Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids

Cochlear Receives FDA Approval of the Aqua+ Accessory - the Cochlear(TM) Nucleus

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Aqua+ accessory, the only waterproof behind-the-ear solution for cochlear implant recipients on the market today. The Aqua+ is a form-fitting, easy-to-use, versatile accessory that allows Cochlear™ Nucleus® 5 and Nucleus...

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Cochlear Announces the Nucleus

MUMBAI, India - Cochlear Limited, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, has announced the launch of Nucleus® 6 in India, its next generation cochlear implant sound processor. Nucleus 6 delivers industry first innovations designed to provide superior outcomes in a way that makes hearing a lot easier for the recipient - in the smallest sound processor on the market. Built on a...

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Utah Audiologist Installs Hearing Loop from Listen Technologies

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah audiologist, Dr. Anne Lobdell, is the first audiologist in the state to install a hearing loop system in her office. The hearing loop system, provided by Listen Technologies transmits clear, amplified sound directly to an individual's hearing aid or cochlear implant. Hearing loop technology consists of a sound system connected to a wire or induction loop that circles a...

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Robot-Controlled Acoustic Holography Helps Hearing Aid Development
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Robot-Controlled Acoustic Holography Helps Hearing Aid Development

Denmark – Hearing aid manufacturers are constantly striving to improve speech intelligibility and comfortable listening, with researchers investigating computer-aided technology to design better hearing aids by improving sound transmission, reducing noise interference and feedback. According to Poul Kristensen, Senior Acoustic Engineer at GN ReSound: The big challenge in hearing aids is to...

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Designing and Specifying the Right Loudspeaker System for Emergency Mass Notification in Public Venues
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Designing and Specifying the Right Loudspeaker System for Emergency Mass Notification in Public Venues

For every industry, there is nothing more crucial than having effective strategies for dealing with emergency situations. These are events you never hope for, but want the assurance of having the right solutions implemented when time is of the essence. Loudspeaker system optimization is essential when ensuring that communication is not lost when it is most needed. In this guide, you will learn about what key points to keep in mind when designing a loudspeaker system for your campus. This includes performing an on-site sound survey, selecting the right equipment for your applications, complementing your system with the right technology solutions, creating pre-assigned messages for different emergency situations, and having system accessibility no matter the circumstances. Download this guide for additional information on these public safety measures.

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Hearing Aids

Cochlear Implant optimizes hearing in every environment.

Nucleus® 6 System employs SmartSound® iQ advanced sound processing, which optimizes performance in every hearing situation, and provides automation with scene classifier (SCAN), which analyses sound environment and automatically applies best sound processing technology. Along with direct wireless connectivity to sound processor, features include integrated hearing aid functionality in every...

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Oticon Standardizes on Synopsys Low Power Implementation Solution

Achieves aggressive 400 microwatt power goal on multi-core hearing aid DSP IC Highlights: · Oticon uses Synopsys' low power solution to design its most power-efficient hearing aid DSP IC · Several advanced low power techniques, Synopsys Embedded Memories and Standard Cells used to meet 400 microwatt budget · Oticon improved designer productivity with Synopsys' Lynx Design System Synopsys, Inc....

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Hearing Aids

Wireless Device links hearing aids and Bluetooth phones.

Enabling users of Velocity(TM) hearing aids to wirelessly connect to Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones, sonicBLU wireless communication device has up to 10 m operating range, weighs 10 g, and measures 42 x 24 x 12 mm. It utilizes rechargeable lithium-ion battery, with charging time of 1½-2 hr, for up to 4 hr of talk time and up to 70 hr of stand-by time.

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AMI Semiconductor's Ezairo(TM) DSP Platform Selected by Two Pi for its Next Generation of Sound Processing Algorithms

Ezairo delivers outstanding performance to enhance Two Pi's Direct Hearing algorithm suite for hearing aids Pocatello, Idaho (October 17, 2007) -- AMI Semiconductor (NASDAQ: AMIS), a designer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art mixed-signal and digital products for the automotive, medical, industrial, and military/aerospace sectors, announced today that Two Pi Signal Processing Applications GmbH...

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AMIS Collects Prestigious e-Legacy Award for Medical Advances

Readers of Electronic Product Design (EPD) magazine vote for Ezairo to win Pocatello, Idaho - November 12, 2007 - AMI Semiconductor's Ezairo(TM) 5900 series of reconfigurable application-specific signal processors (RASSP) was announced the winner in the 'Medical Advancement' category at the first ever e-Legacy Awards, held in London at the Tate Modern on Thursday, November 1st. The awards, hosted...

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Aqua Dam Water Filled Flood Barrier
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Aqua Dam Water Filled Flood Barrier

Aqua Dam is the ultimate solution for large-scale water control projects. It combines lightweight, large size, and portability all in one innovative product. To learn more about the uses, and applications of Aqua Dam, or to see it in action, check out our new video to get all the details.

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