National Skin Centre

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One Punggol

The Singapore National Skin Centre (NSC) stands as a beacon of dermatological excellence in the heart of Southeast Asia. Established in November 1988, it has evolved into a world-class institution dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and research of skin disorders. Nestled in the Novena medical hub, the NSC caters to a diverse range of dermatological needs, offering cutting-edge services and fostering a holistic approach to skin health.

 

As a tertiary referral centre, the NSC plays a pivotal role in providing specialized care for complex skin conditions. Its team of highly skilled dermatologists, nurses, and support staff collaborate to deliver personalized treatment plans, ensuring the well-being of patients from Singapore and beyond. The centre’s commitment to patient-centric care is evident in its state-of-the-art facilities, where advanced diagnostic tools and therapeutic modalities are employed to address a myriad of skin ailments.

 

Beyond clinical excellence, the NSC is a hub for dermatological research and education. The centre actively engages in groundbreaking studies, contributing to the global body of knowledge in dermatology. Through continuous medical education programs, the NSC cultivates a culture of learning, nurturing the next generation of dermatologists and healthcare professionals.

 

The NSC also takes pride in its community outreach initiatives, striving to raise awareness about skin health and preventive measures. Regular screenings, educational campaigns, and collaborations with local organizations underscore the centre’s commitment to promoting skin wellness at a population level.

 

In essence, the Singapore National Skin Centre stands tall as a testament to Singapore's dedication to healthcare innovation. With its unwavering focus on patient care, research, education, and community engagement, the NSC exemplifies the nation's commitment to fostering a healthier, more informed society.

 

The Listening lab is privileged to have implemented Hearing Loop Systems for The NSC’s new building for the convenience of Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant users who visits. The Hearing Loop Systems can be found in the Multi-Purpose Room and in the Seminar Room located at Levels 1 and 3 respectively.

 

Individuals with Hearing Aids and Cochlear implants would be able to benefit from the Hearing Loop Systems when they switch to their ‘Telecoil’ setting. For those who face some challenges due to their telecoil setting not being configured or properly set-up, please advise them to consult their audiologist for assistance.

 

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One Punggol

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One Punggol

Nestled in the northeastern of Singapore lies the vibrant district of Punggol, often hailed as the epitome of modern living combined with natural beauty. Once a sleepy fishing village, Punggol has transformed into a bustling hub offering a blend of urban amenities and serene landscapes. With its picturesque waterfront, residents and visitors are treated to stunning panoramic views.

 

The newest addition to serve the community in Punggol lies One Punggol, where there are 9 Co-Location Partners under one roof, providing community, cultural, civic and lifestyle facilities. It serves a refreshing model of integration for greater spatial efficiency through co-location and co-sharing facilities while promoting exciting opportunities for interactive collaboration between the 9 Co-Location Partners.

 

The 9 Co-Location Partners consist of;

  1. One Punggol Community Club (CC)
  2. Punggol Regional Library (NLB)
  3. Hawker Centre
  4. Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) Childcare Centre
  5. Housing Development Board (HDB) Branch Office
  6. Ministry of Health (MOH)/KKH Department of Child Development (KKH-DCD)
  7. MOH/Senior Care Centre (SCC) St Luke’s Eldercare
  8. MOH/Health Sciences Authority (HAS) Blood Collection Centre
  9. MOH/Kidney Dialysis Centre (KCD)

The Listening Lab is honoured to have installed 2 Counter Loop systems located at One Punggol’s KKH-DCD Centre located at Level 4 and another at ServiceSG Centre, located at Level 1. Hearing Aid and Cochlear implant users are able to benefit from the Counter Loops after switching ON their Telecoil function and enjoy seamless conversation with the staff at the counters without the distractions of background noises – especially when important information is being shared.

 

If their Telecoil function is not configured or properly set-up, please do advise them to consult their audiologist for assistance.

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The Frontier Community Club

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The Frontier Community Club

The Frontier Community Club, situated within walking distance from Boon Lay MRT Station and Jurong Point Shopping Centre, is a vibrant hub that encapsulates the essence of community bonding and engagement. With fostering a sense of togetherness among residents in mind, this dynamic Community Centre has become an integral part of the neighbourhood.

 

At Frontier Community Club - diversity thrives. The centre hosts a wide array of activities and events that cater to all age groups and interests. From fitness classes that keep the young and young-at-heart active, to cultural workshops that celebrate Singapore's rich heritage, there's something for everyone. Children can enjoy educational programs and play areas, while adults can explore lifelong learning opportunities.

 

What sets Frontier Community Club apart is its commitment to inclusivity. The facility is wheelchair-accessible, ensuring that everyone can participate in its offerings. Moreover, the centre actively engages with seniors, promoting intergenerational activities that bridge gaps and foster meaningful connections.

 

This bustling hub encourages social interactions, forging lasting friendships among neighbours. The cheerful staff is always ready to assist and create a warm, welcoming atmosphere. They frequently organize community events, ranging from festivals and exhibitions to informative seminars, which serve as a platform for residents to bond and exchange ideas.

 

The Frontier Community Club serves as a testament to the power of community in bringing people closer. It's more than just a place; it's a haven where individuals come together to celebrate their differences and shared experiences, ultimately making the neighbourhood a better place to live.

 

The Listening Lab is proud to have implemented Hearing Loop Systems at Frontier Community Club’s retractable chair located in Frontier CC’s Multi-Purpose Room 2 located at Level 3. Retractable chairs are capable of being folded and retracted to wall at the rear of the wall when not in use to allow for an open space for other uses. Hearing aid or Cochlear Implant users can simply switch to the ‘Telecoil’ setting to enjoy the full benefits of the Hearing loop system has to offer. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do advise them to consult their audiologist for assistance.

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Asian Civilisation Museum

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Asian Civilisation Museum

The Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore is an immersive journey through the diverse cultures that shape Asia's rich heritage. Housed in a majestic neoclassical building along the Singapore River, this museum is a treasure trove of artistic, religious, and historical artifacts spanning centuries.

 

Visitors are transported through time as they explore galleries dedicated to various civilizations across Asia, from the intricate artistry of ancient China to the spiritual depth of Indian religions. The museum's exhibits vividly showcase the interconnectedness of cultures through trade, migration, and shared ideologies. Marvel at the exquisite ceramics, sculptures, textiles, and jewelry, each piece narrating tales of craftsmanship and cultural exchange. Interactive displays and multimedia presentations breathe life into history, allowing visitors to delve deeper into the significance of each artifact.

 

The museum's commitment to education is evident in its engaging programs and workshops catering to diverse audiences, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation of Asia's multifaceted heritage. Special exhibitions frequently grace its halls, offering fresh perspectives on regional histories and contemporary issues. With its thought-provoking displays and commitment to cultural understanding, the Asian Civilisation Museum stands as a beacon of enlightenment, inviting visitors to embark on a captivating odyssey through the vibrant tapestry of Asia's civilizations.

 

The Listening Lab is honored to have implemented a Hearing Loop System for Asian Civilisation Museum. Museum-goers wearing Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants can enjoy the benefits of the Hearing Loop System at the Museum’s Reception Counter. Hearing aid or Cochlear Implant users can simply switch to the ‘Telecoil’ setting to hear the receptionist for better communication. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do advise them to consult their audiologist for assistance.

 

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IKEA Alexandra

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IKEA

Nestled in the vibrant heart of Alexandra in Singapore lies an iconic Swedish haven that transcends mere retail—it’s an experiential journey through the realms of design, functionality, and innovation. IKEA Alexandra stands as a testament to the brand’s ethos: making beautifully designed furniture and home essentials accessible to all.

 

Upon stepping into the store, visitors are immediately greeted by the familiar scent of Swedish meatballs wafting from the bustling restaurant—a precursor to the sensory adventure that awaits. The store's layout, a labyrinthine path through meticulously curated room setups, invites patrons to envision their ideal living spaces. From cozy bedrooms that beckon restful slumber to kitchen displays brimming with culinary inspiration, each section transports guests into a world of possibilities.

 

Interactivity is key at IKEA Alexandra. Shoppers are encouraged to touch, feel, and test the merchandise, fostering an immersive shopping experience. Alongside the aisles housing flat-packed furniture and stylish home accessories, a bustling marketplace teems with an array of smaller items, beckoning with its colourful displays and affordable delights. Friendly staff members, adorned in the iconic blue and yellow uniforms, readily assist with their knowledge, guiding customers through the myriad of choices.

 

Families find solace in Småland, the supervised play area for children—a sanctuary where parents can shop without worry while their little ones engage in creative play. Meanwhile, aroma of freshly brewed coffee from the café serves as a beacon for tired feet seeking respite while others truly delve into the Swedish cuisine by indulging in IKEA’s famed Swedish meatballs and wash it down with lingonberry juice, replenishing their energy for the remainder of their furniture shopping journey.

 

Navigating through the store, patrons encounter a haven for DIY enthusiasts. Alongside each product, informative signage and brochures elucidate the simplicity of assembly, empowering customers to envision the final product in their own homes. For those burdened by the logistical challenge of transporting their purchases, IKEA's delivery and assembly services offer a seamless solution. Whether it's a modest decorative piece or an entire room's worth of furnishings, customers can arrange for hassle-free delivery and expert assembly at their convenience.

 

As dusk descends and the store's lights shimmer, visitors leave, laden with flat-packed treasures and inspired visions for their living spaces. The IKEA experience transcends a mere shopping trip; it's a voyage through design innovation, sustainability, and the essence of a Swedish ethos—simplicity, functionality, and affordability for all.

 

The IKEA store in Alexandra, Singapore, isn’t just a retail outlet; it's a sanctuary where design dreams take flight, leaving an indelible mark on every visitor—a true testament to the brand's global legacy. This portrayal encapsulates the essence of what an IKEA store in Alexandra, Singapore, might offer, blending elements of exploration, functionality, and the brand's commitment to sustainable innovation.

 

IKEA Alexandra's Kitchen Planning Section

IKEA Alexandra has had a new addition to their accessibility efforts in the store, catered towards the hearing impaired. Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant users can find a Hearing Loop System at the store’s Kitchen Planning Section, whereby they would be able to benefit from the system by switching their Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants to the Telecoil mode – from there, they will be able to hear and communication better with the Kitchen Specialist.

 

The store isn’t merely a marketplace; it’s a hub of sustainability and innovation. Displays highlighting eco-friendly initiatives and space-saving solutions echo IKEA's commitment to a greener future. Recycling stations and information booths educate visitors on the brand's dedication to minimizing its environmental footprint. Apart from that, IKEA is already heading towards a future to be more inclusive by implementing accessibility features that can greatly benefit those who need them from those who are wheelchair bound to those who have hearing impairment.

 

Children's Museum Singapore

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Children's Museum Singapore

Children's Museum Singapore

Children's Museum Singapore @ https://www.facebook.com/childrensmuseumsingapore/

Formerly the Singapore Philatelic Museum, The Children’s Museum Singapore sports a colorful exterior façade, is a venue of wonder and joyful learning, dedicated for children ages 12 years old and below. As its tagline suggest, “Start with Wonder”, brings about to introduce a museum for young visitors and their families to their museum-going experience. It is a place for children to sustain and nurture their sense of curiosity to explore, experiment and facilitate a safe and conducive environment for learning through play.

 

Supported by educators and industry professionals who provided beneficial input to as part of the museum’s strategy to impart and develop life skills to their young visitors. The museum frequents partnering with interested researchers by organising educational programmes in collaboration with educators throughout the year to cater to children of varying age groups and abilities.

 

With interactive galleries carefully curated throughout the museum, children of all ages can expect their senses to be stimulated, curiosity evoked and motivated to learn. One hands-on exhibit invites children to participate in tying a reef knot or activating a water pump and will also catch a whiff of aromatic spices which reflects the stories of Singapore’s early migrants and settlers who shape and built Singapore through difficult times and how they overcame it – imparting the value of resilience and unity to forge a new nation to the children.

 

The Listening Lab is honored to have implemented a Hearing Loop Systems for Children’s Museum Singapore. Museum-goers wearing Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants can enjoy the benefits of the Hearing Loop System at the Museum’s Reception/Ticket Counter. Hearing aid or Cochlear Implant users can simply switch to the ‘Telecoil’ setting to hear the receptionist for better communication. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do advise them to consult their audiologist for assistance.

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If you are looking for the same improvement or upgrade in your environment, contact us today at +65 6817 5100 or email us at hes@listeninglab.sg to learn more about how we can help you create inclusive and accessible spaces with hearing loop systems in Singapore.

Slingshot Singapore

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Slingshot Singapore

Slingshot Singapore (slingshot.sg)

Slingshot Singapore (slingshot.sg)

The Slingshot Thrill Ride in Clarke Quay, Singapore, is the ultimate adventure for thrill-seekers. This heart-pounding experience launches riders into the sky at breakneck speeds, providing an adrenaline rush like no other. Located in the vibrant Clarke Quay entertainment district, the Slingshot is a breathtaking sight, towering over the Singapore River. Riders are secured in a capsule and catapulted high into the air, with views of the city skyline and riverfront that are nothing short of spectacular.

 

The Slingshot is not just a ride; it's an experience that leaves riders with lasting memories. The combination of exhilarating G-forces and breathtaking views creates an unparalleled adventure that is perfect for those seeking an adrenaline rush and an unforgettable journey above the city.

 

Whether you're a local or a tourist, the Slingshot Thrill Ride in Clarke Quay is a must-try. It promises an adventure that will leave you exhilarated and in awe of Singapore's stunning urban landscape, making it a standout attraction in the heart of this bustling entertainment district.

 

The Listening Lab is thrilled to have supported Slingshot at Clarke Quay by having implemented a Hearing Loop System. Thrill-seekers who are wearing Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants can enjoy the full benefits of the Hearing Loop System at their main ticketing counter. Simply switch their Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants to the ‘Telecoil’ setting. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do consult their audiologist for assistance.

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If you are looking for the same improvement or upgrade in your environment, contact us today at +65 6817 5100 or email us at hes@listeninglab.sg to learn more about how we can help you create inclusive and accessible spaces with hearing loop systems in Singapore.

JTC Space @ Tuas

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JTC Space @ Tuas

JTC Space @ Tuas

JTC Space @ Tuas

JTC Space at Tuas in Singapore is a cutting-edge industrial and logistics hub that represents the epitome of modern business infrastructure. Located strategically in the western part of Singapore, this state-of-the-art facility spans vast acres, catering to the dynamic needs of industries. This sprawling complex boasts a myriad of features, including high-tech warehousing facilities, customizable industrial spaces, and advanced logistics solutions. It's a beacon for businesses seeking efficient supply chain management and streamlined operations.

 

What sets JTC Space at Tuas apart is its commitment to sustainability. The entire site is designed with eco-conscious principles, featuring green spaces, energy-efficient infrastructure, and water management systems. It's not just a place of business; it's a testament to Singapore's commitment to environmental stewardship. Moreover, its location at Tuas, a bustling industrial zone, provides easy access to key transportation arteries. Proximity to major ports and transport routes makes it a prime choice for companies involved in international trade and logistics.

 

In summary, JTC Space at Tuas is a testament to Singapore's innovation in the industrial sector. It combines cutting-edge infrastructure with sustainable design, offering a promising environment for businesses seeking growth, efficiency, and a greener future.

 

Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant users can benefit with the use of FM Systems. Simply head down to the information counter and request to loan out the FM System which has a neck loop. It has to be worn around the neck which generates a magnetic field which is then picked up by the Hearing Aid or Cochlear Implant, after being selected to the T-Coil or Telecoil Setting. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do advise them to consult their audiologist for assistance.

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Mandai Bird Paradise

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Mandai Bird Paradise

Mandai Bird Paradise

Mandai Bird Paradise

Nestled in the lush greenery of Mandai, Bird Paradise is a captivating avian haven. Home to over 300 species, it's a tropical oasis where visitors can connect with nature and experience the vibrant world of birds. Walking through beautifully landscaped enclosures, one will encounter a wide array of feathered friends, from majestic eagles to colourful parrots, to the waddling penguins. The immersive exhibits provide insights into the birds' natural habitats, creating an educational and entertaining experience for all ages.

 

One of the park's highlights is the Waterfall Aviary, a breathtaking space where visitors can admire an enchanting waterfall and get up close with free-flying parrots. The Lory Loft, another must-see, allows you to feed these playful birds and get hands-on with nature. Bird Paradise is more than just a visual spectacle. It's a hub for conservation efforts, with educational programs and engaging exhibits that underscore the importance of protecting these unique species and their ecosystems.

 

Set in the heart of Mandai's greenery, Bird Paradise offers a serene escape from the city's hustle and bustle. Whether you're a bird enthusiast or simply seeking a tranquil retreat, this sanctuary in Mandai, Singapore, promises a memorable and enriching experience with our feathered friends.

 

The Listening Lab is proud to have implemented Hearing Loop Systems for Bird Paradise in Mandai. Hearing aid and cochlear implant users can find these systems at the Guest Service counter - located near the entrance of Bird Paradise, the Enquiries and Membership counter located at the Membership Area and also the Bird Paradise Classroom.

 

Individuals with Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants would be able to benefit from the Hearing Loop System when they switch to the ‘Telecoil’ setting. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do advise them to consult their audiologist for assistance.

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If you are looking for the same improvement or upgrade in your environment, contact us today at +65 6817 5100 or email us at hes@listeninglab.sg to learn more about how we can help you create inclusive and accessible spaces with hearing loop systems in Singapore.

St. Joseph’s Church

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St. Joseph’s Church

St. Joseph’s Church

St. Joseph’s Church

St. Joseph’s Church on Victoria Street, is an exquisite blend of history, faith, and architectural marvel. Built in 1853, it stands as one of Singapore's oldest Catholic churches. The church's Neo-Gothic design, characterized by soaring spires and intricate stained glass, is a testament to its enduring grandeur.

 

Inside, a sense of serenity prevails with a stunning altar and religious artworks adorning the interior. Regular masses and religious ceremonies offer a spiritual refuge to the city's Catholic community.

St Joseph's Church Nave

St Joseph's Church Nave

Located in the vibrant Bras Basah-Bugis district, St. Joseph’s Church is not just a place of worship but also a symbol of Singapore's commitment to preserving cultural heritage and religious diversity. It welcomes visitors from all backgrounds, fostering a sense of unity.

 

Visiting St. Joseph Church at Victoria Street provides a chance to explore history, faith, and architectural beauty, enriching one's understanding of Singapore's rich cultural tapestry. It stands as an enduring beacon of spirituality and cultural significance in the heart of the city.

West Wing Semi Transept

West Wing Semi Transept

Front of Altar

Front of Altar

The Listening Lab is proud to have implemented Hearing Loop Systems for St. Joseph’s Church for the convenience of Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant users who attend mass. These systems can be found at the Nave, the West Wing Semi Transept and also in front of the Main Altar.

 

Individuals with Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants would be able to benefit from the Hearing Loop System when they switch to the ‘Telecoil’ setting. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do consult their audiologist for assistance.

St Joseph's Church Blue Ear Sign

St Joseph's Church Blue Ear Sign

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Woodlands Memorial

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Woodlands Memorial Columbarium

Woodlands Memorial

Woodlands Memorial

Photo: The Straits Times

 

The Woodlands Memorial Columbarium, located at 7 Woodlands Industrial Park E8, stands as a place of solace and remembrance, dedicated to preserving the memories of loved ones. This columbarium provides a serene haven for families to honour and cherish those who have passed away.

 

The columbarium's design exudes a sense of serenity and respect, with carefully crafted niches that house urns containing the ashes of the departed. The architecture seamlessly blends modern aesthetics with the cultural richness of Singapore, creating a harmonious environment for reflection. Visitors are greeted with an atmosphere of reverence and tranquillity. The beautifully landscaped gardens offer a peaceful backdrop for contemplation and prayer. It is a space where the bereaved can find comfort and solace in the midst of their grief.

 

This columbarium is not just a repository for ashes; it's a place where memories come alive. Families can personalize the niches with photographs, mementos, and tributes, creating a heartfelt and meaningful tribute to their loved ones. It is a testament to the enduring bonds of family and the importance of keeping memories alive.

 

Amidst the bustling urban landscape of Singapore, the Woodlands Memorial Columbarium stands as a place of quiet reflection and connection. It serves as a reminder that while life may be fleeting, the love and memories we share with our departed loved ones endure. This columbarium is a place where those memories are cherished and honoured, providing a sense of closure and continuity in the journey of life and death.

 

Hearing Loop Systems have been implemented in 5 Wake Halls on Level 5 and 6 respectively and 4 Wake Halls on Level 7. Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid users are able to take full advantage of the Hearing Loop Systems implemented would have to switch ON their Telecoil mode to enjoy the benefits of the system. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do consult their audiologist for assistance.

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We take pride in providing cutting-edge Hearing Loop Systems that enhance the experience for both Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid users. Just as we've transformed this sacred space, we can do the same for your venue. Whether you're a place of worship, a cultural institution, or any space where clear communication is vital, let us help you create an inclusive environment for all.

 

Reach out to us at The Listening Lab today to explore how our Hearing Loop Systems can elevate your space and ensure that everyone can hear and be heard, fostering a sense of connection and inclusion. Preserve memories and enhance accessibility with our expertise – because every space deserves to be as special as Woodlands Memorial Columbarium. Call us now at +65 6817 5100 to get started on your journey towards enhancing accessibility and inclusivity.

Khalid Mosque

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Khalid Mosque

Khalid Mosque

Khalid Mosque

Masjid Khalid or Khalid Mosque, is a serene haven of Islamic spirituality and architectural elegance. Established in 1917, it stands as one of the oldest mosques in the city-state. The mosque's stunning design seamlessly blends traditional Islamic motifs with contemporary aesthetics, exemplifying Singapore's multicultural landscape.

 

Its distinctive dome and minaret, adorned with intricate calligraphy, draw visitors and faithful alike. Inside, the mosque exudes a sense of tranquility, with a spacious prayer hall featuring ornate carpets and beautiful chandeliers. The mosque accommodates both daily prayers and special occasions, fostering a strong sense of community.

 

The Khalid Mosque plays a vital role in promoting interfaith harmony, offering educational programs and welcoming visitors of all backgrounds to learn about Islam. Its central location in the heart of Singapore makes it accessible and visible, symbolizing the nation's commitment to religious diversity.

 

Visiting Khalid Mosque is not only an opportunity for spiritual reflection but also a chance to appreciate the rich cultural tapestry that Singapore proudly embraces. As a symbol of unity and inclusivity, this historic mosque stands as a testament to the nation's multicultural spirit.

 

Khalid Mosque L2 Prayer Hall

Khalid Mosque L2 Prayer Hall

Khalid Mosque L2 Prayer Hall

Khalid Mosque L2 Prayer Hall

The Listening Lab is proud to have implemented Hearing Loop Systems for Khalid Mosque, catered for Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant users. These systems can be found at Prayer Halls on Level 2 Mezzanine and Level 4.

Khalid Mosque L4 Auditorium

Khalid Mosque L4 Auditorium

Khalid Mosque L4 Auditorium

Khalid Mosque L4 Auditorium

Hearing Aid and Cochlear implant users who attend Friday prayers and normal prayers and would be advised to head to Level 2 or Level 4 to benefit the implemented Hearing Loop System when they switch their Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants to the ‘Telecoil’ setting. If their Telecoil mode is not configured or properly set-up, please do consult their audiologist.

 

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If you are looking for the same improvement or upgrade in your environment, contact us today at +65 6817 5100 or email us at hes@listeninglab.sg to learn more about how we can help you create inclusive and accessible spaces with hearing loop systems in Singapore.

Changi Airport Terminal 4

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Changi Airport Terminal 4

Changi Airport Terminal 4, unveiled in 2017, is an epitome of modern aviation innovation. Seamlessly blending cutting-edge technology and architectural refinement, it redefines the travel experience. The terminal's "Fast and Seamless Travel" concept revolutionizes convenience with automated check-ins, bag drops, and security checks, expediting passenger flow. Inside, captivating art installations and abundant natural light create an inviting ambiance.

 

T4's allure lies in its immersive self-boarding gates, merging information and entertainment seamlessly. Its engaging displays guide passengers through boarding processes while keeping them informed. Gastronomic delights await at a diverse range of eateries, showcasing global cuisines and local flavors. Duty-free shopping, enriched by high-end boutiques, enhances retail therapy.

 

Reflecting Singapore's commitment to sustainability, T4 incorporates eco-friendly elements. The skylights allows natural lights in and lush garden oasis evoke nature, contributing to the Garden City image. Luxurious lounges offer relaxation, equipped with premium amenities. Terminal 4 embodies Singapore's dedication to reinventing travel through technology, aesthetics, and environmental mindfulness.

Changi Airport Terminal 4 South Counter

Changi Airport Terminal 4 South Counter

The Listening Lab is proud to have implemented Induction Loop Systems for 2 information counters in the transit area of Terminal 4. Hearing Aid and Cochlear implant users can enjoy the benefits of the Induction Loop System at the South Information Counter, nearest to “The Cocoa Trees” and the North Information Counter, nearest to “iStudio”.

Changi Airport Terminal 4 North Counter

Changi Airport Terminal 4 North Counter

Hearing Aid and Cochlear implant users can simply walk up to the counters and switch on their Telecoil mode which blocks out environment noise and receives crisp and clear audio from the counter staff.

 

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Singapore Airlines Lounge at Terminal 3

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Singapore Airlines Lounge at Terminal 3

AWWA School @ Bedok, Singapore

The Private Room Multiloop

Nestled within Changi Airport Terminal 3, the Singapore Airlines Lounge is a sanctuary of luxury and serenity. Displaying the airline's legendary hospitality, the lounge offers a haven before takeoff. The design prominently displays sophistication, from plush seating to elegant aesthetics.

 

Culinary excellence takes center stage, with an array of dining options rivaling gourmet restaurants. Passengers savor global cuisines, complemented by fine wines and refreshments. Well-appointed workspaces cater to business travelers, equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi and charging stations.

 

Impeccable service defines the lounge experience, ensuring every need is met. Those desiring relaxation find comfort in private relaxation corners, while rejuvenating showers offer relief during long layovers. The lounge echoes Singapore Airlines' commitment to luxury and comfort, elevating the pre-flight experience to unparalleled heights.

 

The Listening Lab is proud to have implemented Hearing Loop Systems in Singapore Airlines’ Lounge at Terminal 3, catered for Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant users. These systems can be found at the First-Class Lounge and The Private Room.

 

First Class Lounge Counter Loop

First Class Lounge Multiloop

In the First-Class Lounge, easily identified by the brown carpets, the Hearing Loop Systems can be found at the row of seats, next to the bar and also the desk that seats up to 4 pax. Whereas Hearing Loop Systems in The Private Room, identified by the blue carpets, can be located in the seats that is in the middle row and also a desk that seats up to 4 pax located on the beautiful marble-design floor tiles.

The Private Room Multiloop

The Private Room Counter Loop

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Shaw Theatres Balestier

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Overspilling Effect: Enhancing Accessibility for the Hearing Impaired in Shaw Theatres Balestier

AWWA School @ Bedok, Singapore

In today's world, accessibility and inclusivity are paramount considerations across various domains, including public spaces, performances, and events. One crucial aspect of inclusivity involves ensuring that individuals with hearing impairments can fully participate and enjoy these experiences.

 

To address this need, induction loop systems have emerged as powerful tools, providing direct sound transmission to hearing aids and cochlear implants, bypassing background noise and delivering clear audio to the listener.

 

While induction loops have revolutionised accessibility, a particular challenge arises when these systems are installed in adjacent rooms or spaces. This challenge is known as the overspilling effect, where the magnetic field generated by an induction loop extends beyond its intended coverage area, potentially leading to audio leakage and compromised listening experiences. Understanding and mitigating the overspilling effect is vital to creating optimal audio environments for individuals with hearing impairments.

 

This study delves into the complexities of the overspilling effect in induction loop systems. We explore the factors influencing its occurrence, such as proximity, loop design, and loop amplification. Furthermore, we uncover strategies professionals employ to minimise the impact of overspilling, ensuring that individuals with hearing impairments can enjoy clear and private audio experiences in adjacent rooms or spaces.

 

By shedding light on the overspilling effect and sharing insights into its mitigation, we aim to foster greater awareness and understanding of this challenge. Join us on this journey as we navigate the intricacies of induction loop systems, and discover how professionals are working towards creating inclusive environments that prioritise accessibility for all individuals, regardless of their hearing abilities.

 

Renovating Shaw Theatres Balestier

 

Image from Shaw Theatres Balestier

 

Shaw Theatres Balestier opened its doors on 30th March 2023 after having undergone renovations for a design revamp since August 2019. It houses 11 theatre halls, making it the cinema with the most halls in a single location in Singapore. Six of the 11 halls are regular, while 4 Premium Lumiere Halls are located on the same level, and 1 Dreamers Hall is on one lower level.

 

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Adjacent Cinema Halls on The Same Level

Halls 1 through 6 and Lumiere Halls 1 through 4 are located on the same level and are adjacent. Implementing the Induction Loop Systems in every hall poses a challenge due to Signal Interference or the Overspilling Effect.

 

Induction or hearing loops are vital in enhancing

Accessibility for individuals with hearing impairments. These systems utilise electromagnetic fields to transmit sound directly to hearing aids and cochlear implants, bypassing background noise and delivering clear audio to the listener.

 

While induction loops are commonly used in various public spaces, such as theatres, lecture halls, and places of worship, their effectiveness can be impacted by the overspilling effect when installed in adjacent rooms.

 

Understanding Overspilling

Overspilling occurs when the magnetic field generated by an induction loop system extends beyond its intended coverage area. This spillage can cause audio leakage from its intended location, potentially resulting in a breach of privacy or a degraded listening experience for individuals using hearing aids or cochlear implants equipped with telecoils (T-coils). In scenarios where multiple induction loops are installed in adjacent rooms or spaces, the overspilling effect can pose a significant challenge.

 

Factors Influencing the Overspilling Effect

 

  1. Proximity: The distance between induction loop systems in neighbouring rooms affects the extent of magnetic field overlap. The closer the loops are, the greater the likelihood of overspilling.
  2. Loop Design: The physical layout and design of the induction loops, including their shape, size, and orientation, can influence the reach of the magnetic field. Irregularly shaped rooms or areas with architectural barriers may worsen the overspilling effect.
  3. Loop Amplification: The amplification level of the induction loop system impacts the strength of the magnetic field and, consequently, the overspilling effect. Higher amplification settings may lead to a more significant overspill.

 

Ways to Minimise the Overspilling Effect

While eliminating the overspilling effect may be challenging, there are several strategies that can help minimise its impact and maintain optimal accessibility.

 

  1. Proper Loop Installation: Professional installation by specialists is crucial to ensure that induction loops are correctly positioned and calibrated. This includes considering the location and orientation of adjacent rooms to minimise overspill.
  2. Loop Design Considerations: Architects and designers should collaborate with induction loop specialists during the planning phase of building projects to optimise loop design. This involves evaluating the physical characteristics of adjacent rooms and incorporating appropriate loop configurations to minimise overspill.
  3. Loop Amplification Adjustment: Properly adjust the amplification level of the induction loop system to minimise overspill. Fine-tuning the amplification settings ensures the magnetic field is strong enough to provide sufficient coverage within the intended space without unnecessarily extending into adjacent areas.

 

As technology advances, new solutions for overcoming the overspilling effect are being developed. For example, some companies are developing induction loop systems that use directional microphones to direct the sound waves in a specific direction. This can help to reduce the amount of overspilling that occurs in adjacent rooms or spaces.

 

How We Overcame the Overspilling Effect Between Rooms

 

Loop Type Used: Low Spill Multiloop

 

To contain the signal from spilling not far from the loop boundary. Usually used to prevent the magnetic field generated by the loop from causing interference with the adjacent room.

 

To overcome the Overspilling Effect, we utilised a Low Spill Multiloop with a C7-2 Amplifier in tandem for every theatre hall to allow us to make precise minute adjustments to meet the IEC 60118-4 standards and to ensure that the overspilling effect between adjacent rooms is as low as possible.

 

Wheelchair Bay Area for Audiences with Hearing Aids

 

Wheelchair Bay Area for Audiences with Hearing Aids

 

We focused on the wheelchair bay area, which has dedicated coverage for Wheelchair users who also happen to be wearing hearing aids. This ensures that comprehensive coverage is equal for standard seats and accessibility area seats.

 

 

Image from Shaw Theatres Balestier

 

Image from Shaw Theatres Balestier

 

Induction loops have significantly enhanced accessibility for individuals with hearing impairments, allowing them to enjoy public spaces, performances, and events with greater clarity and inclusivity. However, the overspilling effect on induction loops between adjacent rooms can challenge achieving optimal audio quality.

 

Conclusion

 

The overspilling effect in induction loop systems presents a significant challenge to achieving optimal audio quality and privacy in adjacent rooms or spaces. Factors such as proximity, loop design, and loop amplification influence the extent of the overspilling effect, requiring careful consideration during the installation and design phases.

 

However, strategic approaches and collaboration between professionals in the field can minimise the impact of overspilling and create inclusive environments for individuals with hearing impairments. Proper loop installation, design considerations, and fine-tuning loop amplification levels are crucial in reducing the overspilling effect and ensuring precise audio delivery to those relying on hearing aids or cochlear implants.

 

As technology advances, the accessibility landscape evolves, and solutions for overcoming the overspilling effect become more refined. Organisations like Listening Lab are at the forefront of providing hearing enhancement systems and services that fully empower individuals with hearing impairments to engage in various auditory experiences.

 

Contact Us

 

For personalised hearing enhancement solutions and to learn more about the latest advancements in auditory accessibility, enquire about Listening Lab today or call +65 6817 5100 to schedule a consultation and experience the transformative power of cutting-edge hearing technology. You can also ask for a quotation by providing us with the space requirements. Empower yourself or your loved ones with the gift of enhanced hearing and embrace a world of auditory possibilities.