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Monday, June 24, 2019

Calling All #ISTE19 Attendees - Visit Us at Booth 350



Stop by booth #350 at the expo to learn how AmpliVox Portable PA Systems and Lecterns help educators be heard.




2.4 GHz Digital
BeltBlaster

Wireless Portable Media
Player PA System

Titan Wireless Portable
PA System

Digital Audio Travel
Partner Plus




Executive Column
Lectern

Flat Hardrock Maple
Lectern

Megaphones

Power Pod
with Bluetooth®


Educators from around the world are coming together at the ISTE Conference & Expo to reignite their spark and stay passionate about learning.






The latest technology for classrooms is amazing: 3D printers for teaching manufacturing; new software for interactive learning... but if the students can't hear the instructions clearly, what is the point?

Our point of focus is clear communication of spoken word instructions and lessons: easy to use public address systems and lecterns with those built in.

Improve the effectiveness of your classroom, lab, auditorium and outdoor presentations by adding AmpliVox systems to your school's technology.



Friday, June 21, 2019

Ready at the Gate: AmpliVox Sentry Mobile Workstation Greets Air Travelers at TSA Checkpoints




AmpliVox stands alone when it comes to security check point stands. Proudly Made in the USA, the AmpliVox W480 Sentry Mobile Workstation supports the staff and technology used by the TSA to keep us all safe when we fly.


Deployed over the last three years under our exclusive TSA contract # HSTS04-15-A-CI4020 for checkpoint sentry locations, you may have walked past one or more of these in your recent air travels: we are everywhere growing our presence.

One reason you may not of noticed our unassuming stand is it’s clean lines, and solid construction: it doesn’t stand out like other "less well constructed" designs that you’ll see falling apart at airports that have yet to update their operations...ug-ly.

So what?

Guess what?

You may purchase one of these for your own parking, ticketing, crowd control or security application. Why shouldn’t you have the best check stand value available?

As a final touch, put your logo on the Sentry Workstation. The AmpliVox Sentry Mobile Workstation ships fully assembled and comes with a 5 year Warranty.


Selected by the US Transportation Security Administration for TSA checkpoints

Contract # HSTS04-15-A-CI4020



The AmpliVox Sentry Mobile Workstation has lots of storage and workspace, it lets you setup wherever you need to: classrooms, conference or training rooms, building entrances, warehouse and production areas and more. It’s also perfect as a security station.

Its tough powdered coated surface resists chipping, scratching, and fading. Its heavy duty steel construction stands up to rugged use. A height adjustable work surface adjusts to different individuals and tasks.

Conveniently wire handling grommet holes accommodate electrical and electronic devices. It rolls easily on four casters, each of which can be firmly locked into place.



Monday, June 17, 2019

Chicago's Classic Hits 94.7 WLS-FM: Dave Got a New Toy




WLS-FM (94.7 FM) is a commercial FM radio station serving the Chicagoland area broadcasting classic hits from its studios located at the NBC Tower.

It's "Mornings with Dave and Kim" airs weekdays between 5 - 10 am providing listeners with pure fun and positive conversation to start their day.

In their latest edition of "Where in Chicagoland is Dave Fogel", Dave handles a listener's complaint of having a hard time hearing him when he is out and about at events around Chicagoland.



Kim was not too pleased with the megaphone, but Dave thinks his new toy is "AWESOME".

Constructed with a durable ABS plastic material, AmpliVox Mity-Megs are industrial grade megaphones made to take abuse with an with an effective range of up to one mile.

Includes multi-function talk/siren/whistle modes with a comfortable pistol grip handle perfect for field use.

Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack delivers up to 2X more operating time than standard batteries.

Exclusive battery indicator light feature lets you always know the status of your battery life and how much power you have left for maximum safety and security.


Thank goodness Dave now has an AmpliVox Megaphone so his audience can hear him loud and clear.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Together in Teal - Ending Ovarian Cancer at the Illinois Chapter 22nd Annual Run Walk




The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) Illinois Chapter 22nd Annual Run Walk, Together in TEAL® - Ending Ovarian Cancer, took place on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the United Center.

The chapter is comprised of ovarian cancer survivors, supporters, and health care professionals committed to raising awareness, promoting education, and raising funds for ovarian cancer research.

Each member is dedicated to improving survival rates, as well as improving the quality of life for women affected by ovarian cancer.

AmpliVox has joined the effort to save lives and support the fight against ovarian cancer by donating a custom made Pinnacle Multimedia Lectern that was used for the event.

The custom Pinnacle Multimedia Lectern was created in the NOCC representative teal color, personalized with the organization's logo on the front panel for a truly unique and memorable presence on stage.

Virtually indestructible, Pinnacle lecterns are constructed of hard shell plastic that make them weatherproof, waterproof, rugged and durable for outdoor or indoor use.

Its presence will help to connect with new audiences and heighten the awareness and education on the importance of the early detection of ovarian cancer.


"We’ve affirmed our ongoing commitment to the fight against ovarian cancer, which AmpliVox supports", says Don Roth, CEO of AmpliVox.

"Donating the Teal Podium to the NOCC for presentations and events is our way of allowing all voices to be heard."





The NOCC is the premier public health organization in the United States devoted to saving and improving the lives of women affected by ovarian cancer.

For more than 25 years, the NOCC has been committed to raising awareness, promoting education, and funding research in support of women, families, and communities impacted by ovarian cancer.

In the past two years alone, the NOCC has made a tremendous impact in the fight against ovarian cancer.












Thursday, May 30, 2019

AmpliVox Supports School Safety Legislation with Emergency Communication Products




According to the National Council of State Legislatures, the period of 2017-2019 has seen state legislatures propose 1005 bills and resolutions related to school safety.


Many of the bills have provisions for emergency communication procedures for school emergencies, and AmpliVox Sound Systems supports those measures.

AmpliVox has long been a key provider of emergency sound control for schools, as well as school traffic safety.

AmpliVox exhibited many of its school emergency communications products as well as products to enhance school presentations and learning at the National Catholic Educational Association April 23-25 in Chicago.






"We realize how vital school safety has become and we are fully committed to helping educators and parents meet evolving safety procedures," said AmpliVox CEO Don Roth.

"Our many high-quality emergency communications products such as megaphones, hailers, Safety Wand Megaphone, and even a Sound Cruiser for mobile voice reinforcement help the school safety cause."


AmpliVox's large array of portable sound systems provide clear, reliable communication in all types of situations from daily school operations to emergencies, traffic control, assemblies, athletic events, to any other activity involving large groups.



Project Wireless Sound for Multiple Presenters

Emergency leadership may need to direct response teams and civilians from remote locations.

Powerful portable sound systems can provide closed communication networks to cover large areas, indoors or out, using MURS two-way radios and radio-connected hailer speakers.



Keep Megaphones on Hand for Swift Response

Megaphones pack a great deal of versatility and power into compact, portable units.

These easy-to-use sound systems are ready for action when needed, even under harsh conditions.

For clear, powerful voice projection from an easy-to-use unit weighing just 2.5 lbs.



Combine Visual Cues with Audio Support


Visibility can be greatly enhanced, even in dark or smoky situations, with simple tools like lighted traffic batons.

Useful in any traffic control or crowd management situation, the Safety Wand Megaphone is especially helpful in emergencies.



Use Vehicles As Mobile Command Stations

When covering large areas, roof-mounted sound systems on emergency vehicles provide the most mobile and effective means of communication.

Durable, powerful hailer loudspeakers can be heard for up to half a mile.

They can be attached in minutes and powered directly from the vehicle.



AmpliVox was also honored as a Silver Award Winner in the Homeland Security Awards sponsored by American Security Today magazine, as the Best Mass Notification System-Hardware.


Tuesday, May 28, 2019

5 Things to Consider When Planning a Graduation Ceremony




Graduation season is here – a time to acknowledge the hard work of students, teachers, and parents!

Whether graduates are leaving pre-schools, elementary schools, junior highs, high schools, or colleges, this is the time for celebration and planning for future endeavors.

Graduation planning can be stressful. From the program to apparel to presentation, participants have the opportunity to display integrity, prestige, and achievement if they look good and sound good.

And that’s where AmpliVox can help. AmpliVox portable sound systems, lecterns, and multimedia equipment make YOU look good and sound good at graduation.



Quality Sound for Presenters

Presenters are the most influential figures of a graduation ceremony. It is imperative that quality sound is provided to presenters as they welcome the participants, recite the school’s alma mater, speak motivationally, and most importantly announce names of the graduates.

Avoid frustrating the speaker and the audience by making sure they are heard clearly.

Assist with getting a speaker’s message across with our portable sound systems.

Ensure that graduates’ names are heard with crystal clarity by using the AmpliVox Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus.

The 250 watt portable address system will clearly and powerfully project sound over an audience of up to 7500 people in a room size of up to 25,000 square feet.






Enhance Stage Decor With a Lectern Customized With Your School Logo

A professional image will show your audience the effort put into making the ceremony a special occasion for the graduates.

Capture your audience’s attention with meticulous creative details, such as your school’s logo on a beautiful AmpliVox lectern.

Customized presentation furniture will not only turn heads, but also helps you brand your school’s culture.

AmpliVox offers several stylish options to help you customize your lectern just the way you would like.







Staying Organized and Prepared on Graduation Day

Staying organized on graduation day can help avoid a lot of anxiety.

The AmpliVox SN3615 Oracle Podium helps any presenter look and act like a real pro.

With its panel viewport, you can conveniently read speeches discretely from the hidden screen on the lectern’s reading surface.

Smart design of power and data ports help you easily connect to any of today’s technology devices.

And, clock timers can be installed into the accessory ports to remind you of time restraints.







Graduation Entertainment and Party Ideas

Music defines the tone of each segment of your graduation. The music playing throughout the ceremony will create memorable moments for graduates and your audience.

From the arrival of guests to recessional of the students, you can utilize the multimedia functions of our new SK765 - Karaoke Pro System to create a playlist for all parts of the ceremony.

This all-in-one system comes with two microphones and has A/V outputs so you can connect external devices for diverse media options.

With the Karoake Plus you can download a wide variety of additional karaoke tracks and even download a graduation class video to the PA system.

This unit is also ideal for National Anthems and class songs. Bring life to the ceremony with the AmpliVox Karaoke Pro System.







Ensuring Safety For All Guests and Graduates

For any venue that attracts large audiences, emergency and safety preparation is imperative.

Graduation ceremonies can ensure safety for everyone, including the elderly and disabled, with proper planning, plus a reliable PA system.

When you need to project clear sound up to a half mile away, use the PA system that lives up to its name, the AmpliVox Half-Mile Hailer.

Outdoor events and public gatherings require coordination before, during, and after the event.

Portable PA systems for outdoor environments enable you to amplify your voice and music across a wide area.

Easily be heard over the crowd, and successfully communicate to a large number of people.





Bring AmpliVox to your graduation ceremony. Allow us to assist with the special occasion that impacts those entering the next phase in their lives. Extend your voice and project your image with AmpliVox.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

AmpliVox Exhibiting at ISTE - EdTech Conference 2019




ISTE 2019 is where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching. The event is taking place in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on June 23–26, 2019.

For more than three decades, the brightest minds in edtech have gathered at the ISTE conference to engage in hands-on learning, exchange ideas and network with like-minded thinkers seeking to transform learning and teaching.






The annual event attracts over 16,000 attendees and industry representatives, including teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, library media specialists, teacher educators and policymakers.

Visit AmpliVox's booth #350 at the expo to learn how Portable PA Systems help educators be heard.



2.4 GHz Digital BeltBlaster


Small, compact speaker fits insIde the included belt carrying case with 2.4 GHz Wireless Microphone Headset.

Built-in Mini SD/USB/Aux Ports allow you to play music, recorded presentations or other media directly from unit.


Wireless Portable Media Player PA System

The AmpliVox SW725 is a powerful all-in-one PA system that puts you in command of your presentation for voice or music with all types of supporting media. It can play audio files stored on any USB flash thumb drive or SD card or stream music from a Bluetooth® enabled device such as a smartphone or computer.

The SW725 six inch full range speaker and 36 watt amp projects crystal clear sound to audiences of up to 500 people in rooms as large as 2,500 square feet.




Titan Wireless Portable PA System


A versatile go-anywhere PA with a 100 watt amplifier and wireless mic options. Equipped with a wired handheld mic with your choice of wireless microphone, and a luggage handle with wheels.

You can also play your music with the built-in CD player, USB Flash Drive input, or through the SD slot.




Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus


Our most complete, all-in-one PA system, with a 250 watt amplifier that will clearly and powerfully project your voice over an audience of up to 7500 people in a room size of up to 25,000 square feet.

You're in control with built-in Media Player allowing you to play your own recorded music using your SD card or Thumb Drive.




Executive Column Lectern


The Executive Sound Column Lectern fits well in any decor with its modern styling and easily glides from room to room on 4 easy-glide casters.

Optional Sound System Fills the room with rich sound making sure your message is heard loud and clear.




Flat Hardrock Maple Lectern


Great looking contemporary solutions for your presentation needs. The 49" tall lectern provides a modern style that will match your current d├ęcor.

The spacious reading shelf measures 26.75" wide x 16.75" deep providing enough room for your speaker.




Megaphones


Extend your voice in large open spaces with the AmpliVox Mity-Meg Megaphones.

They are ideal for crowd control, announcements in noisy environments or emergency services.



Power Pod with Bluetooth®


Specifically designed for classrooms, school yards, tour groups & meetings.

The SW245B is compact and lightweight, but versatile and rugged enough for indoor as well as outdoor venues, offering optimum usability