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Through the PSAP Looking Glass

A.U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

May 28, 2019

PSAP performance research will be reviewed, offering the necessary context to showcase the performance potential of devices currently trending in the media. Strategies integrating PSAPs and other alte...   Read More

  


Wireless Technology: How to Connect FM and Other Accessories Wirelessly to the Ponto Device

Gabrielle Simone, AuD, CCC-A

December 21, 2018

A review of wireless technology used in today’s hearing devices and a discussion of how easy it is to connect to the Oticon Medical Ponto via the streamer. An overview of the streamer functions as w...   Read More

 


Listening Effort and EEG as Measures of Performance of Modern Hearing Aid Algorithms

Axel Winneke, PhD, Maarten De Vos, PhD, Kirsten C. Wagener, PhD, Peter Derleth, PhD, Matthias Latzel, PhD, Jens Appell, PhD, Frank Wallhoff, PhD

December 10, 2018

The objective of the course is to learn about the usage of EEG as a tool to evaluate hearing aids and their effect on listening effort. This course focuses on a function developed to improve speech pe...   Read More

  


Evaluation of Modern Remote Microphone Technologies

Jace Wolfe, PhD, CCC-A

September 5, 2018

Using remote microphone technology is the most effective method to improve speech recognition in noise for hearing aid users, with a variety of different remote microphone solutions available today. I...   Read More

   


Improved Speech Understanding Using Closed Captioning on the Television and Telephone

Teresa Baker

August 20, 2018

This text course discusses how television closed captioning and captioned telephone service have been shown to help those with hearing loss to have a better understanding of speech on the television a...   Read More


Roger for Young Children

Rebekah Cunningham, PhD

June 18, 2018

This course provides research and resources to foster use of Roger technology for children with hearing loss in the 0-5 age range.   Read More

   


Making Sports Accessible to Student Athletes with Hearing Loss

Grant Rauterkus, Catherine Palmer, PhD

February 1, 2018

Time Out! I Didn't Hear You, was published in 1996 as a resource to support the participation of student athletes with hearing loss in high school athletics. This article describes a project to update...   Read More

   


The Importance of Television Closed Captioning and Captioned Telephone Service for People with Hearing Loss

Teresa Shipman, AuD

January 15, 2018

How closed captioning and captioned telephone service can help people with hearing loss have a better understanding of speech on the television and telephone.   Read More


Hearing Ecosystems: How Hearing Professionals Can Meet the Needs of Today's Hearing Aid Users

Laurel A. Christensen, PhD, Tammy Stender, AuD

November 21, 2017

Hearing aids have limitations that mean they do not always offer optimum benefit. This article reviews evidence of how hearing aid accessories supplement hearing aid performance, and offers guidance o...   Read More

 


An Innovative and Cost Effective Approach to Wireless Remote Microphones in Schools

Megan Quilter, AuD, Neil Wright, AuD

October 2, 2017

This article reviews the use of Hearing Assistive Technology in educational settings and presents a cost-effective solution for usage of the most commonly recommended technology.   Read More

  


Improving Television Listening for Hearing Aid Users

Lisa Standaert, AuD, Lori Rakita, AuD, Olaf Strelcyk, PhD

July 19, 2017

A review of three studies conducted at the Phonak Audiology Research Center designed to improve the TV listening experience for people who use hearing aids.   Read More

 


A Comparison of HyperSound and Conventional Loudspeaker Transmission Characteristics in an Anechoic Environment

Shaum Bhagat, PhD, Anusha Yellamsetty, MS, Brian Taylor, AuD

November 7, 2016

There are numerous listener benefits when listening to directional sound sources, including perceived improvements in the quality and clarity of sound. The HyperSound® Audio System uses ultrasonic te...   Read More


Wireless Technology: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going?

Stephen A. Hallenbeck, AuD

August 22, 2016

Within the last several years, many wireless technological advances have occurred within the hearing aid industry. These advances include the concept of near field magnetic induction, followed by Blue...   Read More

 


Growing Your Business with HyperSound

Brian Taylor, AuD

July 25, 2016

Today’s course will review the new HyperSound Clear 500P technology and how it can grow your practice. My goal is to explain why HyperSound should be included in your current product portfolio and h...   Read More


Educational Solutions for Children with Listening Challenges

Lisa Dyre, AuD, CCC-A

June 20, 2016

Today's world is a noisy place. The importance of a good signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for all students cannot be overstated. Providing an acoustically beneficial environment can be a challenge, not onl...   Read More

  


Clinical Verification of Ear Level FM Systems: Classroom & Personal Use Applications

Dave Smriga, MA

May 27, 2016

Dave Smriga: In today’s course, we’ll explore how Audioscan equipment easily facilitates the execution of the most current recommended FM verification procedures. In addition, we’ll discuss how...   Read More

 


Promoting High Value, Patient-Centric Care with Alternative and Complementary Devices

Brian Taylor, AuD

December 18, 2015

Today, I want to talk about some industry challenges and opportunities that are in front us as they relate to changes in the marketplace with the aging population and the influx of baby boomers. We wi...   Read More


Speech Recognition in the Sound Field: Directed Audio vs. Conventional Speakers

Ritvik P. Mehta, MD, Sara L. Mattson, AuD, Robin L. Seitzman, MPH, PhD, Brian Kappus, PhD

August 31, 2015

AbstractObjective: To assess whether the HyperSound® Audio System (HSS), a novel audio system using ultrasound technology, improves speech understanding compared to a conventional acoustic speaker...   Read More

 


20Q: Understanding and Supporting Reluctant Users of Remote Microphone Technology

Cheryl DeConde Johnson, EdD

March 9, 2015

1. Exactly what kind of technology are we talking about? This remote microphone technology I’m referring to is that which is personally worn, and can be either frequency –modulated (FM)...   Read More

  


HearYou with Comfort Audio

Bill Bielski, AuD, FAAA

January 26, 2015

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Dr. Bill Bielski: Thank you for taking some time to learn about Comfort Audio&r...   Read More


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