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Virtual Events Can’t Replace In-Person Interaction

Collaborating, networking, learning, planning, and socializing can be done online successfully—the past year-plus has proven that. We’ve all relied on online tools like Zoom, Webex, Skype, Teams, GoToMeeting, and Meet to get us through the pandemic. Zoom’s daily user number demonstrates how many people are meeting virtually. By the end of 2020, Zoom had 350 million daily meeting participants—up from…

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Understanding Noise Reduction Ratings (NRR)

Understanding Noise Reduction Ratings (NRR) Guided tours of popular manufacturing facilities/factories, from breweries to aircraft manufacturers, provide visitors with a unique and memorable behind-the-scenes look at the manufacturing process. Some manufacturing facilities, however, can provide a challenge due to their noise levels. In these cases, a tour system equipped with noise reduction headphones may be required to both help guests…

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What is DECT?

What is DECT? Many communication devices operate on radio frequency (RF) devices like radios, Wi-Fi routers, Bluetooth devices and a host of others. DECT is a specific RF technology that gives device manufacturers more control over how their communications products operate. DECT stands for Digitally Enhanced Communication Technology. It’s what allowed home telephones to go wireless and as a technology…

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Improving Hearing Loss Prevention

Improving Hearing Loss Prevention Key Points Noise-induced hearing loss is still a significant problem. An estimated 242 million dollars are spent on worker’s compensation claims for hearing loss annually. Companies could improve by shifting their efforts to more long-term, sustainable methods for managing noise exposure. Personal protective equipment is only effective if sized and used correctly. Why We Need to…

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The New Normal of Social Distancing

COVID-19 will have a permanent impact on your business Plan to implement social distancing protocol and procedure now Don’t believe me? I’ll give you a demo kit free for 30 days You’re hearing it from every direction and it all fits into the same sort of bucket, “COVID-19 is doing ‘xyz thing’ to ‘xyz industry’ and ‘you need to think…

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Inspire Everywhere with Drive-In Worship

In the last few months, COVID-19 has spread around the world, infecting hundreds of thousands of people. Now, more than ever, people are looking for comfort in faith and the support of religion, unfortunately, gathering in large groups is discouraged. How can we stay connected to our congregation during a worldwide pandemic? Some houses of worship are trying to stay connected via social…

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Young dark-haired woman and her daughter about 8 or 9 listening to audio with different headsets, sitting on a tour trolley with wooden benches, open air sides, and other tourists, two older women, laughing in the background.

Smart Technology Makes Smart Tourism

What’s smart about smart tourism?  Smart tourism occurs where tourism meets technology, an opportunity that most travelers today are not only embracing but demanding. Tour operators around the world are responding with ever-increasing technology options in their tours that include the desire for a Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) culture. According to a UN World Tourism Organisation report, there were 1.4 billion international…

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