Cambridge Sound Management

Makers of QtPro Sound Masking, a cost-effective solution to protect speech privacy and reduce distractions.

Cambridge Sound ManagementCambridge Sound Management, Inc. is the developer of Qt® Quiet Technology sound masking systems. Cambridge Sound Management offers innovative, simple and intelligently designed solutions to the problems of privacy and acoustic distractions. Qt Quiet Technology combines exceptional audio performance, low impact installation, and affordability. Qt systems consume less power than a 40 watt light bulb per 180,000 square feet (16,723 m2) is GreenSpec listed and can contribute to your LEED Certification.

The patented QtPro solution, powered by direct field Quiet Technology is easy to install and delivers high-quality uniform sound masking without complex commissioning. The QtPro solution consists of three-inch emitters that can be mounted in any ceiling type and networked control modules with independent zones that can be managed from a smartphone, tablet, or PC. Our approach results in better performance, more precise coverage and lower costs.

What is sound masking?
Sound masking is the addition of an unobtrusive background sound, similar to airflow, to reduce the intelligibility of human speech and reduce distractions. The resulting environment leads to greater productivity and increased privacy and comfort.

How does adding sound increase privacy and reduce distractions?
Speech Privacy is the inability of an unintentional listener to understand someone’s words. The higher the privacy index, the more confidential the speaker’s conversation becomes. When someone’s conversation is clearly understood, the speech becomes a distraction and the speaker has less privacy. With the addition of Qt® sound masking, the speaker’s voice becomes less intelligible. Their voice becomes less of a distraction and their privacy increases.

Advantages of Patented QtPro Sound Masking Systems

  • Powered by direct-field Quiet Technology developed to reduce acoustic interference
  • Delivers uniform sound masking by projecting from not through the ceiling
  • Reduces the need for expensive construction or sound blocking materials
  • Each emitter can be installed in less than 15 minutes and in any ceiling type
  • The only sound masking system that can be easily installed in existing space
  • GreenSpec listed and the most energy efficient sound masking system available

Want to experience a QtPro system in action? Contact us today for a demo!

Note: If you're local to New York City, our Queens headquarters has a fully-functioning system installed in our primarily open office space. Contact us if you're interested in seeing this system in action in a "real world" environment.

 

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