ADA and Audiovisual Systems

December 1, 2003   
Every time a sound or speech reinforcement system is designed and installed a hearing assistance system must also be included. ADA Section III-7.5180 Assembly Areas requires: Fixed seating assembly areas that accommodate 50 or more people OR have audio-amplification systems

Acoustics and ADA

June 1, 1992   
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has stirred up much controversy over the past year. This article will provide some practical guidelines for the public accommodations portion of these requirements. The new ADA hearing assistance requirements are not really new