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Can My Patient Use a Bluetooth® Stethoscope with Wireless Hearing Aids?

By Jenny Groth Hearing aid wearers who must use stethoscopes in their jobs have long been challenged by how to make them work with their hearing aids. Today, hearing aids and stethoscopes are commercially available that each advertise Bluetooth® capabilities, … Continue reading

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Evolving Our Thinking About Wireless Hearing Aids

By Tammara Stender and Jennifer Groth A new trend is affecting the hearing aid market. This trend builds on the application of wireless connectivity between hearing aids and external sound sources, such as televisions, PCs, MP3 players and phones. Wireless … Continue reading

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ReSound Symposium Wrap-up – Wireless Technology

At the ReSound Online Symposium, Hillary Snapp, Assistant Professor at the University of Miami Ear Institute, delivered a presentation on Incorporating Wireless Technology into the Busy Clinic.  Below are the highlights from her presentation. Why Incorporate Wireless Technology? We all … Continue reading

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Wireless Myth #5 – Interference

By Jennifer Groth, M.A. Myth 5:  2.4 GHz is so common that other devices will cause interference with my hearing aids. Interference is no longer an issue due to the advent of a technology called frequency hopping.  Frequency hopping in … Continue reading

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Wireless Myth #4 – The Connection

By Jennifer Groth, M.A. Myth #4: The important part is the wireless connection. Any hearing aid that connects me to the television or phone will do the same job. Of course watching TV and talking on the telephone are key … Continue reading

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Wireless Myth #3 – 2.4 GHz

By Jennifer Groth, M.A. Myth #3: The 2.4 GHz wireless platform isn’t different. All wireless hearing aids work the same way. The fact is that near field magnetic induction technology (described above) does not provide the sound quality, signal strength … Continue reading

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Wireless Myth #2 – Body Worn Streamers

By Jennifer Groth, M.A. Myth #2: ALL “wireless hearing aids” require users to wear something around the neck to be connected. Unfortunately, many of the so-called “wireless” hearing aids currently on the market do require the user to wear a … Continue reading

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