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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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?
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.