Browsing: Assistive devices

Bragi Brings Real-Time Translation To Hearables

Two years ago Phonak released an April Fools video of "teen-speak" which translates slang into proper English… And today in NYC hearable manufacturer Bragi brought it to reality, with new compatibility with iTranslate, the popular translation


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Sonova made a Big Splash here at The Hearing Blog, introducing the first 2.4 gHz all-digital "Moore's Law" 802.15.4 Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0 and 802.11 b/g/n WiFi radio chip, debuting in 2016… And we are quite


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Today's Guest Article is on 2.45 gHz streaming audio by 802.11 WiFi as well as 802.15.4 Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy ("BLE"), and the various ways both protocols coexist side-by-side both for audio streaming and control. This


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The Apple Watch has been a huge success for people interested in keeping up with their health, fitness and wellness. From reminding you to move around if you’ve been sitting for too long to telling you


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The Digital “Moore’s Law” radio we first reported on in September 2012 will be the disruptive technology for wireless audio & data distribution to hearing aids & CI’s using the 2.45gHz ISM band via 802.11 WiFi


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London’s Molly Watt is an amazing 20 year old lady who has Usher Syndrome type IIa, which left her severely deaf at birth and is progressively blinding her with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). As part of our


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In a previous article on selecting the appropriate Phonak Roger receiver, we urged that all hearing impaired children use FM or digital Remote Mic technology to give them the improved signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio to increase their listening ease, hence


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Sonova held their 2014 Capital Markets Day for European stock analysts on October 14th …And they were Not Impressed at all. First, expectations that new Phonak and Unitron “Venture” hearing aids would match ReSound/Cochlear1 and Starkey offerings with UHF digital


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ReSound & Cochlear Wireless Accessory Compatibility

[SEE ARTICLE FOR LATEST UPDATES 4/17/2017] Over the last four years GN ReSound has released nine separate Unite wireless accessories for use with the Alera, Verso, LiNX and Enzo hearing aids, along with parallel models sold


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Nucleus 6 CI users in North America: The FDA’s Medical Device branch in Maryland has finally approved the 2.4 gHz digital wireless accessories licensed from GN ReSound according to this bulletin from Cochlear Americas, a full


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Warm greetings go out to our new friends in IT coming in via the WServer News Tip of the Week for September 8th! Connecting a CaptionCall phone to a simple encrypted WiFi network is relatively straightforward. However, we


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Learn how cables affect drive performance and get tips to help ensure your variable frequency drive (VFD) system operates as expected …And not interfere with hearing aids, cochlear implants, and audio frequency induction (“hearing”) loop systems.


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 Or, “when you’re up to your ass in alligators, it’s hard to remember you’re draining the swamp” Life of Pi has opened to deservedly huge crowds due to rave reviews; but what is the experience if you


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Sarah "Speak Up Librarian" Wegleys' first-person account of her success story using a Bellman Audio Domino Pro FM system in her workplace to help her perform her daily job duties.


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