The First Wearable Digital Hearing Aid – History, Part 2

Design Considerations Involved in Going From Analog to Digital Technology     Last week’s post provided background on how the first wearable digital hearing aid was developed.  This post will continue this historical highlight leading to one of the most disruptive developments related to hearing aid technology – the digital hearing aid.  Specifically, this post…

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The Disappearing Hearing Aid Volume Control

First Rule of Thumb A patient will prefer the hearing aid that provides amplification at the level they desire. This is axiomatic regardless of any acoustic frequency response modifications that might be available.   This hearing aid user listening level acceptance may or may not be the level that the fitter or programming formula designates.…

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