Bang & Olufsen is preparing a number of its Bluetooth headsets and products for Microsoft Teams and Zoom certification, the firm has announced.
The high-end audio company hopes to tap into the latest hybrid working trends with its own listening devices, which have built-in support for two of the most popular video conferencing suites.
John Howard, head of business at B&O, hopes the move will “help accelerate [the company’s] get started in the business,” as a growing number of products join the handful of devices already used by home workers.
According to the company, home-based workers are turning to “multifunctional premium audio products” that can be used for both work and play, including listening to high-fidelity music and taking calls. video.
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Howard says the company hopes to grow its business over the next few years using its “beautiful and durable products.” He hopes the added certifications will improve performance, connectivity and business functionality as users move to using B&O products in more environments.
“Clear and consistent sound makes a huge difference in the hybrid work environment when you’re in an online meeting or just want to focus and shut out all the surrounding noise. By working with industry-leading partners, we are able to offer the latest technology and software in our products,” a company statement read.
As more companies adopt long-term hybrid work routines, Bang & Olufsen hopes that leveraging Teams and Zoom’s millions of daily users will mean the company quickly gains a foothold on competitors, l helping to keep up with the movement and make a name for themselves as the go-to sound company.
Having already partnered with tech giant HP on its conferencing system, Bang & Olufsen is expected to continue expanding with new partnerships in the future.