What is the difference between infrared interpretation equipment and RF equipment?
Both infrared (IR) and radio frequency (RF) (RF is sometimes referred to as FM for frequency modulated) are technologies used to transmit audio wirelessly. IR and RF equipment are both used for language distribution systems and wireless conference microphone systems.
The main difference between the two technologies and the reason Conference Rental uses IR equipment is that IR is immune to interferences from Wi-Fi or RF networks and is inherently secure from eavesdropping. As IR light does not pass through opaque surfaces, such as walls, it keeps meeting data confidential by only allowing individuals inside the room to listen to the conference. Since the IR transmission does not pass through the walls of a conference room, it also allows two systems to be in adjacent rooms without interfering with one another.
For more information on this topic, please contact a Conference Rental representative.