Heads-up on headsets
Sennheiser has launched HeadSetup Pro Manager, a cloud-based IT management solution that facilitates the tracking, monitoring, updating and configuration of multiple Sennheiser devices from a single, easy to use dashboard. IT departments can receive an overview of active and inactive audio devices; push out software updates to all headsets; centrally configure settings; and create reports on headset usage.
Low light highlight
Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones come with an advanced camera featuring a Dual Aperture lens for low light image capture, Super Slow motion video and AR Emoji. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ feature the Super AMOLED Infinity Display first introduced on the Galaxy S8; expandable memory (to 400GB with a Micro SD Card); IP687 water and dust resistance; wireless charging; and Knox 3.1, Samsung’s latest defence-grade security platform.
The TC25 from Zebra Technologies is a rugged smartphone designed for field workers in small and medium-sized businesses. It has a durable exterior, all-day battery life and powerful onboard processor for running job tracking, navigation and messaging applications. Accessories include a hand-strap, holster, snap-on power pack and snap-on trigger handle.
New from Nimans is the Polycom VoxBox USB/Bluetooth speakerphone. Featuring Polycom ‘NoiseBlock’ technology to eliminate non-speech background noise, the portable unit brings together a quartet of directional microphones with a three-metre pick up range.
Western Digital has released the world’s fastest UHS-I flash memory card. At 160MB/s, the 400GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card is more than 50% faster than current SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSD cards.
Lenovo has expanded its 2-in-1 family with the Yoga 730, available with 13 and 15-inch screens, and the 14-inch Yoga 530. The Windows 10-based convertibles boast a 360-degree hinge that transitions easily from tablet mode to laptop mode and back again. Key features include up to 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processing, a fingerprint reader and Active Pen support. The Yoga 730 harnesses the power of AI, with both Cortana and Alexa built-in.