ISE 2016: Sennheiser Launches TeamConnect Wireless
At this year’s ISE 2016, Seinnheiser presented TeamConnect Wireless – the first go anywhere, portable wireless conferencing solution. As businesses work increasingly across multiple locations and geographies, the conference call has become an essential stage for business achievement. For this fact-moving and dynamic working environment, Sennheiser’s TeamConnect Wireless brings the age of conference call frustrations to an end. The company delivers reliability and high sound quality in an easy to use portable system for up to 24 participants.
Today’s meetings can happen anywhere. With teams often spread across many locations, it’s mission-critical to successfully bring people together, because only a connected team can perform to its full potential. Yet despite this, conferences often don’t run smoothly, hampered by technical challenges or poor sound quality that makes it difficult for participants to be understood. This has a direct impact on business performance. A new study by Sennheiser and Millward Brown released in January 2016 has revealed that successful companies have strong internal connections and run a higher frequency of meetings, while lower performers meet less often. The study also discovered that barriers in sound quality and usability of meeting technology leads to lower frequency of meetings, with managers demanding for more reliable solutions.
TeamConnect Wireless from Sennheiser is the cure for these business pain points, offering a high performing portable conference solution for up to 24 people that can be used by anyone, anywhere. It provides a system with reliable connectivity and high quality audio that fits seamlessly into the independent, “bring your own device” ethos of the fast-moving modern workplace.
The stylish portable solution is made up of four units – one master and three satellites that can be easily transported in a durable charging case. The units are wirelessly linked by a DECT connection and provide a flexible system that can be set up in virtually any room or table arrangement.
Connect Smart Devices, Computers, or Landlines
TeamConnect Wireless offers connectivity options, making any device immediately capable of establishing a professional quality conference call in seconds. Pairing with compatible devices is simple. Users can quickly connect their own Bluetooth smart device or computer wirelessly. Also, wired connections are possible via USB – ideal for web or video conferencing via a computer – or jack cable, so TeamConnect can readily fit into a broad range of hardware set-ups.
Control Everything at a Touch
The system brings a new level of usability to conferencing that makes it easy for anyone to operate with minimal instruction, freeing users from the need for technical support. Simply slide the four units from the case and they automatically power up and link together. The touch-sensitive control panel on the master unit allows you to connect devices and control calls, while the satellite units have touch controls for muting or adjusting volume. TeamConnect Wireless supports multiple audio channels simultaneously, so additional callers can join an existing conference by just connecting another device.
Sound Quality and Looks
As a Sennheiser product, TeamConnect Wireless delivers acoustic clarity and speech intelligibility, which allows for natural conversation and improved meeting productivity. In addition, use of premium materials such as glass and aluminum makes the system tough enough to take anywhere, while conveying a business appearance.
“With TeamConnect Wireless we are ending the era of frustrating conference calls,” says Jen Werner, Portfolio Manager, Sennheiser. “Performing teams need to concentrate on the business agenda, with technology helping to drive progress rather than acting as a distraction. We have created an audio conferencing solution that can keep pace with any business. It is the simplest and fastest way to set up professional quality conferences, no matter the user, device, room, or table set-up. When developing TeamConnect Wireless we wanted to make sure that remote conferences would be as easy to hold as meetings when all the participants are in the same room. The essential practicality of its features – such as letting additional callers join an ongoing conference at any point by simply connecting another device, really demonstrates that we have achieved this goal.”