With more than 1,400 international patents, the AKG® brand has been delivering the powerful, undistorted sound that music professionals have relied on for more than 60 years, consistently producing some of the truest and most natural-sounding headphones and microphones in the history of audio.

Akustische und Kino-Geräte Gesellschaft mbH - shortened to AKG in 1965 - was founded by two Viennese, the physicist Dr. Rudolf Görike and the engineer Ernst Pless, in 1947. Since that date, AKG has driven innovations in the headphones market, producing the ultimate in sonic accuracy for recording professionals, audiophiles and anyone with a passion for music, decade after decade.