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GSI AMTAS - April 2019

How Do GSI OAE Devices Handle Background Noise?

Laura Prigge, AuD

May 20, 2019

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How do GSI OAE devices handle background noise?

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The GSI Corti has a unique way of handling the background noise or the ambient room noise or even the patient noise. It is a patented algorithm that is looking for, in this ambient noise, moments of silence. OAE devices will often look at the ambient noise level of a room and if it is too high, it does not perform the test. The Corti is different because it is looking at the variable background noise for moments of silence and it will do those recordings in those moments of silence, so you can test in background noise of up to 55 to 60 dB.

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laura prigge

Laura Prigge, AuD

Clinical Application Specialist

 Laura graduated with a Doctorate of Audiology from AT Still University. Her 15 years experience include providing manufacturing support as well as managing educational audiology training for an international audiologic equipment company. She has also worked as a clinician in both ENT offices and a retail hearing center conducting audiologic evaluations and hearing aid fittings on all patient populations including infants, adults, geriatric, and special needs patients. 


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