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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ISTS – A Practical Acoustic Feedback Test For Hearing Aids?

International Speech Test Signal and Feedback   Background The International Speech Test Signal (ISTS) was developed to determine how speech is processed by modern hearing aids {{1}}[[1]] Holube, I., Fredelake, S., Vlaming, M. & Kollmeier, B. (2010). Development and analysis of an international speech test signal (ISTS). International Journal of Audiology, 49, 891-903[[1]].  The signal…

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