Biamp Systems' Vocia TTS-1nc Named Finalist for 2014 SCN InfoComm Installation Product Awards

One of only three finalists in the Most Innovative Audio Processing category, Vocia TTS-1nc automates and prioritizes paging messages from nurse call systems

One of only three finalists in the Most Innovative Audio Processing category, Vocia TTS-1nc automates and prioritizes paging messages from nurse call systems


BEAVERTON, Oregon -- April 10, 2014 -- Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today announced that its Vocia(R) TTS-1nc text-to-speech server is a finalist for the 2014 SCN InfoComm Installation Product Awards in the "Most Innovative Audio Processing" category. The SCN InfoComm Installation Product Awards showcase the most innovative commercial products that entered the market in 2013.

The Vocia TTS-1nc text-to-speech server with built-in software enables the automation and prioritization of critical paging messages directly from nurse call systems in hospitals. Since the TTS-1nc operates over Ethernet and CobraNet(R) networks, users can create and manage courtesy announcements through a Web browser. Modular and scalable to support many zones and languages, the TTS-1nc constructs announcements based on user-defined templates, extending the power of a nurse call system to do more, thus streamlining systems and improving efficiencies.

"It's always an honor when our products earn industry recognition," said Steve Metzger, Biamp Systems President and CEO. "We're excited that Vocia is a finalist for the SCN Installation Product Awards, and believe it reflects our commitment to creating thoughtful and highly reliable products for our customers."

The winners of the 2014 SCN/InfoComm Installation Product Awards will be announced at the upcoming InfoComm 2014 show in Las Vegas. Voting is open until May 1, and the public may vote by visiting http://bit.ly/1hoyXmR.

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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 multi-building facilities.

Founded in 1976, Biamp is headquartered in Beaverton, OR, USA, with additional engineering operations in Brisbane, Australia and Rochester, NY. For more information on Biamp, please visit www.biamp.com.

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