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Williams AV's Pointmaker Audio Presenter is named Best in Show at InfoComm 2018 by Sound & Video Contractor
At Qatar National Library in Doha, an environment has been created that deeply engages visitors. During the project, “Williams Sound provided a great deal of project support and onsite presence to meet the complex technical requirements for the library-wide zoned wireless headphone system.... the final result was a unique and innovative channel used to immerse library visitors in talking books and localised sounds for interactive media displays and special events. The solution is also multilingual across all zones with can also use the interpretation feeds for live events,” says AV specialist Jonathan Tulip.
[ProAVLAsia] caught up with Rob Sheeley in Las Vegas at InfoComm 2018. See what the president and CEO of Williams AV had to say about the Pointmaker Audio Presenter
Rob Sheeley, president and CEO of Williams AV, discusses the future of the recent combination of Williams Sound and Pointmaker. Integrating mobile devices and Bluetooth connectivity into meeting and presentation spaces is fraught with challenges. Rob addresses how Williams AV is proactively providing solutions regarding AV room design.
Joan from IRCON demonstrates their USB 2.0 2304S Extension with the Pointmaker.
The debut of the Pointmaker Presenter (Video)
"'Worship facilities today have a number of choices to meet the needs of hearing impaired worshippers,' explains Williams Sound CEO, Paul Ingebrigtsen….There are a range of more elegant and flexible wireless solutions on offer. The question is determining the most applicable technology for your sanctuary…"(pg. 44)
"Williams AV Products are well recognized in the courtroom AV market, being used in federal, state and local circuits…. Three primary services are offered: hearing assistance to meet accessibility requirements, language interpretation to meet DOJ Civil Rights requirements, and annotation products to assist with the presentation of evidence." (pg 24).
There are several options available to people who wish to use loop audio without a t-coil equipped hearing aid, including a Williams Sound body pack receiver and the PockeTalker 2.0.
[FICO is t]he largest food-based attraction in the world utilises a wide range of AV equipment to support themed edutainment rooms, conference facilities and more.... FICO’s main conference facility is its spacious modular auditorium, divisible into three smaller rooms, or hosting 1,000 attendees.... Williams Sound loop amps cater for participants with impaired hearing...
The University of Newcastle’s Great Hall...[in] New South Wales is a local landmark....The building is multi-functional and is used by the university and the Newcastle community for a wide range of events. With this in mind, the university decided to upgrade the AV infrastructure of the venue.According to Australian building code requirements, hearing augmentation is provided by Williams Sound and Ampetronic products. Hard work was put in to ensure that the audio performance was of the highest possible quality....
Tokyo Church of Christ was already equipped with an interpretation system in order to translate its sermons to non-Japanese-speaking members of the congregation, however, many complained that it was ‘difficult to hear’. In seeking a replacement solution, the church discovered Williams Sound’s Hearing HotSpot real-time audio system...
Sports Café at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi has been equipped with a Williams Sound Hearing HotSpot to provide customers with a [bring your own device] solution for sports commentary...
Some [Canadian province of Prince Edward] Island lawyers now have a tool to help them better communicate with people who have hearing loss. As part of a pilot project, the P.E.I. Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association has distributed 10 assistive listening devices to interested lawyers....
Evolution has come to the induction loop market thanks to Williams Sound and its work with Australian consultant Glenn Leembruggen.
Used with permission of Pro Audio Asia magazine.
At the start of the 2015 academic year, Salus University [near Philadelphia] announced a new Master of Science degree program in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP). SLP professionals are educated and trained to assess, diagnose and treat communication and swallowing disorders. The announcement of this new Master of Science degree program became the impetus to completely remodel their speech and diagnostic area....
Used with permission of Vistacom Audio Video Solutions and Lienau AV Associates.
Cynthia Compton-Conley Ph.D., board certified doctor of audiology, professor of audiology, and hearing industry consultant, blogs about large-area, assistive listening technologies that can help you hear in pubic venues.
Used with permission of Cynthia Compton-Conley and Bookhaven Press, LLC.
In this blog post, A.U. Bankaitis, audiologist, blogger and vice president of Oaktree Products, encourages fellow healthcare providers: In the event communication is hampered because of a patient’s hearing loss, offer your patients a more positive communication experience without spending a lot of time or money. Here's how...
Used with permission of OakTree Products, Inc,. in St. Louis, MO. OakTree Products is the leading multi-line distributor of products and supplies to the hearing industry.
Barry Slaughter Olsen, Co-President of InterpretAmerica, emphasizes just how much room there really is for innovation or new business models when it comes to providing interpreting services....
Used with permission of the GALAxy Newsletter, a quarterly publication of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA). GALA'S mission is to support its members and the language industry by creating communities, championing standards, sharing knowledge, and advancing technology.
RiverPark Center is a non-profit, regional performing arts and civic center in Owensboro, Ky., that entertains and educates nearly 200,000 people annually through nearly 800 events. Its footprint covers 100,000 square feet and features a state-of-the-art 1,479 seat auditorium….
Used with permission of the Messenger-Inquirer newspaper in Owensboro, Ky. Visit the Messenger-Inquirer at www.messenger-inquirer.com
President and CEO Paul Ingebrigtsen introduces new Williams Sound technology at ISE 2014....
For more information, go to www.inavateonthenet.net
President and CEO Paul Ingebrigtsen previews Williams Sound at ISE 2014 in these two interviews with Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe Publications:
ISE Special: A Videocast with Paul Ingebrigtsen of Williams Sound
For more information, go to www.ravepubs.com
President and CEO Paul Ingebrigtsen highlights Williams Sound induction loop, digital and infrared communication technology at InfoComm 2012.
Used with permission of rAVe [Publications.] For more information, go to www.ravepubs.com
The School of International and Public Affairs of Florida International University, one of the 25 largest universities in the nation, received an AV upgrade from Miami, FL-based AVI-SPL....
(Used with permission of Testa Communications from the December 2011 issue of Sound & Communications magazine. For more information, go to www.soundandcommunications.com.)
Drury University's new sports arena hosts everything from Division 2 collegiate basketball games to symphonies and comedy shows....
(Used with permission of Testa Communications from the May 2011 issue of Sound & Communications magazine. For more information, go to www.soundandcommunications.com.)