Audiology in the USA

Occasionally, we get an opportunity to present material of significant historical interest.  We are honored to provide the post that follows, reprinted with permission from the book “Audiology in the USA” by Dr. James Jerger. The book aims to give students and young audiologists a sense of the history of the profession.  Beginning with the…

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Hearing Aid Power Supply – Body Heat? Part II

Human Body as Future Hearing Aid Power Supply? Last week’s blog introduced the use of alternate energy to power hearing aids, and ended suggesting that perhaps the human body itself could serve as such a source, thereby possibly even eliminating the power cell (battery) altogether.  Of course, such a direction was not suggested as something…

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