Vocia Introduces Single-Button Simplicity for Zoned Paging and Interface for Fireman Panel Connectivity
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Dec. 3, 2013 —
Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today introduced the newest additions to its public address and voice evacuation system: Vocia(R) PSKIT-1 interface kit and 1.5.2 software. The new PSKIT-1 paging station kit and latest software update are designed to provide greater ease-of-use and streamlined communication in paging systems that incorporate third-party components.
The PSKIT-1 is a standalone paging station kit that allows for direct connection to third-party equipment, such as legacy paging stations and fireman’s microphone panels. The PSKIT-1 features embedded DSP and on-board memory to support standard and advanced public address and mass notification functionalities. The PSKIT-1 can store 999 user-defined page codes, and device-specific configuration information is stored locally within the unit.
The Vocia 1.5.2 software update enables one-button paging functionality across all of the Biamp(R) advanced paging station devices (DS-10, WS-10, EWS-10, PSKIT-1). This streamlined functionality facilitates quicker page message delivery while allowing end users to define single-digit custom paging codes.
“Biamp’s addition of the PSKIT-1 lets integrators and consultants design a Vocia paging solution, whilst allowing them to keep the paging stations a customer is comfortable using,” said Graeme Harrison, executive vice president of marketing, Biamp Systems. “The software update continues to add more value by providing end users with a faster, simpler one-button message interface.”
The Vocia 1.5.2 software update is available for download at
. The PSKIT-1 will be available in February 2014.
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About Biamp Systems
Biamp Systems is a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems that power the world’s most sophisticated audio/video installations. The company is recognized worldwide for delivering high-quality products and backing each product with a commitment to exceptional customer service.
The award-winning Biamp(R) product suite includes the Tesira(R) media system for digital audio networking, Audia(R) Digital Audio Platform, Nexia(R) digital signal processors, Sona(TM) AEC technology, and Vocia(R) Networked Public Address and Voice Evacuation System. Each has its own specific feature set that can be customized and integrated in a wide range of applications, including corporate boardrooms, conference centers, performing arts venues, courtrooms, hospitals, transportation hubs, campuses, and multibuilding facilities.
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