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Sennheiser Receives Gold for URBANITE headphones, RS models and CX series honored with awards.

Sennheiser was honored with three awards at this year’s
prestigious iF DESIGN AWARDS competition. The new wireless headphone models RS
175, RS 185 and RS 195 as well as the audio specialist’s ear-canal headphones CX
1.00, CX 2.00, CX 3.00 and CX 5.00 received the coveted iF Label in the product
design category. One of the outstanding submissions of the competition,
Sennheiser’s URBANITE range received the iF gold award. Altogether, 53
international jury members evaluated 4,783 contributions from 53 countries in
five categories.  

Gold for the URBANITE
range
For its robust, fresh design, the iF DESIGN
AWARD’s expert jury awarded one of the highly sought-after iF gold awards to the
Sennheiser URBANITE series. “A ‘feast for the ears’ that has all eyes upon it:
the optimal technical performance of Sennheiser’s URBANITE headphones is rounded
off with a minimalistic, accentuated design. The high quality materials
including textile elements, the individual color scheme and the robust urban
style combined with perfect craftsmanship as well as technical innovation
constitute the special charm of this product.“, claimed the international
jury.

The gold award was presented to Sennheiser
during the iF design award ceremony held at Munich’s BMW Welt on 27 February
2015. Commenting on the award, Oliver Berger, Global Design Manager at
Sennheiser said: “We are very proud to have received this accolade as the iF
gold award is only presented to the very best submissions of the year. The
expert jury’s recognition confirms our belief that our URBANITE is more than
just a trend product.”

The URBANITE headphones, available since
the end of 2014, showcase an urban style and deliver a rich bass sound for an
intense clubbing experience on the move. The models’ stainless-steel hinges,
their unique folding mechanism and superlight ear pads ensure durability and
great comfort. The color-coordinated, fabric-covered headband of the On-Ear
model URBANITE as well as the Over-Ear variant URBANITE XL rounds off the
outstanding style of the series which was developed in collaboration with the
Munich-based creative agency design affairs.

New RS models and
CX series awarded iF Label
Sculpted in clean, elegant lines,
Sennheiser’s new RS models RS 175, RS 185 and RS 195 were awarded the iF Label
in the product design category.

The jury were impressed with the range
created for digital wireless home audio which debuted at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.
The headphones and transmitters which were designed in cooperation with the
Kiel-based design studio Brennwald Design feature a discrete, premium aesthetic
that aligns form and function in stylish black. The headphones’ around-ear
design provides excellent levels of comfort for even long periods of use, making
them the perfect companion to home audio video systems.

Sennheiser’s
ear-canal headphones CX 1.00, CX 2.00, CX 3.00 and CX 5.00 were also awarded an
iF Label. Made for users who demand superb sound quality and comfort when
listening to music on mobile devices, the range delivers excellent sound in a
lightweight and portable design. All CX headphones are supplied with a range of
four sizes of earsleeves for a perfect fit. The range was designed in
collaboration with NextOfKin
Creatives.

About the iF DESIGN
AWARD
The iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most prestigious design
competitions in the world. The iF International Forum Design GmbH annually
awards the iF Label for outstanding design achievements. This year, 4,783
contributions were submitted in the disciplines of product, communication and
packaging design as well as interior architecture and professional concepts. In
the category of product design, the international jury of experts assessed the
submitted contributions against the criteria of design quality, finish, choice
of materials, degree of innovation, environmental impact, functionality,
ergonomics, visualization of intended use/intuitiveness, safety, brand value and
branding as well as universal design.

About
Sennheiser
The Sennheiser Group based in Wedemark near Hanover,
Germany, was founded in 1945 and has gone on to become a leading manufacturer of
microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. Sales in 2013 totaled
590.4 million euros. Sennheiser employs more than 2,500 staff worldwide and
operates plants in Germany, Ireland and the USA. The company has a worldwide
network of subsidiaries in France, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands,
Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Germany, Denmark (Nordic), Russia, Hongkong,
India, Singapore, Japan, China, Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, and
the USA. It also has long-established trading partners in other countries. Georg
Neumann GmbH, Berlin, a maker of studio microphones and monitor speakers, and
Sennheiser Communications A/S, a joint venture making headsets for PCs, offices
and call centers, are also part of the Sennheiser Group.

More
information about Sennheiser is available at www.sennheiser.com.

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