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Four Simple Inexpensive & Free Steps To Speed Up Your Hearing Device Programming PC

 Nothing is more frustrating to a hearing aid or CI patient than to wait while programming due to slow PC response, usually centered around slow NOAH


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We at The Hearing Blog have been banging the proverbial drum for the benefits of hearing aid speech envelope preservation for some time now: Ear &


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Buried on page 3 of this EE Times article on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) on their 10nM prep & 16 nM tuning, we find this


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Our 3,000 word article on Selecting a CI Surgeon where Best Practices are discussed has generated quite a strong reaction in both the comments and on


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Much has been written about just what colors #TheDress are, whether it’s blue & black, or like we first saw it, white and gold. We’re going to have a little Friday fun and show how this actually


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Can Noise Impulses From Softball Hitting Negatively Affect Your Hearing? Editor’s Note: From time to time The Hearing Blog presents interesting guest articles for our Readers.


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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


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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


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This caught our attention, and made us put on our gEEk hats over morning coffee: Starting at magnetic flux densities of 3 Teslas (3.0 Webers/m² or ≈2.4 million


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iOS 7 default eye candy stuff-up triggers vertigo with hearing impaired & other users

  Apple’s “Parallax” eye candy in the default iOS 7 settings stuff-up is giving untold grief to people who have vestibulo-ocular-reflex (VOR) and other balance disorders:


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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


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The Hearing Blog reviews "Introduction to Electroacoustics & Audio Amplifier Design" by Georgia Tech Professor W Marshall Leach Jr (1940-2010). This book is used as


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First Person Report: Widex M-Dex Hearing Aid Streamer Woes

Atlanta software engineer and applied mathmatician Rippah Ultmuncher shows in his stinging blog entry that although he is having great success with his Widex Clear 440


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London’s Deafinitely Girly shows how the Phonak SoundRecover hearing aid frequency lowering scheme totally wrecks music… And when convolved with the groundbreaking research at Northwestern’s Auditory Neuroscience


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The Remotoscope: The iPhone-based video otoscope from Georgia Tech that enables Telehealth for parents, school nurses, in-home caregivers, and hearing care professionals UPDATE (12/21/2014): The platform was


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Surge Impedance: Why you see the spark when you unplug your iron

One morning last month started off over coffee with a Sherlock Ohms article in Design News Magazine titled Noise Messed With the Automation System …Hmmm, this looked interesting, so


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Moore’s Law, named after Intel co-founder Gordon Moore from his 1965 Electronics Magazine article, posits that the number of transistors on a chip will double about


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What we at The Hearing Blog believe will be the foundation of the "Made for Apple" hearing aids by the Big Six hearing aid manufacturers, starting


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Here is a list of articles that are "in the typewriter" at various stages of completion, pending research, verification, vetting, and lab testing: •Introduction to Electroacoustics &


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The Hearing Blog makes the case using proper thermodynamic terminology when dealing with acoustic wave propagation to use the term "compression" instead of "condensation," as the


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