Is it possible to sync a RiseVision video (widget) with separate audio source (high school intercom system)?

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Hello, my name is Christopher and I am a computer resource technician at a high school in Colorado, U.S.A. We are using RiseVision on roughly 15 televisions throughout our school, mostly to show a continuous slide presentation to the students. However, some of us would like to expand the capabilities of RiseVision by adding short video presentations with sound during the student passing periods between classes. Since the hallways are usually much to noisy to hear the weak volume on the TVs themselves, my question is, how could we connect the RiseVision platform to our schools separate audio (intercom) system? Thank you. If you would like to respond via email, I can be reached at cbmaywhort@dcsdk12.org.
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Hi Christopher,
What operating system are you currently using for the Rise Vision digital signage? Also do you have further details about the Intercom system being used?
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I am not a technician, but I would simply use audio output from a TV or media player and have it plugged in whatever intercom system there is (if possible).
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I think Darius is on the right track. I might start by seeing if your intercom system has an auxiliary input option. If so you could run a 3.5mm aux cord to the output of the media player. This assumes that your screens are all using the same media player, I don think there is a way to sync multiple media players.
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If there's a media player at each display there's no way to get all the displays to play synchronously and output audio in sync. We use a single player with a modulator to send a QAM channel out to all the displays. We have a tuner that peels off the audio for the channel and outputs it to our 70v speakers in the space.