Polish distributor ESS Audio has delivered an AV installation for Warsaw’s biggest sports bar and restaurant complex utilising Listen EVERYWHERE, an audio over IP solution from Listen Technologies, to ensure guests can hear audio clearly from any of the screens in the space, regardless of where they are located.
NINE9s, the spacious four-story venue with restaurant, sport bars, and large event spaces, features multiple screens and is named after legendary Polish football player and co-owner Robert Lewandowski’s player number. When planning the venue, Lewandowski’s goal was to create a space where guests could watch and hear sporting events on multiple screens from anywhere in the restaurant and bar – and Listen EVERYWHERE was the solution of choice.
“Our AV partner, with our support, delivered all the AV, audio, LCD and LED screens to the venue, to make sure the guests and the owners get the absolute best sporting experience in a sports bar,” explained Witold Karalow, CEO of ESS Audio. “You can watch and listen to your favourite sports channel when you eat in the restaurant, have drinks in the bar, or even when you visit the restroom so you don’t miss a second of the match.”
At NINE9s, guests download the free Listen EVERYWHERE app on their smartphones, select their preferred audio channel, and stream sound to their smartphones. They can listen to the audio through headphones or earbuds connected to their smartphone. They can also stream sound from their smartphones to Bluetooth-enabled headphones or hearing aids.
This means when NINE9s is showing different Champions League matches on different screens in the same space, guests can tune into their preferred audio feed and hear the action clearly despite nearby conversations and ambient noise or distance from the screen.
“To deliver the personalised audio experience our customer envisioned for its guests, we selected Listen EVERYWHERE. We knew the system would consistently provide clear audio directly to guests, regardless of where they are in the venue,” added Karalow. “With Listen EVERYWHERE, guests can easily find, select, and change channels to hear audio from their preferred screen and immerse themselves in the action. As an integrator, I’m confident recommending and installing Listen Technologies systems because I know the quality of their products is exceptional.”
Sam Nord, vice president of global channel sales, Listen Technologies concluded: “Sports Temple NINE9s owners considered every detail of the space and designed with the goal of providing guests the ultimate fan experience. We are thrilled Sports Temple NINE9s selected our audio over Wi-Fi solution to stream game audio to guests and deliver personalised content via their smart devices.”