Browsing: Assistive Listening 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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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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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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We at The Hearing Blog recommend FM or digital “spouse mic” assistive listening device (ALD) use for all hearing impaired people, so it warmed our hearts when our friends at AudiologyOnline.com offered three outstanding webinars presented by Linda Thibodeau


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The FM assistive listening system is one of the most powerful weapons in the arsenal against deafness, especially with children, which is why many experts as well as we at The Hearing Blog believe it should


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Digital FM assistive listening systems are a step up from older analog FM systems, as interference has become a growing problem, especially with CI’s, in our increasingly crowded frequency spectrum. To that end, the Phonak Roger is a


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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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Part and parcel for direct iPhone communications to hearing aids & CI’s is support for the Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (“BLE”) protocol: Apple has had it in iOS for over a year; and now finally Google’s Android


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Breaking News: Cochlear’s new Nucleus 6 cochlear implant speech processor will use GN ReSound Unite 2.45 gHz wireless streaming accessories, rendering obsolete troublesome FM systems. Back in September we reported on Cochlear licensing GN ReSound’s 2.45 gHz


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On occasion we get very interesting reader comments; and this one from ReSound fires the first shot in the “Made for iPhone” War, Part 1 left by Hank is good enough to merit a separate article: I have the Verso


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