This course will discuss wireless technology used in today’s hearing devices and how easy it is to connect to the Oticon Medical Ponto via the streamer. An overview of the streamer functions will be discussed and information regarding FM connectivity and compatibility will be discussed.
For clarification, the Streamer is now referred to as the Oticon Medical Streamer and the Oticon Medical Streamer connects to Ponto Plus and Ponto 3 sound processors. The Oticon Medical Streamer uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to reduce power consumption when connecting to mobile phones and other wireless devices. The Oticon Medical Streamer also uses Near Field Connectivity for short range connectivity.
Course created on September 19, 2018
- After this course learners will be able to explain the process of the A/D conversion of the audio signal and describe the different wireless technology being utilized in current hearing devices to share data.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the functionality of the Oticon Medical Streamer and how to connect to the Ponto device.
- After this course learners will be able to explain how easy FM use can be with the Streamer and the Ponto device.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction: What is Wireless technology currently being used in hearing technology|
|15-30 Minutes||What are the differences between the technologies?|
|30-40 Minutes||Wireless connection to the Ponto and overview of OM Streamer|
|40-55 Minutes||How to connect the OM Streamer to accessories and FM|
Clinical Territory Manager
Gabrielle Simone is a Clinical Territory Manager in New England with Oticon Medical. She has worked in private practice and hospital settings and has a specialization in clinical application for hearing aids and cochlear implants. For the past 6 years, Gabrielle has worked as a Training and Education Specialist for the Northeast and Western New York region, for Widex and Oticon. In this role, her responsibilities were to provide technical, clinical, and product support to audiologists and hearing instrument specialists (HIS) including product training, assistance with fitting and software issues, and technical writing. She has served as an adjunct professor at NorthEastern University in the AuD program. An alumna of Emerson College, she earned her M.S. in Audiology from the University of Connecticut and her Doctor of Audiology from the University of Florida.
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