound, engineering and design excellence, is making its debut at E3 with three new...

Jun 03, 2013, 07:00 ET
New products from the collaboration, including a sound bar and over ear headphones, will be revealed at E3.  (PRNewsFoto/Polk)

Polk Working with Microsoft to Create Customized Audio Products for Xbox One

Polk today announced it is working with Microsoft to create premium audio products for the recently announced Xbox One games and entertainment...

Sep 11, 2012, 10:18 ET

Polk Joins Forces with Microsoft As Premium Audio Solutions Partner for Xbox 360

 Polk Audio®, the Speaker Specialists®, and Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business jointly announce a new collaboration that...

Jul 12, 2012, 14:30 ET
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Polk Audio Celebrates 40-Years Of High Fidelity With A New Look And Feel

 Polk Audio®, the Speaker Specialists®, announced today a plan to reinvigorate its brand presence as the Baltimore-based company...

Sep 19, 2011, 11:00 ET
The launch of Polk Audio's UltraFit(TM) sports headphones drew an all-star line-up of professional athletes to an event at Cooper Square Hotel in New York City on Sept. 13, 2011.  Pictured left to right: Thad Young, professional basketball player; Paul Rabil, Boston Cannon's lacrosse team; Rudy Gay, professional basketball player; Heather Mitts, Atlanta Beat and U.S. National Women's Soccer team; Jim Minarik, Polk Audio president and CEO; Linda Cohn, ESPN sports anchor. (http://www.polkaudio.com/headphones/ultrafit/contest).  (PRNewsFoto/Polk Audio)

A Pair of Polk Headphones a Day Keeps Bad Sound at Bay

 Polk Audio, the award-winning designer and manufacturer of high performance audio products, is shipping its new selection of Performance...

Sep 13, 2011, 16:00 ET
Soccer superstar Heather Mitts and her Polk Audio UltraFit 3000 headphones.  (PRNewsFoto/Polk Audio, Alan Charles)

Performance Starts Hear™: Polk Audio Introduces UltraFit™ Sport Headphones for Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts

Polk Audio, the award-winning designer and manufacturer of high performance audio products, has brought its sonic expertise to the world of sports...

Jun 15, 2011, 09:00 ET
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Polk Audio Introduces Industry's First Line of High Performance Headphones Designed Specifically for Athletes and Active Individuals

Polk Audio, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of high performance audio products, is bringing its sonic expertise to the world of sports...

Apr 21, 2010, 11:28 ET
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Polk Audio's(R) "Rock The House - The Ultimate 3-D Gaming Giveaway" featuring nearly $5,000 worth of prize packages. (PRNewsFoto/Polk Audio)[RD]
 BALTIMORE, MD UNITED STATES
 04/21/2010

Polk Audio Announces Ultimate 3-D Gaming Giveaway Supporting Launch of New HitMaster(TM) Video Game Speaker

Polk Audio®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of high performance audio products, today announced the "Rock The House – The...

Mar 03, 2010, 14:00 ET
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Polk Audio's HitMaster(TM) gaming stage monitor. (SRP: $99). (PRNewsFoto/Polk Audio)[RD]
 BALTIMORE, MD UNITED STATES
 03/03/2010

Polk Audio Unleashes HitMaster(TM), Delivering Depth, Realism and Most Importantly, Volume to Music Game Play

Polk Audio®, the Speaker Specialists®, is now shipping HitMaster™, a new speaker that takes Rock Band® and Guitar Hero®...

Oct 22, 2009, 14:21 ET
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Fidelity Expands Its International Investing Platform with Direct Online Trading. (PRNewsFoto/Fidelity Investments)[TK]
 BOSTON, MA UNITED STATES
 10/21/2009

Polk Audio's HitMaster(TM) Brings Depth, Realism and Most Importantly, Volume to Music Game Play

Polk Audio®, the Speaker Specialists®, today introduced a new speaker that will take Rock Band® and Guitar Hero®...

Jan 05, 2009, 08:00 ET

Polk Raises the Bar on Performance and Convenience at CES With the SurroundBar(R) SDA Instant Home Theater

Powerful New Home Theater and Home Gaming Audio Solution Features Sleek SurroundBar and Wireless Sub Polk Audio today announced the latest...

Jan 04, 2008, 00:00 ET

Polk Audio's SurroundBar(R)360 DVD Theater: a Complete Theater Experience From a Stunning, Yet Compact System

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (South Hall Booth #20507) Polk Audio is debuting the $1,199.95...

Aug 15, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Edmunds.com (http://www.edmunds.com), the premier online resource for automotive information, reported today that the average manufacturer automotive incentive in the United States was $2,408 per vehicle sold in January 2005. (PRNewsFoto)[AG]
 SANTA MONICA, CA USA
 02/02/2005

Polk Audio Introduces miDock(R) Portfolio, a Compact Portable Speaker System for SIRIUS Satellite Radio's Stiletto

BALTIMORE, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Polk Audio, a Directed Electronics brand (Nasdaq: DEIX), today announced the Polk Audio Designs...