New Developments in Hearing Technology. Dave Gordey, M. Sc. AUD (c). Let’s Talk About…. New Features of Hearing Aids Directionality Noise Reduction Adaptation Manager Datalogging New Designs And Next Generation in Hearing . What is Directionality?. Two microphones
Directionality index (DI) - dB
1.Modulation Based Noise
2. Tristate Noise Management
“Looks like noise”
Introducing Delta. . .
De-construct the auditory scene, find the voice of interest
Not just identifying components, but “following a voice”
Speech events have little or no meaning in isolation – Meaning accumulates over time…
Binaural hearing gives us a sense of place
Binaural hearing allows us to localize
Binauaral hearing is most important for good localization ability
Ensures that auditory system is sent and accurate representation of the spatial environment
Unique- Bandwidth extends up to ~10,000 Hz
. . . can they hear it?
Mobile phone: Hassle free, wire free. Listen with both ears
Connect to your IPOD - Stream music - directly into the hearing aids
Easy to Use.