Barix SoundScape is a hardware/software subscription service that allows audio content providers to reliably deliver music and advertising to restaurants, stores, hotels, and public facilities. Sound-Scape integrates audio distribution, remote device management, dynamic content scheduling, system-wide reporting and monitoring, hierarchical user management, and high-quality, multi-format audio using Barix’s Exstreamer SoundScape IP audio players. Features include centralized management software, alarm generation, and network reporting for monitoring and troubleshooting. The system provides for dynamic ad insertions for each location with fade-in/out, seamless switching between live streams, stored playlists, and the ability to assign players to specific groups for a comprehensive and flexible in-store radio solution. The “pay as you go” price model ensures the user long-term expansion goals while maintaining low cost.