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Movie event at Shaw Theatres Balestier organised by The Listening Lab and in collaboration with Advanced Bionics

Posted in FAQ | Updated on March 15, 2024

 

Saturday, 9th March 2024, marks a momentous day for The Listening Lab as it was the first collaborated event with Advanced Bionics (AB) where invitations were extended to our existing AB Cochlear Implant (CI) users to an afternoon of movie screening of Kung Fu Panda 4 at Shaw Theatres Balestier.

Vertical and Adjacent Crosstalk of Induction Loop Systems in NUS COM4

Posted in FAQ | Updated on March 7, 2024

 

The NUS School of Computing is proud to introduce their new facility, the 5-storey COM4 building, where student of NUS’ School of Computing can utilise for various uses from discussions, to learning and teaching labs. The School of Computing has decided ...

Looking for Government Aid for Accessibility?

Posted in FAQ | Updated on March 6, 2024

 

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Accessibility Fund supports building owners in upgrading existing structures with essential accessibility and Universal Design features. Eligible applicants include building owners, lessors, and lessees with the owner's endorsement.

Heightening the benefits for your students with Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants is possible. Here’s how!

Posted in FAQ | Updated on January 18, 2024

 

Detecting sounds in a frequency range between 20 Hertz (Hz) to 20,000Hz and between 0 decibels (dB) and 130dB is something that almost every human being takes for granted. On the other hand, there are a group of individuals who have some form of hearing impairment.

Diversifying Induction Loop Designs

Posted in FAQ | Updated on January 3, 2024

 

Induction Loop Systems have emerged as pivotal aids – revolutionizing accessibility for individuals with hearing impairments. These Induction Loop Systems transmit sound directly into Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants that have a built-in component known as a Telecoil.

Unveiling the Diversity of Loop Mediums used for Induction Loop Systems

Posted in FAQ | Updated on December 7, 2023

 

Induction Loop Systems (ILS) or Hearing Enhancement Systems (HES) have revolutionised accessibility for individuals with hearing impairments, offering a direct and efficient way to transmit audio signals to hearing aids and cochlear implants.

Termination and Commissioning of Induction Loop Systems

Posted in FAQ | Updated on November 22, 2023

 

After the installation of an induction loop, be it a multiloop or a fixed counter loop system, proper termination is required and followed by commissioning of the system with the AV System as a whole before handing over to the end users.

Blue Ear Sign

The Blue Ear Sign

Posted in FAQ | Updated on September 12, 2023

 

This Sign is one that means a world of difference for people with hearing loss. Any facility in Singapore that has this Blue Ear sign also has a hearing loop present. In Singapore, the Blue Ear sign holds profound significance as a symbol of accessibility and inclusion.

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Counter Loops in Singapore: Improving Hearing Aid User Communication

Posted in FAQ | Updated on April 24, 2023

 

Counter loops provide a direct communication solution for individuals with hearing impairments who use hearing aids in an establishment. They allow customers to converse with staff members even in noisy environments such as shopping centres, where background noise can be overwhelming.

Difference between Induction Loop Systems, Digital FM Solutions, Infrared Solutions

Posted in FAQ | Updated on March 23, 2023

 

Induction loop systems use electromagnetic fields to transmit audio from a microphone or other audio source to a hearing aid or cochlear implant. The hearing aid or implant must have a Telecoil or often referred ...

Installing Induction Loop Systems in Singapore

Posted in FAQ | Updated on March 21, 2023

 

An Induction Loop System, or a Hearing Loop System, is a specialized audio system that uses electromagnetic energy to transmit sound directly to hearing aids and cochlear implants. This system is designed to assist individuals with hearing loss better understanding ...

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How Induction Loop Systems are More Superior to FM or IR Systems

Posted in FAQ | Updated on March 3, 2023

 

Learn why induction loop systems are superior to FM or IR systems for both the venues and hearing aid users. Discover the benefits of this cutting-edge technology today.

Enhancement Systems in Schools and Universities

The Benefits of Installing Hearing Enhancement Systems in Schools and Universities

Posted in FAQ | Updated on February 17, 2023

 

When planning renovations or restructuring for a school or university, one should consider installing a Hearing Enhancement System. This system operates in the background and increases the clarity and quality of an input sound source for individuals who use a personal hearing aid or ...

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Do We Really Need Hearing Loops?

Posted in FAQ | Updated on November 28, 2022

 

Why would anyone invested in hearing aids or cochlear implants require anything more than their devices? Don't hearing aids mend a hearing issue like prescription eyeglasses can provide better vision?

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Why are Induction Hearing Loops important?

Posted in FAQ | Updated on November 18, 2022

 

Hearing loop systems are answers for assistive listening, providing access to high-quality discernible sound for hard-of-hearing individuals. Why are hearing loops critical? The methods are beneficial to those with hearing loss, and the need for them is rapidly growing around the world.

Infrared Hearing System

How Does an Infrared Hearing System Work?

Posted in FAQ | Updated on November 4, 2022

 

What is an infrared (IR) hearing system? IR hearing system is an assistive audio system to communicate with deaf and hard-of-hearing people. It is a popular option for an induction loop system. A standard system consists of an infrared ...

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Hearing Loops: Are They Better than Infrared or FM?

Posted in FAQ | Updated on October 28, 2022

 

Frequency modulation (FM), like in radio and Infrared (IF), similar to a TV remote, has been the traditional form of assistive listening and communication for many years. Both systems are inexpensive compared to a loop system, but neither gives a satisfactory experience like a Loop System.

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Where are Audio Induction Loops used?

Posted in FAQ | Updated on October 14, 2022

 

Hearing loops can benefit those hard of hearing in multiple environments, from large venues such as theatres and conference rooms to teaching areas, meeting spaces, and one-to-one transmissions such as reception desks and ticketing counters.

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What is a Hearing Loop?

Posted in FAQ | Updated on October 7, 2022

 

Hearing loss is quite common in Singapore. It affects as many as 360,000 persons, and with the aging population, it is expected to increase. Now, more than ever, there are more hearing aid users, as 1 in 11 Singaporeans have hearing loss.