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Improving the student experience with audio over Wi-Fi

Audio over Wi-Fi technology is democratizing assistive listening systems in education settings, and that’s great news for students and educators. With audio over Wi-Fi, users are able to stream live or recorded school audio to their smartphone or other smart device and listen via headphones or earbuds. They can even stream sound directly from their smart device to their Bluetooth-enabled hearing aids.

Read more via eCampusNews. 

Helping the Hard of Hearing

According to Kim Franklin, vice president of global marketing at Listen Technologies, an assistive listening systems manufacturer headquartered in Bluffdale, UT, the ADA stipulates that if a space is reliant on audible communications (AV systems that deliver amplified audio via overhead loudspeakers or incorporate a podium equipped with a microphone, for example), then it requires assistive listening technology.

Read more via AVNetwork.

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1156: Meet Listen Tech’s President and CEO, Maile Keone

Listen Tech’s president and CEO, Maile Keone, is a role model for all women in AV. Mentored by two AV hall-of-famer’s Russ Gentner and Cory Schaeffer, Maile is helping to build Listen Tech into an audio company that has some of the most unique solutions in our industry. Her experiences, her expertise and her empathy helped bring her to where she is today — and she’s an AV CEO you should meet.

Watch the interview via rAVe [PUBS]. 

Optimizing In-Person Worship Service Experiences

How audio-over-Wi-Fi assistive-listening systems support houses of worship’s efforts to make the sanctuary a more dynamic experience.

Accessibility promotes inclusion: In houses of worship that have audio-over-Wi-Fi assistive-listening systems, users can stream church audio to their smartphone and listen through headphones or a headset. If users wear Bluetooth-enabled hearing aids, sound is transmitted directly from their smartphone to their hearing aids. With the prevalence of smartphones and smart devices, audio-over-Wi-Fi technology democratizes assistive-listening systems.

Read more via Commercial Integrator.

Listen Technologies & the Power of Shared Experiences

“We see a future world without language and accessibility barriers, where communication is seamless. This is a world where everyone celebrates our differences, shares richer human connections, and has a mutual understanding of what’s being said. This is the future Listen Technologies is creating. We’re investing, so everyone feels like they belong. I’m excited that everything we do is about making a difference in people’s lives.”

Read more via blooloop.

Walnut Street Baptist Church Facilitates Community and Connection with Audio Translation

“Walnut Street parishioners love the new ListenRF 72 MHz system for its crystal-clear audio, the small and simple receivers, and the way it’s allowing them to connect with their family and community. The use of the system for translation means that grandparents, parents, and children can attend church services together in their community and all hear the same message – without language being a barrier to their connection.”

Read more via Worship Facility.

Meet the winners of the 2022 Utah Innovation Awards

Consumer Products & Services
Winner: Listen Technologies Corporation

Listen EVERYWHERE streams audio over Wi-Fi to personal smartphones. Users can hear audio clearly via headphones or earbuds connected to their smartphones, or they can stream audio directly to their Bluetooth-enabled hearing aids and speakers.

Read more via Utah Business.

AV Technology, Digital Signage, and Tech&Learning Announce Winners of InfoComm Best of Show

If anyone has been wondering if the AV industry is back, walking the show floor at InfoComm 2022 in Las Vegas, June 8 – 10 was enough to quell any doubt. As editors of Future’s AV TechnologyDigital SignageInstallationMixSound & Video Contractor, and Tech & Learning, we able to predict the success by the sheer number of Best of Show product nominations received. The percentage of entries to the more than 550 InfoComm exhibitors was greater than any year in recent history.

Read more via AV Technology.

Listen Technologies Corporation To Showcase Full Suite of Solutions at InfoComm 2022

Listen Technologies Corporation will showcase its full suite of listening solutions at InfoComm 2022 in Las Vegas June 4-10, including the newest additions and updates to its Listen EVERYWHERE and ListenTALK product lines.  Listen Technologies also will provide ListenTALK to support all InfoComm-hosted tours. Media are invited to visit booth W1323 in the Conferencing & Collaboration Pavilion to see Listen Technologies product demos and learn more.

Read more via rAVe Pubs.