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Sennheiser's business ceiling microphone certified for Microsoft Teams

By Sara Barker
Tue 20 Aug 2019
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Sennheiser’s ceiling microphone the TeamConnect Ceiling 2 is now part of the official Microsoft Teams Rooms offer, after it was officially certified for use when deployed with a Microsoft-certified DSP microphone is now officially certified for use with Microsoft Teams Rooms when deployed with Microsoft-certified demand-side platform (DSP).

“With TeamConnect Ceiling 2 we set web and video conferences free – making them simpler and more productive, while ensuring optimum audio quality for remote participants,” explains Sennheiser’s portfolio manager for business communication, Jens Werner.

“We are very happy to take this pursuit of simplicity, performance and reliability even further with a TeamConnect Ceiling 2 bundle that ensures a seamless experience for Microsoft Teams users.” 

Now businesses and employees can benefit from a microphone that features automatic adaptive beamforming, which focuses on the active speaker and follows their voice as they move around the room.

This technology lets people speak naturally – whether they are sitting, standing or moving around the room. Hence, with TeamConnect Ceiling 2, the meeting room can be used in a totally flexible way: Tables are free from cables and microphones, chairs and tables can be arranged as desired, and the meeting participants can move about the room freely.

“TeamConnect Ceiling 2 also offers exceptional flexibility as it can be used together with existing analogue audio equipment as well as integrated into fully digital systems, where it can be controlled and monitored via the IP network,” comments Microsoft Teams Devices head of product (partner director) Ilya Bukshteyn.

“The ceiling array microphone supports Power over Ethernet (PoE), Sennheiser Control Cockpit, Dante Domain Manager and third-party control solutions such as the Crestron control platform.”

TeamConnect Ceiling 2 also offers exceptional flexibility as it can be used together with existing analogue audio equipment as well as integrated into fully digital systems, where it can be controlled and monitored via the IP network. The ceiling array microphone supports Power over Ethernet (PoE), Sennheiser Control Cockpit, Dante Domain Manager and third-party control solutions such as the Crestron control platform.

Shaping the future of audio and creating unique sound experiences for customers – this aim unites Sennheiser employees and partners worldwide. 

Founded in 1945, Sennheiser is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, loudspeakers, microphones and wireless transmission systems. 

Since 2013, Sennheiser has been managed by Daniel Sennheiser and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, the third generation of the family to run the company. In 2018, the Sennheiser Group generated turnover totaling €710.7 million.

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