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. In this investigation, adult hearing aid users were tested with their hearing aids alone and in combination with three remote microphones differing in the type of microphone and gain behavior.
Course created on September 5, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to explain the difference between the three different types of remote microphone systems.
- After this course learners will be able to apply study outcomes and other considerations to select an appropriate remote microphone solution for an individual.
- After this course learners will be able to name two considerations that could make a fixed gain remote microphone system preferable to an adaptive gain remote microphone system for a given individual.
Director of Audiology at the Hearts for Hearing Foundation
Jace Wolfe, Ph.D., is the Director of Audiology at the Hearts for Hearing Foundation. He also is an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Audiology Department at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He serves as the editor for the American Speech Language Hearing Association’s Division 9 journal. His areas of interests are pediatric cochlear implantation, personal FM systems, and signal processing for children. He provides clinical services for children and adults with hearing loss and is also actively engaged in research in several areas pertaining to cochlear implants and personal FM systems.
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