#InfoComm18: Product Spotlight: 8-Channel Hearing Hotspot System by Williams AV


The HH SY1 from Williams AV is the ultimate 8-channel Hearing Hotspot 108 Server that features your flavor of 8 mono or 4 stereo inputs that provides real-time audio via WiFi up for up to 200 people within a 100-foot diameter range. The Hearing Hotspot gives audience members mono or high quality audio from multiple video or live audio sources in real time, where users can receive streamed signal via the Hearing Hotspot App.

The appropriate LAN can be scaled to the venue and to the number of users. This is the perfect device for applications where transmitting live audio is necessary like video walls for fitness centers, restaurants/bars, casinos, stadiums/arenas, auditoriums, museums and transportation facilities. Also, up to 32 languages can be streamed in meeting and conference rooms for same time interpretation applications.

Key Features:

  • Audio Inputs : HHS 108/116/124/132: Analog only. Accepts balanced or unbalanced line level. Input range -10 dBV to +8 dBu. Inputs provided by 8-channel audio input expansion module HHS CH8. One module provides 8 mono inputs, and each input has a 3-position terminal block configured as +,C,-. Each server unit can accept up to 4 expansion modules or 32 mono/16 stereo input channels total. HHS 132 D: Dante™ (virtual sound card) only. Up to 32 Dante™ channels per server. Expansion card slots have (4x) blank plates installed.
  • Depth : 13 in
  • Headphone Jack : 3.5 mm stereo
  • Regulatory Compliance : WEEE
  • USB Port : Version 2.0 supported
  • Expansion Slots : 4x sled style, to accept one 8-channel analog input expansion module (HHS CH8) each. Unused slots have blank plates installed.
  • Latency : Server native: Micro seconds range. Packet buffer configured for 60ms. Receiving devices: 100ms optimum.
  • Product Weight : 14 lbs
  • Network Requirements : Network hardware must support IGMP, IGMP Snooping, multicast (multiple simultaneous multicast clients), voice or higher QOS, and have available bandwidth. Internet access for maintenance updates and content management through venue portal.
  • Sampling rates supported : 48, 44.1kHz at 24-bit resolution
  • Warranty (Length/Type) : 2 Years
  • Certifications : UL, CE, FCC
  • Operating Temperature (Maximum) : 113 F
  • Operating Temperature (Minimum) : 32 F
  • VGA Port : Supported resolutions up to 2560×1600
  • Data transmission method : Proprietary Hearing Hotspot software, Live streaming IP
  • User control interface : LCD screen with left, right, up, down and select buttons. Each input can be adjusted for pad (preset attenuation level), trim, level (volume), and type (balanced mono, unbalanced mono, unbalanced stereo). Output selectable as stereo or mono. Input attenuation range adjustment +/-6dB
  • Mobile device requirements : Apple iOS 6 minimum, Android 4.2 minimum
  • Ethernet jacks : (4x) RJ-45 jacks, 10/100/1000 Mbps, provided by internal router, configured as the following: HHS 108/116/124/132: (3x) LAN, (1x) WAN. (See diagram for location) HHS 132 D: (2x) LAN, (1x) Dante™, (1x) WAN. (See diagram for location)
  • Audio bandwidth used : Ethernet (wired): No more than 8kbps, per stream Wi-Fi: No more than 12kbps Wi-Fi, per stream

Be sure to checkout all of the incredible products from Williams AV at #InfoComm18 booth C1923!

Check them out online at: www.williamssound.com/

About Williams AV:

Designer/manufacturer of wireless communication technology, serving professional/personal needs worldwide since 1976. Whether using live audio via Wi-Fi, two-way simultaneous digital, multi-channel FM, secure infrared, or induction loop technology, Williams Sound has stationary and portable listening solutions to accommodate individuals for language distribution, hearing assistance and private listening services in small- and large-group settings.

About InfoComm:

InfoComm is the largest technology exhibition and conference in North America focused on the pro-AV industry, with 1,000 exhibitors and 44,000 attendees from 110 countries. InfoComm is part of a global alliance of trade shows, produced by AVIXA and its partners, including Integrated Systems Europe, Beijing InfoComm China, Chengdu InfoComm China, InfoComm India, InfoComm Southeast Asia, TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Brazil, TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Colombia, TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Mexico, Integrated Systems Russia, and Integrate.

About AVIXA:

AVIXA is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, AVIXA has more than 5,400 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, consultants, programmers, live events companies, technology managers, content producers, and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. AVIXA members create integrated AV experiences that deliver outcomes for end users. AVIXA is a hub for professional collaboration, information, and community, and the leading resource for AV standards, certification, training, market intelligence, and thought leadership. Additional information is available at avixa.org.

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