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HLAA Convention: Making Your Home Accessible and Safe

HLAA Convention: Making Your Home Accessible and Safe By Bonnie O’Leary Editor: Here’s Bonnie’s coverage of Joa Duarte’s presentation on how to install and use assistive and alerting devices in your home. My experience is that many folks with hearing loss don’t take advantage of much of this wonderful technology, so hopefully Joe’s workshop got people thinking about it. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...

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Assistive Listening Systems

Assistive Listening Systems By Bill Droogendyk Editor: If you’ve ever wondered about the various assistive listening systems and the advantages and disadvantages of each, here’s a great primer with exactly that information. For more information or for assistance acquiring an assistive device, please point your browser to www.betterhearingsolutions.ca ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ September 2010 Why use an Assistive Listening System? Background noise and ...

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Comfort Contego to be Supplied to the New Mexico State Courts in 2010

Comfort Contego to be Supplied to the New Mexico State Courts in 2010  October 2010 Comfort Audio, technology leader within digital wireless hearing products for people with a hearing loss is pleased to announce that its United States distribution partner has been awarded a contract with the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to provide Interpreting and Assisted Listening equipment ...

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Communications access in transportation for people with hearing loss

Communications access in transportation for people with hearing loss Travel is difficult for people with hearing loss, because they are often denied communications access on commercial transportation. Ever been frustrated while traveling, because you couldn’t understand what was being said? Then you will relate to some of the stories and information on this page. Communications problems can  make traveling a ...

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How to use an Assistive Listening System at the Theater

How to use an Assistive Listening System at the Theater By Janice Lintz Schacter April 2011 The theater is a rich and enjoyable experience, yet it can be a frustrating and stress-producing nightmare if you cannot understand what is happening. Who wants to attend an entertaining event if you may not be able to enjoy the show? The solution is ...

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National Park Service Adds Assistive Technology System

National Park Service Adds Assistive Technology System April 2011 Assistive audio solution enables all guests to enjoy the experience of our National Park Service Softeq Development Corporation is proud to announce the completion of the Durateq(r) Assistive Technology System offering assistive listening and audio description at the New River Gorge National River (U.S. National Park Service) Canyon Rim Visitor Center ...

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New Mobile Translation App for People with Hearing Loss

New Mobile Translation App for People with Hearing Loss July 2011 SpeechTrans has launched SpeechTrans Ultimate for those with hearing loss. The new app enables people with hearing loss to conduct real-time two-way conversations in English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian and German and Mandarin Chinese without the need for sign language or an in-person translator. With SpeechTrans, each person simply ...

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Group assistive listening devices

Group assistive listening devices If there are several people with hearing loss in a group, a system that “broadcasts” what is being said is preferable to a single user device. There are several kinds of systems that do this. The primary advantage is that multiple people can benefit from these systems; the main disadvantage is that they are expensive and ...

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Personal assistive listening devices

Personal assistive listening devices Personal assistive listening devices are intended for the use of a single listener. They may be configured to work with more than one speaker, but they are generally used with a single speaker. The most common device are wired devices like the Pocket Talker. Similar in purpose, but more flexible because it is wireless is thePersonal ...

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