Sennheiser and Neumann (Booth 724/Demo Room 1E04) will be showcasing their comprehensive suite of high-quality microphones and monitors for both professional and home studios at the 143rd AES Convention at the Javitz Center in New York City.

New York, NY – October 13, 2017 – Sennheiser and Neumann (Booth 724/Demo Room 1E04) will be showcasing their comprehensive suite of high-quality microphones and monitors for both professional and home studios at the 143rd AES Convention at the Javitz Center in New York City. Highlights on display from Neumann include the U 87 Rhodium Edition microphone and the KH 80 DSP monitor loudspeaker in a new white version. For Sennheiser, the focus will be on its groundbreaking AMBEO 3D audio recording technologies, presenting the AMBEO VR microphone for producing 3D VR/AR audio and the renowned MKH 800 TWIN recording microphone for loudspeaker-reproduced 3D audio. The audio specialist will also host and participate in a series of demonstrations and panels on immersive audio.

Neumann U 87 Rhodium Edition
The U 87 Rhodium Edition was created to honor the 50th anniversary of the classic microphone’s release. Limited to only 500 units worldwide, this premium microphone is plated with rhodium, a material rarer than gold and more reflective than any other metal. Each of the meticulously crafted microphones is individually numbered with a certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Wolfgang Fraissinet, President, Neumann.Berlin.

Classic studio tools
The joint Sennheiser and Neumann booth will also showcase the full line of microphones and monitors for professional studios and home recording use. Neumann microphones on display will include the U 87 ai, U 47 FET, TLM 67, TLM 102, TLM 103, TLM 107, M 147 Tube, M 149 Tube, KM 184 A, and the KU 100 dummy head. Sennheiser microphones on display will include the AMBEO VR Mic, MK 4 digital, MK 8, ClipMic digital, MKE 2 digital, and the MKH 800 TWIN. The MKH 800 TWIN features a dual-capsule design, which allows its pick-up pattern to be remotely controlled at the mixing desk or via a dedicated MKH 800 TWIN plug-in for DAWs, seamlessly allowing any intermediate characteristic. The free plug-in also allows easy management of multiple TWIN microphones for 3D audio recording.

Also featured is the Neumann line of precision studio monitors, which includes the brand new KH 80 DSP in white. Other Neumann monitors on display include the KH 810, KH 310, and KH 120.

AMBEO demonstrations in 1E04
Sennheiser will host demonstrations of its AMBEO 3D immersive audio technology in demo room 1E04 for the duration of the convention. The sessions will include a walk-through of AMBEO 3D audio for loudspeaker playback and the AMBEO VR microphone. Special guests such as producer and surround sound expert Tom Ammermann and sound designer and psychoacoustician Lasse Nipkow will join attendees to relate their experiences with the technology. The schedule of demonstration and listening sessions is as follows:

► Tom Ammermann - 10/18 at 11:00 AM; 10/19 at 12:00 PM; 10/20 at 11:00 AM
In this Electro Pop focused session, attendees will hear 3D audio mixes from Booka Shade and Kraftwerk. Participants can look forward to engrossing immersive sound, and Tom will be open for questions.

► Lasse Nipkow - 10/18 at 1:00 PM; 10/19 at 2:00 PM; 10/20 at 1:00 PM
EDM producers aim to fully envelop nightclub audiences in sound. 3D audio offers immense potential to increase the immersiveness of that experience and engage the emotions of the audience. Lasse discusses the future of dance music and 3D audio and how it relates to film sound, while delving into explanations of relevant psychoacoustic phenomena via sample recordings and videos.

► Gregor Zielinsky - 10/18 at 3:00 PM; 10/19 at 4:00 PM; 10/20 at 9:00 AM
Tonmeister Gregor Zielinsky, Sennheiser, will present examples of live and studio AMBEO productions. Also, the MKH 800 TWIN plug-in will be explained and presented in a live session. This free plug-in makes working with the double-capsule MKH 800 TWIN easier and more flexible.

► Jim Anderson & Ulrike Schwarz - 10/18 at 5:00 PM
Live recording experts Jim Anderson and Ulrike Schwarz of Anderson Audio New York will present audio captured at this year’s Chelsea Music Festival, delivered via Sennheiser’s immersive AMBEO 3D audio format. The recordings feature works by Beethoven, Ravel, and Gershwin.

Convention sessions on 3D audio
In addition to hosting demonstrations and listening sessions in its own demo room, Sennheiser staff will participate in several presentations and panels regarding the state of 3D audio technology during the convention.

Spatial Audio: SA15 - Afternoon Listening Session in 9.1
Saturday, October 21, 1:15 pm — 2:45 pm (Rm 1E06 - PMC Room)
This 90-minute immersive listening session will be dedicated to experiencing recently recorded works created for multichannel loudspeaker listening environments. The program will include classical, pop, electronic, jazz, and world music recordings created by a variety of engineers and producers who are dedicated to the art of spatial audio.

TW07 Tech Behind the Tools: Production to Playback
Friday, October 20, 9:00 am — 10:30 am (Rm 1E12)
This 90-minute panel of engineers and technologists, experts in their fields, will educate attendees about the technology behind a different product, tool or service on the journey from audio production through playback. The panel features Véronique Larcher, co-director AMBEO Immersive Audio, Sennheiser.

Game Audio & VR: GA14 - Immersive Headphone Audio Reproduction in VR/AR
Friday, October 20, 4:30 pm — 6:00 pm (Rm 1E13)
Presenting virtual and augmented-reality content via head-mounted displays is a key focus for content creators and technology manufacturers. This display method allows for mobility and unconstrained movements and enables virtual content to be immersively embedded into the real world. Headphone transparency to environmental sounds and the proper application of augmented audio content to the real acoustical environment are among the major technological challenges we face. Panelists will discuss these challenges for signal processing and headphone acoustics for different AR & VR application requirements.

The panel is chaired by Juergen Peissig, Sennheiser, and features Véronique Larcher, co-director AMBEO Immersive Audio, Sennheiser.

Spatial Audio: SA13 - 3D Ambeo Live and Studio Recordings
Saturday, October 21, 10:45 am — 11:45 am (Rm 1E06 - PMC Room)
Live recording experts Jim Anderson and Ulrike Schwarz of Anderson Audio New York captured this year’s Chelsea Music Festival for playback via Sennheiser’s immersive AMBEO 3D audio format. During this session, they will present the resulting recordings. Host Gregor Zielinsky, Sennheiser, will present further examples of live and studio AMBEO productions. Additionally, the MKH 800 TWIN plug-in will be explained and demonstrated in a live session. This free plug-in provides an easy way to maximize the potential of the highly flexible, dual-capsule MKH 800 TWIN mic.


IBC: Sennheiser announces a new highlight for its ENG portfolio and showcases Sennheiser and Neumann broadcast equipment in four ‘audio worlds’

August 18, 2015 · Wedemark, Germany – Four distinctive audio worlds await visitors at the joint Sennheiser and Neumann IBC booth in Hall 8. Visitors can experience ‘ENG world’ where Sennheiser will preview a brand new wireless product, a typical radio station environment, a TV broadcast studio and a dedicated sports broadcasting set-up: four showcases that together provide a complete overview of the two audio companies’ tailor-made solutions.

New Sennheiser wireless mics and Neumann monitor loudspeaker - Booth performances to feature Lucy, Jaq Mackenzie, Marcus Eaton and others

Anaheim, Calif. – At NAMM 2017, Sennheiser and Neumann will expand their live performance and monitoring portfolios with the introduction of several exciting new products. Visitors to Hall A, Booth No. 6577, will be the first to see the Sennheiser XS Wireless 1 and XS Wireless 2 radio microphone series, as well as the Neumann KH 80 DSP monitoring loudspeaker. Sennheiser will also be launching the new HD 200 Pro headphones, alongside new frequency variants for the evolution wireless 300 G3 and 500 G3 series for the USA and Canada. While exploring the latest tools for the stage and the mobile studio, visitors will be able to enjoy a wealth of live performances at the booth.

Best video sound for your DSLR: The Sennheiser MKE 440 camera microphone employs an innovative stereo technique to match sound and picture

April 18, 2016 · Las Vegas – At NAB, audio specialist Sennheiser [Booth N5729] is unveiling the MKE 440, a stereo camera microphone that solves a typical challenge encountered by DSLR users: capturing focused stereo sound from the filmed object. “The MKE 440 is not only the most compact stereo shotgun microphone on the market,” said Kai Lange, Sennheiser product manager, Broadcast and Media. “Quite unlike other stereo camera microphones, it will predominantly pick up the sound from within the camera angle thanks to its new stereo principle.” The result is a well-balanced mix between ambient sound and clearly comprehensible speech and dialogue. “This enables DSLR users to capture professional stereo sound in one go, which saves production time and effort,” added Kai Lange.

Shape the Future of Audio — Sennheiser Presents AMBEO 3D Audio Technology at CES

January 6, 2016 · Las Vegas – At CES 2016, audio specialist Sennheiser is unveiling a strategic focus on 3D immersive audio, a groundbreaking technology that promises the ultimate in audio capture and reproduction. “3D audio is the new frontier of excellence, set to transform the listening experience for users across a broad range of applications, from virtual reality gaming to audio recording and broadcasting,” announced co-CEOs Daniel Sennheiser and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser. “We have been active in this area for some time with 9.1 mixing and recording and the audio design for high-profile exhibitions. We are now increasing our efforts considerably to introduce this amazing sound quality into new products and applications, enabling users to experience and shape the future of audio.” Sennheiser’s 3D immersive audio products and activities will bear the new AMBEO trademark.

Sennheiser Showcases Advances in the Collaborative, Modern Office at ITEXPO

Old Lyme, Conn. – Sennheiser, a leading provider of premium audio solutions for businesses, announces it will demonstrate its portfolio of unified communications headsets, speakerphones, and conferencing solutions at ITEXPO, a prime telecommunications sector event. ITEXPO will take place February 8 to 10 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Sennheiser will be located at booth 813 on the exhibit floor.

Sennheiser announces the Digital 6000 Series – an advanced wireless microphone system that excels in demanding productions

Old Lyme, Conn. – Audio specialist Sennheiser has announced a new addition to its Professional Wireless Range: The upcoming Digital 6000 Series of radio microphones will bring outstanding audio quality and rock-solid RF wireless transmission to demanding live productions. The series uses the same long-range mode and proprietary Sennheiser Digital Audio Codec as the Digital 9000, Sennheiser’s top-of-the-range wireless series. Comprising a two-channel receiver in two different versions, a bodypack and a handheld transmitter as well as a rack-mount 19” charging unit, the Digital 6000 Series will be available from March 2017.

Sennheiser Receives TEC Nominations for evolution wireless D1, MKE 2 Digital, ClipMic Digital, MK 8 and Neumann U47 FET

September 21, 2015 · Anaheim, Calif. – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that five of its new products have received nominations in three different categories for the 31st Annual TEC awards. MKE 2 Digital and ClipMic Digital received nominations in the Hardware / Peripherals for Smartphones & Tablets category; the MK 8 and Neumann U47 FET microphones received nominations in the Microphones - Recording category; and the evolution wireless D1 received a nomination in the Wireless Technology category.