2N and CIE-Group Introduce NetSpeaker/SIP Speaker Audio-Over-IP Range at ISE 2014

Stand 7-T168, ISE 2014 CIE-Group, one of the audio visual industry’s longest established providers of equipment for the professional a...

Stand 7-T168, ISE 2014 CIE-Group, one of the audio visual industry’s longest established providers of equipment for the professional audio visual integration and PA sectors, has today announced a new distribution partnership with leading European telecommunications solution provider 2N. This partnership means 2N becomes the latest addition to the CIE-Group product portfolio, providing an innovative range of IP-addressable audio, intercom and door entry systems for professional the AV, telecoms and security sectors. The new 2N audio-over-IP range consists of their NetSpeaker and SIP Speaker products which allow for distributed PA, music, audio marketing and messaging via a standard LAN, WAN or internet network. This allows for fast, simple multi-zone or multi-site installed sound systems using standard Cat-X cable infrastructure. The 2N Door Access and Intercom range is also IP-addressable allowing for full control, audio/video intercom and footfall measurement and recording. Using a standard LAN or WAN network or via internet connection, multi-point and multi-site systems can easily be integrated with the 2N audio-over-IP product range and with standard IP telephone systems. Commenting on the partnership deal Chris Edwards, Marketing Director at CIE-Group said: “We are delighted to have entered into this latest distribution partnership with 2N. Their range of audio-over-IP systems provides some incredible new opportunities for remote distribution of voice, music and audio using IP technology. The 2N NetSpeaker products allow for hugely flexible multi-zone or multi-site distributed sound and offers a massive ‘next-step’ in the development of installed public address, BGM and music media. Using 2N’s simple to set-up and control NetSpeaker software and with the ability to distribute and control multi-zone / multi-site audio over standard Ethernet cable or via the internet, this addition to our portfolio means complex distributed audio systems can be achieved with ease, speed and significant cost and time savings.” “It is with great pleasure that we start a relationship with CIE-Group,” says Michal Kratochvil, Business Director at 2N. “CIE-Group’s expertise in the audio and security markets perfectly fits in with the main areas of focus for 2N. We operate in over 100 countries around the world and we know that CIE will develop initiatives specifically designed to fit in with UK market needs. This customer-centric approach is where 2N and CIE can add value in the UK as we do across the world.” Oldřich Stejskal, Managing Director at 2N adds,” We are excited to begin working with CIE-Group and bring best-in-class products to the UK market. When we look for a distributor, we are looking for a company that is known in the market, with long business history and excellent experience. I can honestly say that in CIE-Group we have found the perfect match.” 2N and CIE-Group will be introducing the NetSpeaker / SIP Speaker audio-over-IP range at ISE 2014, Amsterdam RAI, 5-7 February. Visit Stand no 7-T168 to find out more. www.cie-group.com www.2n.cz/en