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20Q: Auracast is Here - What You Need to Know

Course: #39715Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 128 Reviews
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This course provides an overview of the history of Bluetooth and its shortcomings in the hearing space, leading up to Bluetooth LE Audio and Auracast, and outlines the fundamental changes that these new updates to Bluetooth will usher in. The course highlights many important details, such as the timeline of the roll out, the types of use cases that Auracast will enable, and why these updates will help to alleviate the current clinician and patient frustrations with Bluetooth.

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; AHIP/1.0; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif. HADB/1.0 Hearing Aid Related; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0; TX TDLR/1.0 Non-manufacturer, TX-142-24-095

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss how Bluetooth LE Audio and Auracast will positively impact their lives.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how these updates will alleviate some of the technical burdens that legacy Bluetooth protocols have fostered.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the types of new hearing aid functions and use cases that Auracast will present, and the expected timeline of the deployment of said functions.

Course created on July 8, 2024

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Andrew Bellavia provides marketing services to the Bluetooth SIG, a non-profit organization with 1000’s of members who create and verify compliance to Bluetooth standards. He is also the founder of AuraFuturity, a go-to-market and branding consultancy in the hearing, hearables, and broader communications spaces. Non-financial: Andrew Bellavia is on the advisory board of Tuned, a groundbreaking resource for delivering holistic hearing care.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by AudiologyOnline, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Bluetooth LE Audio and Auracast.

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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

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