Courthouses are typically busy and noisy environments, with a variety of activities taking place in different areas. Sound masking can be beneficial in several areas of the courthouse to improve speech privacy, reduce distractions, and create a more comfortable and secure environment for both staff and visitors.
Here are some areas of the courthouse where sound masking can be particularly useful:
Sound masking can be used in courtrooms to ensure that conversations between attorneys and clients, witnesses, or judges are not overheard by others, including the jury, in the courtroom or adjacent areas. This can help protect the privacy of sensitive discussions and ensure that confidential information is kept secure.
Jury deliberation rooms:
Sound masking can be used in jury deliberation rooms to prevent conversations from being overheard by others outside the room. This can help maintain the integrity of the deliberation process and ensure that jurors can freely express their opinions without fear of being overheard.
Holding cells and interview rooms:
Sound masking can be used in holding cells and interview rooms to prevent conversations between detainees and their attorneys or law enforcement officials from being overheard by others outside the room. This can help ensure the privacy and confidentiality of these conversations.
Reception areas and waiting rooms:
Sound masking can be used in reception areas and waiting rooms to reduce distractions and create a more comfortable and relaxing environment for visitors. This can help reduce stress and anxiety and improve the overall experience of visiting the courthouse.
Lencore’s industry-leading sound masking technology can be a valuable tool for improving speech privacy, reducing distractions, and creating a more secure and comfortable environment throughout the courthouse.