Sennheiser recently announced that its DW Pro2 wireless headset has received the top ranking for quality from Nuance (News - Alert), a company that deals in voice and language technologies. The DW Pro2 received a score of "Six Dragons" — the highest possible ranking from the company's testing. Also, Sennheiser's Circle Series SC230 and SC260 models received a top score of Six Dragons in the wired category.
The DW Pro2 is a dual-sided DECT (News - Alert) wireless headset for desk phone and softphone. The DW Pro2 was designed to meet the needs of all-day users and experienced professionals working in busy environments. The DW Pro2 looks and sounds incredible with Sennheiser wideband voice capability and ultra noise-canceling microphone. Enhance productivity with full workday talk time, with easy pairing to, and exclusive ultra-fast recharging on any existing DW Series base station.
"Sennheiser is completely dedicated to achieving great quality audio," said Bill Rice, national sales manager, telecommunications, of Sennheiser. "The reason why Sennheiser is able to score so highly in these evaluations is because for more than 65 years, our core expertise has been sound. In the world of voice recognition, this is the ultimate attribute."
According to Nuance, DW Pro2 scored perfect on all the criteria, such as performance, accuracy, ease-of-use, durability and Windows compatibility. The headsets were also awarded a 2012 Speech Technology Excellence Award from TMCnet's Customer Interaction Solutions magazine.
"We developed our Dragon ranking system to help ensure our customers are aware of the highest quality audio products for our Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Dragon Dictate for Mac products. We congratulate Sennheiser and its DW Pro2 for achieving Six Dragons," said Peter Mahoney, Chief Marketing Officer for Nuance, and General Manager for Dragon.
In related news, Sennheiser Electronic GmbH expects sales to triple in Thailand this year due to the growing smartphone market. As well, the wholly owned Sennheiser Electronic Asia Pte Ltd, based in Singapore, believes it will at least double its Thai market share to 8 percent within three years. International Data Corporation (Thailand) said 5.3 million smartphones will be sold in Thailand this year, up by 35 percent from last year.
Edited by Rich Steeves