A public address system (PAS) is an electronic system comprising microphones, amplifiers, loudspeakers and related equipment. It increases the apparent volume (loudness) of a human voice, musical instrument, or other acoustic sound source or recorded sound or music. PA systems are used in any public venue that requires that an announcer, performer, etc. be sufficiently audible at a distance or over a large area. Typical applications include sports stadiums, public transportation vehicles and facilities, and live or recorded music venues and events. A PAS may include multiple microphones or other sound sources, a mixing console to combine and modify multiple sources, and multiple amplifiers and loudspeakers for louder volume or wider distribution System is a centralized announcement system with speakers at 20 different locations of hospital including all nursing stations, waiting areas, OPDs, Central Registration Point, Medicine Store Emergency, and Operation Theater. It is used for Code Blue and other emergency / important announcement to Hospital Staff, Patients and attendants present anywhere in hospital. Code Blue means announcement of serious patients. Important announcement which are made on regular basis.
Enlisted below are the facilities ensured by PAS of the hospital:
- Tilawat-e-Quran on daily basis before OPD starting time
- National Anthem after Tilawat
- Announcement about Waste collection
- Self security and special day announcements