Listen Technologies Makes Streaming Audio to Smart Phones Easier

With updates to its ListenWiFi, Listen Technologies now provides more coverage and flexibility while delivering personalized audio in crowded video environments.

CI Staff

It’s getting easier to listen in noisy environments.

Back in March Listen Technologies launched ListenWiFi, its personal listening system that allows venues to stream audio to personal smart phones and providing integrators with a great personal audio solution for fitness centers, student centers, waiting rooms, airports and more.

Now it’s announcing that the second generation of ListenWiFi will be available in North America and Europe shipping at the end of 2016.

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The newly updated ListenWiFi is highly scalable and can accommodate up to 10 access points (AP) supporting up to 100 simultaneous users per AP, according to Listen Technologies, adding that it’s easy to install and use and there are no monthly fees for streaming audio and automatic software updates.

Additional ListenWiFi enhancements, according to Listen Technologies, include:

  • More coverage: Achieve greater coverage by utilizing up to 10 access points.
  • More channels: Venues are able to setup up to 24 stereo or 48 mono channels, depending on the application.
  • International support: Venues can program channels in their native languages and allow patrons to select the languages of their choice to navigate menus.

More from Listen Technologies’ press release:

In venues and facilities that offer ListenWiFi, patrons can download the free app on their mobile device, connect to the ListenWiFi network and tune into the channel displayed on the television. ListenWiFi enables users to manage audio channels and the app contents via the cloud and to hear audio clearly in crowded, noisy multi-screen environments.

“ListenWiFi is the most robust WiFi solution available and makes it easy and affordable for venues in any market – from hospitality and education to government and business – that feature video walls or multiple screens to enhance the audio experience for their patrons, students and employees,” said Russ Gentner, CEO, Listen Technologies.


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