Redefining how a wireless microphone looks, feels, and performs
From the early days of radio, microphones have been helping creatives share their talents. Today’s creatives want unfettered freedom and flexibility. So Cogniance and Austria-based Mikme teamed up to re-invent how studio grade‒quality sound is recorded. The result is the Mikme Wireless Recording Microphone. A truly innovative, portable wireless microphone and audio recorder. Capturing audio (music, singing, speaking) with incredible detail, it offers creativity on-the-go. So people can capture great impromptu recordings—anywhere, any time.
Award-winning design, one-button functionality
Nearly anyone can make recordings nowadays. But recording professional-quality audio has always been out of reach for most people: complex, clunky, and costly. By joining forces, Mikme tapped Cogniance’s industrial design expertise to produce something better. Something simpler, more intuitive—that fits any recording setting.
With a proven track record of designing state-of-the art audio products, Cogniance delivered. The sleek Mikme microphone won a distinguished iF DESIGN AWARD, as well as Austria's most prestigious design accolade—the 2017 “Staatspreis Design Award”. Featuring a durable magnesium housing, it’s beautifully crafted with high-quality materials. Yet modest. The design reinterprets vintage microphones in a fresh, modern way. And it’s not just for musicians, artists, filmmakers, songwriters, podcasters, and journalists. The simple-to-use design is perfect for anyone who wants to capture life’s special audio moments. With just one button. It’s for everyone from musical prodigies to those who sing in the shower. Think of it as the GoPro of microphones.
A recording booth in the palm of your hand
It’s simple: with the Mikme Wireless Microphone & Audio Recorder, recording begins with a single tap. Up to 360 hours of studio-grade audio can be recorded and safely stored on the internal 16 GB memory. And the audio automatically syncs up with the Mikme App for easy editing, mixing, and sharing. Bluetooth-enabled, weighing less than half a pound, it can connect to existing gear or be used as a stand-alone mike. Cogniance’s innovative human-centered approach to the industrial design was both cost-effective and beneficial for the audio performance. No wires, no sound booth, no hassles. No kidding.

“My passion is designing and building tools to capture creativity. The Cogniance-Mikme partnership allowed us to create a stunning and iconic product that does just that. Mikme is a beautiful tool that’s simple to use, for artists and creatives of all levels.”
Philipp Sonnleitner, CEO and founder, Mikme
The creative process just got even more creative
The Mikme-Cogniance partnership produced a product that makes creatives’ lives more productive and fun. And all while embracing spontaneity. By capturing high-quality sound in a tiny package, Cogniance helped Mikme redefine how a wireless microphone looks and works. The elegant microphones are now in more than 100 countries. It’s what happens when cutting-edge technology meets exceptional design. It’s music to the ears.
Music to the ears
“This was a great project to be a part of. It's an innovative design that's all about the people who use it - letting them easily capture life's special moments. Anytime, anywhere.”
Manuel Gattinger, Designer Director, Cogniance
We’re a design-led technology innovation company that puts people at the center of everything that we do. We live by our values and for our customers.
All in or nothing
No one ever changed the world by holding back. To build something that makes a real difference, there's only one way - and that's all in. From the first sketch to the final delivery, we give everything we have, and more.
People first
When you love what you do, it can be easy to get lost in the design. Technology can take over, and you lose sight of what's important. That's why we say people first and live by it. It's always about what's best for our customers.
Good enough is never good enough
We pride ourselves on being relentlessly ambitious in everything we do, at every stage, and with every customer. We always strive to do better and don't rest until our customers are wowed, and the people who live, work and play with our solutions and products are wowed.
Real solutions to real challenges
We think day and night about how we can create solutions that will have a meaningful impact, working with customers to design solutions that are relevant and will have a positive effect on people's lives today and tomorrow.

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