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What everybody ought to know about hearing loss

A list of things that everyone with hearing loss needs to know. Useful for those having problems with their hearing ...

Digital hearing aids

What is a digital hearing aid? What does it do and how does it work? What is a digital hearing aid? Very ...

Buying your first hearing aid

If you are not hearing as much as you would like and you think you may benefit from a hearing ...

Understanding an audiogram (hearing test results)

An audiogram is a record of a hearing test. In other words, it is a graph that shows how well a person can hear different types of sounds. It is used to determine if a person has a hearing loss, and if so, how bad that loss is. The audiogram above is empty, no test […]

turn it off and on again – a quick fix for hearing aid problems

If you’ve ever phoned a computer support helpline or asked your company’s I.T. support team for help then you’ve probably heard these immortal words: “Have you tried turning it off and then on again?” It’s become a bit of a joke but it actually works and solves many computer problems. A computer has two types […]

The awesome power of sound

This is copied from a Reddit post by kerrigan7782 – normally I would just link to external sites but I don’t know if Reddit posts are deleted after a certain amount of time. The text is about the sound being emitted during the take-off of a space rocket. The Saturn V itself, (and all large […]

Audiology Engine: Driving Your Hearing Healthcare Practice Success

I am excited to announce that I’ve been working with Geoffrey Cooling on a new product and service for audiology practices and hearing healthcare providers. Audiology Engine provides an easy-to-use Website Builder for practice websites and all the surrounding services that are needed to ensure that your website, and your practice, is a success. Geoffrey is an […]

An App that lets you converse with the deaf, no sign language necessary

Transcense is a new app that accurately translates conversations in real time so the deaf and hard of hearing can participate in meetings, presentations and conversations. To put that another way: this app wants to provide real-time subtitles/captions where the captions are showing words from any number of people in a group. Founders Thibault Duchemin, […]

Some things to keep in mind when shopping for Bluetooth hearing aids

When you want the latest and greatest in hearing aid technology, Bluetooth is a must-have feature. Bluetooth allows hearing aids to wirelessly communicate with other devices, including the hearing aid in your other ear, your computer, television, cell phone and digital music player. Picking the best Bluetooth hearing aid requires some attention to detail as […]

What breed of dog makes the best hearing dog?

I’d always assumed that bigger breeds of dog were used as Hearing Dogs, probably because our own dog (a west highland terrier) is a law unto himself and when I’m out walking him it always seems like the bigger dogs are better behaved. According to the Hearing Dogs For Deaf People charity the best hearing […]

Unitron’s Flex:trial takes some of the risk out of buying a hearing aid

Unitron introduced their Flex:trial hearing aid in October 2012 and it looks set to make the hearing aid buying process a little less painful. Everyone knows that hearing aids are expensive and people looking to buy are often put off by the big outlay. There has always been a problem with being able to try before […]