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Conference Room Equipment

Written by Josh Dodes
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In an era of increasing workplace privacy violations, updated conference room equipment is a must. After all, the last thing you need is for employees or visitors outside your conference rooms to hear sensitive information. But short of speaking quietly or suffusing the conference room air with intrusive white noise, what can you do to protect confidential information?

In the last few years, a new answer to that question has emerged. Thanks to a handful of innovative companies that have taken both oral privacy requirements and office sound quality info into consideration, a new generation of sound masking solutions is finally available. Best of all, these new systems are both more effective and more affordable than their predecessors.

A New Approach to Conference Room Equipment

This new approach to conference room equipment originates from two critical insights. First, the premier sound masking companies understand that rendering speech unintelligible is every bit as effective as masking it outright--and far easier to do quietly and subtly. Second, these innovative firms understand that effective sound masking systems for conference rooms must be located not inside, but outside those conference rooms.

The results of these important discoveries are systems that allow conference participants to speak normally, requiring them neither to lower their voices for privacy's sake nor raise them to carry over the din of intrusive white noise. If you know where to look, you can have the best of both worlds. I encourage you to weigh all of your options carefully, and to choose conference room equipment that benefits your company in as many ways as possible.


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