In 2018, Demant A/S and Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG announced the end of the joint venture, Sennheiser Communications, and that the business segments would evolve in new set-ups. The business segments Enterprise Solutions and Gaming headsets will evolve as a new independent company, EPOS, under Demant.
EPOS builds on its duality of past and future, pairing founded knowledge with forward-thinking technology to take the story of excellent sound experience to the next level. EPOS caters to the Enterprise Solutions, Gaming as well as to the Air Traffic Control segment, with a vast range of products with a contemporary design approach.
History and heritage
The early 2000s marked the beginning of a successful journey that led to the introduction of EPOS in 2019. Discover the EPOS history by dragging the timeline.
Introduction of the first Gaming closed Acoustic Wireless Earbuds with Dongle - GTW 270 Hybrid – Nintendo Switch compatible
November 30th, Sennheiser Communications A/S ceased to exist..
All activities, including agreements and employees, relating to the enterprise and gaming business segments were transferred and assigned to EPOS Group A/S
- 2019 EPOS
EPOS Group A/S is established, and the new company name is announced.
The first wireless gaming headsets are launched with up to 100 hours of battery life with the GSP 370 and 670.
Demant A/S and Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG decided to end their joint venture and let the business segments evolve in different set-ups from 2020.
Launch of the legendary MB 660 enterprise headset, which took sound quality, comfort, design, and noise cancellation to a new level.
A dedicated gaming department
The channel management of the Air Traffic Control / Command
The channel management of the Air Traffic Control / Command Control Communication segment was taken over by Sennheiser Communication after Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG decided to discontinue it. This was due to the complementarity between the ATC/C3 products and the CC&O portfolio.
Sennheiser Communications entered the meeting space realm by launching the first speakerphones within the SP10 and SP 20 series.
Launch of the Game One and Game Zero series of high-end HiFi gaming headset. This was a new benchmark for gaming headsets in a market dominated by low-cost alternatives.
The market trend within unified communication changed. Lync and Skype became standard office software for online meetings and headsets were now used by all employees (not just call centers).
Dolby Virtual Surround Sound for PC gamers
Launch of the PC 163D and the PC 333D. Both offering Dolby Virtual Surround Sound for PC gamers. Furthermore, the PC 333D offered a very innovative DJ hinge for LAN gamers who needed one ear free, and one ear in the Game
Launch of our first head worn and successful DECT headset. It was the first full range (all wearing styles) office & call center headset based on the wireless technology DECT.
PC 350 was launched – taking our first step into high-end gaming headsets. The headset had a lift to mute microphone and an integrated volume control. Both new features to the market.
First bluetooth office headset
Introduction of the first wireless (Bluetooth) office headset which could connect to Mobile phones and desk phones (BW900 series).
The first enterprise launch as a result of the joint venture between Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG and Demant A/S.
The first dedicated gaming headset went into the global market for gamers.
Danacom A/S and Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co.
- 1999 Danacom
Oticon (part of the Demant Group) bought DanaCom A/S, a small head-set manufacturer with 30 employees located in Solrød, Denmark, and started own production of wired head-sets
The Demant Group
Listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange as one of the 25 most traded shares in terms of free floated market capitalization, also known as the C25 index,
Pioneering Audio Technology
We transform ideas and new possibilities into better audio solutions. We do this by looking at audio holistically and by engineering every single detail. For users, this means being able to trust our products to perform and staying at the forefront of what is technically possible, while never compromising user experience and ease.
Crafted to Last, Designed to Excite
Made for those who insist on excellence from their audio devices. We craft solutions with high-quality materials that are built to last. Providing the perfect balance of excellent audio and comfort. The real magic happens when users experience the purity of sound, the clarity of speech and the difference they make to anything the user sets out to achieve.
Passion for Performance
Our users are at the heart of everything we do. We put this dedication to work by optimizing the end-to-end user experience, from product development to education and support. Ultimately, we are passionate about ensuring the best audio and customer experience. Enabling users to focus seamlessly on the task at hand and perform at their best.