About Wayne Staab

Dr. Wayne Staab is an internationally recognized authority on hearing aids. As President of Dr. Wayne J. Staab and Associates, he is engaged in consulting, research, development, manufacturing, education, and marketing projects related to hearing. Interests away from business include fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, golf, travel, tennis, softball, lecturing, sporting clays, 4-wheeling, archery, swimming, guitar, computers, and photography. Among other pursuits.


  1. The dotted line is the result of a further explanation and was not significant for this general graph. I probably should have taken it off but I was looking at the more generic visualization of the graph. Spectrum compression is used by various engineers to incorporate both frequency and amplitude. My discussion was generic and not related specifically to any hearing aid.

  2. In figures 19-21, you show a diagonal dotted line from signal e(n) through filter W(z): This is for…?

    Also, when you mention “spectrum compression” for decorrelation, do you mean amplitude, or frequency (as Phonak SoundRecover uses)?

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