This audio company needs no introduction. Founded in 1945 by Prof. Dr Fritz Sennheiser, the company is still family run and specializing in high fidelity products, including microphones, headphones, telephone accessories and aviation headsets for personal, professional and business applications. In 1956, the first shotgun mic was produced, titled MD82, followed by in 1980, a deal to supply the airline Lufthansa with headsets. Between then and now, Sennheiser has become a highly respected name in the professional audio space.