Big win for Raleigh relay: over 400 walkie-talkie-type devices for use at Cowboys stadium
RALEIGH – Billed as “the device is finally trying to kill the walkie-talkie” by Fast Company, Raleigh-based Relay has won what could be a major victory for its wireless communications device.
Relay will be the communications platform of choice for Legends Hospitality, which provides hospitality and concession services to AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas, where the Dallas Cowboys play their home games.
AT&T Stadium will be the first NFL stadium to implement the Relay communications platform and devices, according to Barbara sharnak, the vice president of business development and marketing strategy at Relay.
As part of the agreement, Relay will supply more than 400 of its devices for staff use.
âIt’s important for us as an organization to invest in technology when we know it will add value to ticket holders and customers,â said CT Nice, senior vice president of Legends, in a commentary. communicated. âWe are committed to meeting the demands of 21st century customers by optimizing our inventory, communications and workflow. “
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This is how the Relay devices will be used at the AT&T stadium: they will be carried by stewards, suite shippers, servers, runners, barbacks, managers and supervisors, who will use the voice communication platform first. to provide communications and inventory management for approximately 300 points of sale and 350 suites in the facility.
The device works on both WiFi and 4G networks, and users of the device can switch between channels to communicate with different groups or teams, which can be controlled by users and operators. They can also be used device-to-device for one-to-one communication.
Relay was previously owned by Republic Wireless, which was acquired by DISH Network earlier this year. Relay was not part of that deal, according to a previous WRAL TechWire report. Relay Pro launched in 2019 and Relay + launched in 2020.