CIE-Group, one of the audiovisual industry's longest established pro AV and PA equipment suppliers, has declared a new distribution partnership with leading European telecommunications solution provider 2N Telekomunikace. This carries 2N's range of IP-addressable audio, intercom and door entry systems for professional the AV, telecoms and security sectors into the CIE-Group portfolio.
The new 2N audio-over-IP range comprises of the NetSpeaker and SIP Speaker products, which let for distributed PA, music, audio marketing and messaging through a standard LAN, WAN or internet network. This permits for fast, simple multi-zone or multi-site installed sound systems using standard CatX cable infrastructure.
The 2N door access and intercom range is as well IP addressable, permitting 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.
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."
Michal Kratochvil, business director at 2N said, "It is with great pleasure that we start a relationship with CIE-Group . "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."
Oldrich Stejskal (pictured), managing director at 2N, added:" 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."
The NetSpeaker/SIP Speaker audio-over-IP range on Stand 7-T168 at ISE 2014 will be introduced by 2N and CIE-Group.