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Sound Masking System Market Segmentation By Type (Automatic and Manual); By Type of Technology (QT100, QT200 and QT600) and By End User (Hotels, Hospitals, Recording Studios, Offices and Others - Global Industry Demand Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2018-2027

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  • December 2018: Biamp Systems announced that it has acquired one of the pioneers of sound masking system market, Cambridge Sound Management (CSM) from Gladstone Investment Corp.

  • August 2019: Soft db announced that it has launched a Chicago Plenum variety of one of its sound masking speaker products, the SMS-SURF4, which complies with the regulations of the City of Chicago Environmental Air (CCEA).

Market Overview

The growth of the global sound masking system market is thriving on the back of growing advancement in sound technology systems which has led to the birth of sound masking systems, along with the need for silence in most public buildings and public spaces. Sound masking systems include a set of speakers, sensors and amplifiers, interconnected to each other. The speakers are installed in different places where there is a necessity to reduce unwanted noise. These speakers produce two different type of noises, namely white noise and pink noise, which makes the user present in the area to perceive as if there are no background sound distractions. Sound masking systems are widely used for places which require silence, such as offices and hospitals, as any distractions through noise reduces the level of concentration of the workers present in the environment.

The global sound masking system market reached around USD 150 million in the year 2018 and is expected to cross USD 220 million by the end of 2027 by registering a CAGR of around 5% across the globe over the forecast period 2019-2027.

Growth Highlights based on Region during 2018-2027

The global sound masking system market is segmented by regions into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East and Africa. Among these regions, the market of Europe sound masking system is driven primarily by nations such as Germany, UK, France, Spain and others, where Germany held the dominant market share of around 15% during the year 2018. The growth in the region can be attributed to the overall growth in the hotel industry backed by increasing revenue per available rooms (RevPAR) and increasing number of exhibitions being organized in hotels. Additionally, Europe is expected to expand by observing the growth rate of around 1.50x during the assessment period, which in turn is estimated to have a positive effect on the demand for sound masking systems in the long run.

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Further, U.S. and Canada are the prominent countries that are driving the growth of the North America sound masking system market where U.S. accounted for the largest market share of around 82% in the year 2017. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

The study further incorporates Y-O-Y Growth, demand & supply and forecast future opportunity in North America (United States, Canada), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of LATAM), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, BENELUX [Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg], NORDIC [Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland], Poland, Russia, Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC [Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman], North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa).

Market Segmentation Synopsis

By Type of Technology

The global sound masking system market has been segmented on the basis of type of technology into QT100, QT200 and QT600. QT100 segment, with around 43% share in the year 2018, occupies the largest market of sound masking systems across the globe. Additionally, the QT100 segment is anticipated to cross USD 100 million by the end of 2027 and is anticipated to flourish at a CAGR of around 5% over the forecast period.

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Market Drivers and Challenges

Growth Indicators

Over the years, a massive surge in the number of residential and commercial buildings have been observed which is anticipated to raise the need for the deployment of a large number of sound masking systems. Moreover, commercial and office spaces have seen a dynamic change in the design perspective. The demand for spaces which promote a calm environment has also grown significantly. Moreover, in the recent years, office spaces have transformed to follow open space policies. As such, the level of noise inside these open space offices have increased significantly owing to the conversations of the employees, which at times might be disturbing to other people, breaking their concentration. The increasing need to address such issues raises the need to deploy sound masking systems, which in turn is anticipated to drive the growth of the market throughout the forecast period.


Lack of awareness for sound masking systems amongst individuals and business organizations is anticipated to effect negatively towards the growth of the global sound masking system market.

Competitive Landscape

Some of the affluent industry leaders in the global sound masking system market are Biamp Systems, Soft db, Lencore Acoustics Corp., Dukane AV, Pro Acoustics® LLC, K.R. Moeller Associates Ltd., Soundmask Global Pty. Ltd., MPS LLC and Vibra-Sonic Control.


Global Sound Masking System Market

Chapter 1 Market Introduction & Market Dynamics

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Market Dynamics

1.2.1 Market Drivers Increasing building constructions across the globe Increasing demand for smart spaces

1.2.2 Market Restraints Lack of awareness in the market

Chapter 2 Assessment of Type of Office

2.1 Open Office

2.2 Private Office

2.3 Public Office

Chapter 3 Analysis of Technologies Used in Sound Masking System

3.1 Adaptive Volume Control

3.2 Automatic Equalization

3.3 Wire or Wi-Fi Networked System

Chapter 4 Opportunities for Potential Players in the Global Sound Masking System Market

4.1 By Type

4.2 By End-use and type

4.3 By Geography

Chapter 5 Analysis of Ongoing Trends in Sound Masking System Market

5.1 Rising Adoption in Healthcare Industry

5.2 Introduction of Fusion Sound Masking Technology

Chapter 6 Global Sound Masking System Market, By Machine Type

6.1 Regular

6.2 Automatic

Chapter 7 Global Sound Masking System Market, By Technology

7.1 QT100

7.2 QT0

7.3 QT0

Chapter 8 Global Sound Masking System Market, By End- use and Type

8.1 Hotels

8.2 Hospitals

8.3 Recording Studios

8.4 Offices

8.5 Banks

8.6 Public Spaces

Chapter 9 Global Sound Masking System Market, By Region

9.1 Global

9.2 North America

9.2.1 United States

9.2.2 Canada

9.3 Europe

9.3.1 Germany

9.3.2 UK

9.3.3 France

9.3.4 France

9.3.5 Italy

9.3.6 Spain

9.3.7 Benelux

9.3.8 Nordic

9.3.9 Hungary

9.3.10 Poland

9.3.11 Turkey

9.3. Russia

9.3. Rest of Europe

9.4 Asia Pacific

9.4.1 China

9.4.2 India

9.4.3 Japan

9.4.4 South Korea

9.4.5 Indonesia

9.4.6 Malaysia

9.4.7 Australia

9.4.8 New Zealand

9.4.9 Rest of Asia Pacific


9.5.1 Brazil

9.5.2 Mexico

9.5.3 Argentina

9.5.4 Rest of LATAM

9.6 MEA

9.6.1 Israel

9.6.2 GCC

9.6.3 North Africa

9.6.4 South Africa

9.6.5 Rest of MEA

Chapter 10 Company Profiles


10.1.1 Business Overview

10.1.2 Financial Data

10.1.3 Product Portfolio


10.2.1 Business Overview

10.2.2 Financial Data

10.2.3 Product Portfolio


10.3.1 Business Overview

10.3.2 Financial Data

10.3.3 Product Portfolio


10.4.1 Business Overview

10.4.2 Financial Data

10.4.3 Product Portfolio


10.5.1 Business Overview

10.5.2 Financial Data

10.5.3 Product Portfolio


10.6.1 Business Overview

10.6.2 Financial Data

10.6.3 Product Portfolio

10.7 SOFT DB

10.7.1 Business Overview

10.7.2 Financial Data

10.7.3 Product Portfolio


10.8.1 Business Overview

10.8.2 Financial Data

10.8.3 Product Portfolio

10.9 MPS LLC

10.9.1 Business Overview

10.9.2 Financial Data

10.9.3 Product Portfolio


10.10.1 Business Overview

10.10.2 Financial Data

10.10.3 Product Portfolio

Chapter 11 APPENDIX    

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