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Sennheiser Smart Control
• The challenge
Introduce digital UX into Sennheiser’s hardware world and design a mobile application that can control, personalize and configure the Ambeo soundbar and Momentum Earphones while allowing the user to experience quality sound through an engaging and memorable user experience.
• The result
Smart Control, a mobile application developed as a modular and adaptable system that will let the user control all existing and future Sennheiser consumer products.
The quality, precision and technical perfection that Sennheiser is known for in their hardware world is translated into the digital world with the design of Smart Control.
Two values, two worlds
World-leading audio expert Sennheiser stands for physical and technical perfection and highest sound quality. Something users of Sennheiser consumer products and sound connoisseurs deeply appreciate and trust in.
Sennheiser is also all about the love for music, a very emotional and passionate theme. Designing an engaging and inspiring app experience leaves happy users who will link the positive experience back to the products and brand.
So making both Sennheiser values - technical perfection and emotional satisfaction - visible when designing Smart Control was key. We asked ourselves: “How do we bring emotions into an app that controls your hardware? How do we bring magic into the interaction?“
We did so by visualizing core functions like the EQ, calibration or noise canceling in an immersive and joyful way - so when using it, Smart Control opens up a beautiful and emotional world.
A modular system
When starting out and designing Smart Control, it was planned to control the Ambeo soundbar and Momentum Earphones with the app.
In the course of the design process, it became apparent that a modular and flexible app that can control Sennheiser's entire existing and future consumer product family would make all the difference. Accordingly, the project became increasingly complex and profound
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