This course highlights the conforming membrane, a unique feature of the Lantos 3D Ear Scanning System: how it works as part of the scanning system to collect ear shape data, and how to use it. We also discuss how the membrane allows capture of ear compliance and enables design of comfortable ear pieces.
Course created on May 18, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to give a brief explanation of how the Lantos 3D Ear Scanning System works.
- After this course, participants will be able to name relevant anatomical landmarks of the pinna and ear canal.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the physical features of the Lantos conforming membrane and their functions.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the Lantos conforming membrane indirectly reflects the compliance of the tissue of the pinna and ear canal.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to optimize membrane inflation and scan path while avoiding artifacts.
|5-15 Minutes||How ear scanning works using the Lantos system|
|15-25 Minutes||Review of outer ear anatomy and relevance to various device form factors|
|25-35 Minutes||Inflation of the conforming membrane in the ear: setting the stage for data capture|
|35-45 Minutes||Review of ear canal anatomy, compliance and dynamics|
|45-55 Minutes||Capturing the compliant ear while avoiding artifacts|
Lydia Gregoret is a chemist/biochemist-turned-audiologist. At Lantos Technologies, she combines her creativity, research training, chemistry skills and clinical audiology experience to help advance the world's first digital ear scanning system. Before coming to Lantos, Lydia was a clinical audiologist in Boston. Prior to that, she was a tenured faculty member at the University of California, Santa Cruz in Chemistry & Biochemistry. Lydia has also taught courses at Brandeis University and at Northeastern University. She received her PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of California, San Francisco, and her AuD from Northeastern University.
Erin Henry has been with Lantos Technologies for three years and is the Director of Training. Prior to her work with Lantos, she worked clinicially for several years in a variety of settings including ENT offices and hearing aid clinics.
Erin Henry: Financial: Erin Henry is employed by Lantos Technologies, Inc. and has ownership interest in Lantos Technologies, Inc. in the form of stock and/or stock options. Non-Financial: Erin Henry has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Lantos Technologies in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Lantos Technologies products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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