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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 or other SQL database access, or when a Windows reboot


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We at The Hearing Blog have been banging the drum for residual hearing preservation after CI surgery since June, as the post-implant performance is much better, and there is a much lower risk of tinnitus.
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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 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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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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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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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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The Hearing Blog has discovered that Phonak has just cut off all 7,000 hearing aid dispensers in the United States in their new licensing agreement for their Target 4.0 programming software, required to access the new


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Marvel Reveals A New Hero With Cochlear Implants, teaming up with NYC’s Children’s Hearing Institute Many of you remember the cool story from March 2013 about the hearing aid wearing super hero created by Marvel Custom Solutions


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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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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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The Hearing Blog has held off on publishing ratings on the ReSound LiNX “Made for iPhone” (MFi) hearing aid due to current drain issues, as unlike the #13-powered Starkey Halo, the original version was released only in their 312-powered x61 RIC


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