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The Behavior of OpenSound Navigator in Complex Environments

Course: #33066Level: Intermediate1 Hour 374 Reviews
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Signal processing in hearing aids must be able to give the user benefits in a broad range of these complex environments. In this presentation, recorded waveforms from a range of different sound situations through several different advanced technology hearing aids will be presented, along with a discussion on how well the design and function of the various approaches handle different types of listening environments.

Course created on May 13, 2019

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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; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain how different signal processing approaches in high end hearing aids attack the speech in noise problem in different ways.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain how to glean information about dynamic device performance by looking at various advance visual representations (such as spectrographs, waveforms, etc.).
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to explain how some systems can meet certain performance criteria (such as reduction of noises arising from behind) at the expense of other criteria (such as maintenance of a full gain response).

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction to the issue
5-15 Minutes Description of the design features of OpenSound navigator compared to traditional approaches
15-20 Minutes Description of the recording conditions
20-30 Minutes The effect of location of speech versus noise on the performance of different approaches
30-40 Minutes The effect of signal type and temporal behavior on the performance of different approaches
40-55 Minutes Description of a system to stabilize the behavior of a hearing aid near feedback, with performance examples
55-60 Minutes Final Thoughts

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Don Schum is employed by Oticon, Inc. Non-financial: Don Schum has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

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New Zealand Audiological Society

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