With the trend toward open office designs private meeting rooms have become the last bastion of confidentiality in many offices. However, 53 percent of support staff workers say they’ve overheard supposedly private conversations, according to Cambridge Sound Management.
The sound masking manufacturer has announced the the Qt Conference Room Edition, aimed at conference rooms or board rooms. It’s an all-in-one privacy solution consisting of a control module, two lighted privacy status signs, and a series of direct-field sound masking emitters.
More from Cambridge Sound Management’s press release:
When the control module inside the conference room is turned on, it powers the sound masking emitters placed in the ceiling just outside of the conference room. The emitters add a low-level background sound that makes human speech less intelligible. Lighted privacy signs inside and outside of the conference room indicate when the system is running, and let conference room occupants know that their conversations are being protected. The system easily integrates with other conference room AV equipment, and is installed by CSM’s extensive network of certified sound masking specialists.
“Conference rooms are frequently utilized for private communication, but sometimes private talks are overheard by those outside the room, resulting in exposure of confidential information, upset employees, even lawsuits” says Fred Dobbs, President of Dobbs Stanford, Cambridge Sound Management’s rep firm in the south-central U.S.
“The new Qt Conference Room Edition can ensure that conference room and executive office communications remain private and protected. We’re excited about making this terrific new product available to our customers.”
With a premium feel and minimalist design style, the Qt Conference Room seamlessly fits in with modern interior designs as well as other conference room AV equipment. The control module is easy for anyone to use, and is extremely energy efficient, consuming less than seven watts of power.
The Qt Conference Room Edition is available now.