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Old Lyme, Conn. — Despite all the attention being paid to the current console wars, Sennheiser addressed the PC gamers with the unveiling of two new gaming headsets: the G4me Zero and G4me One.
It also announced a partnership with Io-Interactive that has the game developer using Sennheiser’s equipment when developing and recording game sound. This will result in gamers experiencing sound the way the developers intended, the companies said.
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Old Lyme, Conn. — Sennheiser launched a high-end Bluetooth headset on Thursday, meant for wireless and Unified Communications users.
The Presence headset, which uses Bluetooth 4.0 and has an 82-foot range, features Sennheiser’s SpeakFocus and WindSafe sound technologies. The former detects the user’s voice while filtering out background noise, and the latter reduces wind noise by choosing the best mix of the headset’s three microphones and processing the sound.
Old Lyme, Conn. — Sennheiser introduced a mobile headset designed for unified communications (UC) use.
The Presence Mobile series headset comes with a USB dongle and is optimized for use with Microsoft Lync for workers needing UC capabilities.
Features include three digital microphones; the company’s SpeakFocus technology, said to filter out background noise for improved call clarity; and WindSafe technology for wind-noise reduction.
Old Lyme, Conn. — Sennheiser expanded its Momentum headphones line with the unveiling of an on-ear model.
The stainless-steel headphones have ear pads made of Alcantara, a plush fabric often used in vehicles, and feature a detachable cable with an in-line remote and mic.
According to Sennheiser’s website, frequency response will be 16Hz to 22kHz, with impedance of 18 ohms and sound pressure level of 112dB.
Four colors will be offered: ivory, pink, blue and green. They will be available at the end of this month for $229.
Wedemark, Germany - Sennheiser is expanding its corporate and manufacturing headquarters to accomodate the company's growth.
Construction on the company’s new Innovation Campus will begin next month. The building complex will grow Sennheiser's meeting and office space and add a new childcare building, an expanded conference facility and a 199-seat theater, all slated to open in 2014.
Wedemark, Germany — Daniel Sennheiser and Andreas Sennheiser, two of the co-shareholders of the headphones manufacturer, have been promoted to CEO for Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co KG.
They will also take on the title of speaker of the executive management board, previously held by Volker Bartels, who will in turn become manager of research and quality at Sennheiser.
Old Lyme, Conn. — Sennheiser updated three of its headphones to be compatible with most popular smartphones.
The HD 219s on-the-ear headset, HD 429s around-the-ear headset and the MM 70s in-ear headset are based on the HD 219, HD 429 and MM 70 models, respectively. The new versions feature in-line mic and controls that are reportedly compatible with BlackBerry, Apple, Samsung and HTC devices.
Suggested retail is $79.95 for the HD 219s, $99.95 for the HD 429s, and $99.95 for the MM 70s.
All three are currently available.
Old Lyme, Conn. — Sennheiser is teaming up with fashion label Drykorn for a Pinterest-centered contest.
Consumers can win a pair of Sennheiser’s Momentum headphones and a $650 Drycorn clothing voucher.
Old Lyme, Conn. — Sennheiser announced it has been named the official audio supplier for Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
As a result of the partnership, Sennheiser is launching a new edition of its Momentum headphones, and it will supply audio solutions for the factory debriefs, driver interviews and the DJ booth in the Paddock Club. The company will also display its flagship products at races.
Old Lyme, Conn. — Sennheiser today promoted two key executives within its U.S. organization.
Keith Kranepool has been named sales and product marketing VP, consumer, replacing Bill Whearty who held the position since 2006. Whearty has been tapped to lead Sennheiser's fastest growing channel — telecommunications — and has been named sales and marketing VP, telecommunications.