Insufficient speech privacy is the number one complaint among office workers¹. Sound masking systems generate a specially engineered frequency that makes speech unintelligible and improves workplace privacy.
Speech privacy is the inability of an unintentional listener to understand another person’s conversation. People with a lack of speech privacy are overhearing lots of conversations that they shouldn’t be, which interferes with their internal monologue and makes it difficult to concentrate.
The #1 Driver of Employee Dissatisfaction in Office Environments2
of Employees are Dissatisfied with Their Level of Speech Privacy2
Sound masking is a low level, unobtrusive background sounds to help cover up speech noise and improve the overall office ambiance, making the environments more comfortable, private and free of excess noise distractions.
Lack of speech privacy can result in compliance and legal concerns. In fact, 53% of employees report having overheard confidential company information at their workplace³. Sound masking can help protect client information, confidential business plans, and sensitive patient information.