The First CROS Hearing Aids?

In 1965, Harford and Barry were credited for the first accessible published description of across-head fitting1.  It was called the CROS (Contralateral Routing of Offside Signals).  Harford and Barry did acknowledge, however, that Wullstein and Wigand had published results on an almost identical across-head arrangement three years earlier2.  The Wullstein and Wigand work has seldom…

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Audiology Pioneers in Hearing Aid Manufacturing – II Richard Scott

This is a second part of the history of audiology pioneers in hearing aid manufacturing and features recollections by Richard Scott, one of the pioneers.  The first part featured history as recalled by Robert Briskey, M.A.  Following Briskey’s historical recollections, I had a note from Larry Mathieu who mentioned that he was a part of…

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