We have all experienced the application of public address systems at one time or another in our day-to-day life. We see/hear Public Address systems, or PA Systems are, in use in hotels, football grounds, shopping centers, banks, Post Offices, supermarkets, offices, factories concerts to name but a few. There are many uses for Public Address Systems today.
In basic terms a Public Address Systems (PA Systems) utilise microphones, amplifiers and speakers to provide an audio announcement or provision of information to a specified group of people using the PA Systems. This could be office staff, keeping customers informed of promotions within a shop or public service announcements etc.
Studies have shown that the use of background music within Public Address systems (PA Systems) can improve staff morale, productivity, and the workplace environment. It has also been demonstrated that Public Address systems (PA Systems) can influence a customer’s actions e.g. browsing for longer, shopping more quickly.