From sleek wireless systems that go where you go. To headphones that make your music even more personal. To speakers that keep your phone charged, so you never miss a beat. It’s what we’ve been doing since our first breakthrough in 1927: Connecting people to sound through our innovative speaker designs.
When moviegoers first heard actors’ voices, Altec Lansing made it happen. When 450,000 people packed a farmland in Woodstock, N.Y., Altec Lansing delivered the soundtrack. And when generations of music lovers have wanted to get lost in sound, Altec Lansing is the name they choose. Again, and again. Because we get that music may change, but its power to move us never does. Which is why people who know audio know Altec Lansing.
Motion picture sound is introduced with the release of “The Jazz Singer”. Engineers at Western Electric develop the technology and would later go on to form Altec Lansing.
Altec Service Company buys Lansing Manufacturing headed by James B. Lansing (JBL), the pioneering audio engineer and designer. Altec Lansing is formed.
Altec Lansing launches its first microphone, the legendary 639 “Birdcage”. This would set the standard for broadcast recording technology for years to come.
Altec Lansing is the sound system of choice for live entertainment, including when the Beatle’s played Shea Stadium, the Monterey Pop Festival, and at Woodstock.
Billboard Magazine announces there are more Altec Lansing in studios all over the world, including Abbey Road, than all other brands combined.
Altec Lansing is called on to supply the best sound systems around the globe including the Ontario Motor Speedway, EuroDisney, and the 1984 Olympic games.
Altec Lansing conquers the home audio market. Anticipating the future, engineers work with IBM and Apple to create the first computer speakers.
Altec Lansing is at the forefront of the mobile entertainment revolution and develops the first Iphone docking speaker the T612.
Altec Lansing has always imagined new ways to experience sound. Our innovations have rocked music history and given a voice to generations.
Our exclusive collaboration with Nick Jonas ushers in new and innovative audio products for the next generation of music fans.
Altec Lansing begins strategic partnerships with the NHL’s Rangers and the MLB’s Cardinals, Red Sox, Twins, and more.
Altec Lansing launches into gaming, offering innovative headsets, keyboards, mice, and more.