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The ABC’s of Wireless Connectivity to Hearing Aids, presented in partnership with Seminars in Hearing

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1.  Connecting personal hearing aids to other assistive technology may be done to:
  1. Allow binaural reception of phone calls.
  2. Improve auditory reception in noisy environments.
  3. Enjoy listening to music binaurally.
  4. All of the above
2.  The oldest wireless transmission protocol is:
  1. FM
  2. DM
  3. Electromagnetic Transmission
  4. Bluetooth
3.  A disadvantage of adding an FM receiver to a behind-the-ear hearing aid is:
  1. Reduction in battery life
  2. Reduction in signal-to-noise ratio
  3. Loss of low-frequency energy
  4. Spillover
4.  Hearing aids can be directly connected to smart phones via:
  1. FM shoe
  2. Audio input cables
  3. Near field magnetic induction
  4. Bluetooth LE and DM
5.  An optimal network of devices may be offered to a patient who wants to improve hearing in business meetings, watching the TV, and communicating in noisy situations and could include:
  1. An Oticon hearing aid and Phonak Streamer.
  2. A Phonak Neckloop and an Oticon Streamer.
  3. A Phonak Remote Microphone System and a Receiver installed or attached to a Phonak hearing aid.
  4. A Starkey hearing aid with near field magnetic induction

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