RTS intercom systems
Live Performance & Events

Live Performance & Events

For theatre communications the key word is interoperability. Your trusty wired intercom systems need to work alongside your latest IP wireless beltpacks, to connect users who are seated in the control room with those on the move backstage.

Warsaw’s Roma Musical Theatre relies on RTS intercoms

Professional audio and communications solutions for performance spaces - webinar
Professional audio and communications solutions for performance spaces - webinar
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Figure 1. OMS Intermediate, DBP, ROAMEO & DKP-3016

The OMNEO Main Station (OMS) serves as the core component of the RTS Digital Partyline system. OMS is available in five licensed configurations to suit the user’s budget and application requirements: Advanced, Intermediate and Basic digital (each with OMNEO); Analog Plus and Analog (main station options for analog-only partyline systems). The examples below show Intermediate and Advanced systems for theaters use.

6 Partylines:

  • Entire Party
  • Director
  • Audio
  • Lighting
  • Stagehands
  • Mechanics / run crew

What should theater managers look for in their intercom system?

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Figure 2. OMS Intermediate

The ROAMEO wireless intercom system from RTS is a professional, easy-to-use and future-proof solution based on the license-free DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) standard. ROAMEO provides high-quality audio and a large number of simultaneous users across wide areas over a seamlessly integrated digital wireless beltpack and associated access points. ROAMEO can solve a series of communication challenges by operating like a wireless keypanel in the field which is easy to use and easy to expand. Additionally, wireless beltpacks can be directly addressed as part of a wired RTS matrix intercom system.

This system features:

  • Wireless ROAMEO beltpacks
  • 20 OMNEO devices
  • 4 analog two-wire channnels
  • 4 analog four-wirechannels
  • 16 conferences
  • 8 tie-line ports
  • 4 OMNEO keypanels

RTS Intercoms for Theatre solutions

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Figure 3. OMS Advanced

The powerful OMS (OMNEO Main Station) bridges legacy analog partyline users who wish to migrate to digital functionality while using their existing equipment. Furthermore, OMS connects both wired and wireless intercom products. OMS is a communications multi-tool for theaters, houses of worship, and event venues.

This system features:

  • Wireless ROAMEO beltpacks
  • 40 OMNEO devices
  • 4 analog two-wire channels
  • 4 analog four-wire channels
  • 8 OMNEO keypanels
  • 16 conferences
  • 8 tie-line ports
  • 4 RVON ports

Dynacord, Electro-Voice, RTS Multi-brand performance space solutions

Customer Stories

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"People kept commenting on how crystal clear the comm system was and how well it worked." -Jim Barton, ME Pro Video

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Digital Matrix


OMNEO Main Station

OMS OMNEO Main Station

  • A bridge from analog to digital and IP – Analog partyline users can enter the world of digital and IP communications while extending the working life of their legacy equipment
  • Scalable – Available in five configurations to grow with the user’s needs – upgrade via software license updates
  • Versatile – Converts between up to four different formats: OMNEO (Dante, AES70 and more), RVON, four-wire AIO and two-wire

RTS system rack

"Next-generation technology into the most compact package possible”

Jim Barton, ME Pro Video

Digital Belt Pack
Digital Belt Pack


Four-channel/Four-button wired beltpack

Digital Belt Pack

The Digital Belt Pack (DBP) is one of RTS' initial offerings in the wired digital party line solution space. The DBP provides TALK and LISTEN capability for up to four configurable audio conferences.

Universal Beltpacks
Wireless Intercom


Cellular DECT-Based Wireless Intercom System

ROAMEO Cellular DECT-Based Wireless Intercom System

IP-based ROAMEO wireless digital beltpacks have become a go-to for theatre production professionals thanks to their ease-of-use, low-profile form factor and super-lightweight design – not only do they deliver best-in-class sound quality, they blend in discreetly with your outfit when meeting and greeting guests on opening night.

Beltpack user

"It’s the core of our communications, bringing together the stage manager, the deputy stage manager, the wardrobe staff and all the stage technicians"

Jeremy Dunn, Royal Shakespeare Company

KP Series Keypanels

KP Series

OMNEO Intercom Keypanel

KP Series Keypanels

KP-Series keypanels deliver superior digital audio using the Bosch-developed OMNEO which includes Audinate's Dante audio over IP technology, via either copper or fiber. The KP-Series provides high-quality audio, free of noise,delay and other artifacts present in older technologies. The family includes a rich set of connectors as standard,including GPIO and RC. As with other RTS products, emphasis has been placed on backward compatibility with previous generations of matrices including analog technology.

KP Series Keypanels

"Two KP-4016 and a KP-5032 keypanel are installed in the stage manager desk, which can be located anywhere around the stage and retain full functionality. We could incorporate this extra functionality without the need for additional devices because the RTS equipment is so versatile."

Łukasz Kaźmierczak, Audio Plus

Guidelines & Requirements for Next-Generation IP-Based Intercom Systems

Guidelines & Requirements for Next-Generation IP-Based Intercom Systems

Intercom systems consist of a central audio router, the matrix, plus user devices connected to the matrix, such as keypanel control interfaces. In this article, we will be focusing on the matrix itself, in particular how current and future needs translate into requirements on the products themselves.

More Resource Guides

OMNEO Resource Guide

OMNEO Resource Guide

Whether you are highly experienced with digital audio networking or just making the change-over from analog, this guide attempts to explain the basic technological principles behind any OMNEO network and address usability and implementations.

VLink Resource Guide

VLink Resource Guide

VLink is a fully interconnected software intercom solution for RTS Digital Matrix systems.

RVON Resource Guide

RVON Resource Guide

RVON (RTS Voice Over Network) is a solution for establishing intercom audio over long distance.

Let's Talk

Let's Talk

RTS and our certified partners are ready to help support you through planning, purchase, and setup. Services available through our network of highly-qualified associates and partners may include:

  • System Design
  • Installation
  • Programming & Commissioning