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What types of ALDs exist?

There are many assistive listening devices available today, from sophisticated systems used in theaters and auditoriums to small personal systems.Various kinds of assistive...

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FM Systems use with Cochlear Implants To Hear Audience Questions

My friend has a cochlear implant. In her job, she has many public speaking engagements. She will often have to present information and answer questions from the audience. She turns up the microphone so the audience can hear her but it does not always help.

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Newest Hearing Aids: Tiny Computers Delivering Great Sound

A review of the newest hearing aids reveal they are discrete, automated, powerful little computers that learn your preferences, so the longer you wear them, the better they get to know your likes and dislikes.

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Newest Hearing Aids: Now Fully Automated

Some consumers want convenience and automation, the no fuss option when it comes to their hearing aids. What does the newest hearing aids technology deliver?

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Improvements in Hearing Aids: Hearing Loss Solutions Deliver More Benefit

If you have been doing your research on hearing aids you should know by now the majority of hearing aids sold today are digital. Just as any other electronic device, digital...

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Hearing Aid Static with Cell Phone

I just got new hearing aids, but have a lot of static when I use my cell phone. What can I do?

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Digital Hearing Aids and Cell Phones

I just got new digital hearing aids, but have a lot of static when I use my cell phone. What can I do?

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Listening Devices: New FCC Rules On Wireless Microphones

A new FCC rule requires wireless microphones that operate in the 700 MHz Band to stop operating no later than June 12, 2010 and will affect many theaters, churches, schools, conference centers, theme parks, and musicians.

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T Loop: Perfect With Hearing Aids

Loop systems and telecoils provide many benefits to hearing aid users including receiving sound directly from sound loops in public facilities to improve hearing in difficult listening environments.

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Hearing Aid Compatibility with FM Systems

When I bought my hearing aids 3 years ago, I could not afford an FM system. Is it possible to get one now that will work with my existing aids?

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The International Symbol of Access for Hearing Loss

Do you know who makes the blue signs that are posted at different establishments where ALDs are available? I am doing some research and I can't seem to find the source. Thanks for your help.

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What is an Adequate Trial Period with FM Systems

I am an education-based SLP in Ontario, Canada, who plays a significant support role in assisting with the paperwork, installation, in-service, and troubleshooting of Audiologist-recommended FM systems for several students (CAP) in our system. We have no

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Using the Phonak Handymic With My PC

Is there a way to make my Phonak Handymic work with my pc, so that I can hear when receiving a videocall?

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My Hearing Aids Set Off Store Security Alarms

I have been a hearing aid wearer for 15 years. I am currently testing some new models that communicate wirelessly from one ear to the other. I have noticed that a couple of brands have set off the shop lifting security alarm at the entrance/exit at a coup

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Telephones and the MyLink FM System

If I have an in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid with a telephone switch, how would I use the MyLink wireless receiver? What would the cost be, and what components would I need to purchase? Would it work with a switchless telephone amplifier?

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Cordless Phone Manufacturers to Make All Handsets TIA-1083 Compliant

TIA's Interference Standard Quickly Becoming Ubiquitous in the Industry. Arlington, Va. - The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and the Hearing Loss Association of...

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Hearing Aid Compatibility with Cell Phones

Millions of people who wear hearing aids have a difficult time with the use of cell phones. The problem is the way that sound is emitted over a wireless network. The conversation is transmitted using radio waves...

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Do all hearing aids work the same way?

No. Hearing aids work in many different ways to provide the needed and desired speech signals to the listener. Some hearing aids deliver sound through the air, some sound...

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How can hearing aids help?

Hearing aids serve different purposes and needs. The goal of most hearing aid fittings is to make more speech sounds available to the listener. However, simply making sounds...

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Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Wireless Custom Products Now Available

Starkey Hearing Technologies announces three new custom wireless styles.

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