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Sennheiser & Extron Partnering On Conferencing Systems

New Extron DMP Plus audio DSP processors now work with Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone array.
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Sennheiser has partnered with Extron Electronics, with the two offering audio conferencing system; specifically, combining certified control drivers for Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphone array with the Extron DMP Plus series of audio digital processors.

The partnership with is intended to simplify integration of TeamConnect Ceiling 2, Sennheiser’s adaptive beamforming microphone array, with Extron’s DMP Plus processors.

“It’s exciting for Extron to combine our industry leading control and audio DSP solutions with Sennheiser’s 75 years of microphone experience,” says Casey Hall, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Extron. “By simplifying integration between products, our shared customers will benefit from improved workflows.”

Wienand Mensendiek, Sennheiser head of global business development & commercialization, adds, “At Sennheiser, we always strive to give our customers a unique and, above all, easy-to-use product experience,” says “Working with an innovative company like Extron and combining TeamConnect Ceiling 2, a ceiling microphone that is unique in the market, with Extron’s DSPs makes exactly that possible.”

The adaptive beamforming technology in the TeamConnect Ceiling 2 conferencing microphone is designed to automatically focus on the voices of speakers (talkers), allowing them to move about more freely during presentations. The aesthetics can blend in with modern conference rooms and offer discrete alternative where table-mounted systems are not suitable or possible.

The new control system drivers from Extron that have been developed and tested in partnership with Sennheiser. As part of the DMP Plus series audio DSPs, they support remote control of the microphone output level and mute state as well as LED sync with TeamConnect Ceiling 2, and distribute Sennheiser microphone audio to the conferencing system. The control drivers can be accessed via the Global Alliance section of the Sennheiser Business Communications website or directly from Extron.


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