What is FM Wireless?
To begin with, just what does FM wireless mean?
For starters, FM is one type of radio frequency transmission.
Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary tells us that radio frequency (RF) is a frequency in the electromagnetic spectrum within which radio waves may be transmitted, from about 3 kilohertz to about 300,000 megahertz.
What about IR Wireless?
Conversely, Webster… Read the rest
Wireless microphones are a favorite standby for event and meeting planners.
As an event planner, you’re likely aware of the many benefits that wireless microphones offer.
Wireless microphones offer superior mobility for your presenters, help reduce stage clutter and tripping hazards, are incredibly easy to use, and come in a variety of configurations, including options for handheld or hands-free microphones,… Read the rest
As an event planner, you’re known for your superhuman feats of organizational strength.
You help create your event’s schedule, secure a venue, accommodate the needs of your presenters and register hundreds of attendees, all the while with a deadline and budget looming over your head.
The one thing you may need help with, however, is A/V production.
Don’t worry, you’re… Read the rest
Are your kids falling behind at school? Portable personal amplifiers could be a solution.
Many students with hearing problems — both diagnosed and undiagnosed — will lose valuable classroom time simply because they can’t hear.
In addition to the obvious problem of not comprehending the teacher’s lessons, there’s an additional (and very common) problem with hearing-impaired students losing focus due… Read the rest
Which FM Receiver is Ideal for You?
Single-Channel, Multi-Channel; Field-Tunable, User-Tunable: in the world of FM hearing assistance receivers, it’s easy to get lost in the options.
Industry-leading hearing assistance manufacturer Williams Sound recently introduced their newest receiver: The R37.
Unlike its predecessor, the R35, the R37 features push-button tuning to automatically zero in on the correct transmission.
But despite… Read the rest
If you’re in the market for a wireless microphone (or assisted hearing system), chances are you’ve checked out both VHF and UHF models.
And you’ve probably noticed some key differences, especially when it comes to price.
What’s the difference between VHF and UHF wireless systems, and which is the ideal choice for you?
What’s the Difference Between the VHF &… Read the rest
How Wireless Assistive Listening Systems Benefit Kids & Teachers
It seems obvious: kids learn better when they can hear their lessons. Classroom PA systems are a great way to overcome acoustical challenges for students with unimpaired hearing.
But how can you improve the classroom experience for students with mild hearing impairment?
Good educational practices- not to mention ADA requirements –… Read the rest
Can Assistive Listening Systems Enhance Your Services?
Choosing the right assistive listening system to use in your house of worship not only fulfills ADA requirements, but also makes religious services and group activities more rewarding.
What are ADA compliant assistive listening systems, and how can they help you make religious services accessible to everyone?
ADA Compliant Assistive Listening Systems Let… Read the rest
Why Portable Amplifiers Are a Better Assistive Listening Device for Pacemaker Wearers
With today’s explosion of wireless technology, a sea of data regarding the safety of everything from cell phones to assistive listening devices has spawned a lively and sometimes confusing public health debate.
Nowhere is this confusion more apparent than in the controversy over whether or not — or… Read the rest
What is RF and IR Transmission?
To begin with, just what do these terms mean?
Webster’s Dictionary tells us that radio frequency (RF) is a range from about 3 kilohertz to about 300,000 megahertz in the electromagnetic spectrum within which radio waves may be transmitted.
Webster goes on to state that infrared (IR) waves are electromagnetic pulses with wavelengths longer… Read the rest
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