Are Directional Mic Hearing Aids Really Directional (Part IV)

This blog started by looking at three assumptions about directional microphone hearing aids. Do hearing aid manufacturers routinely measure the directional properties of DM hearing aids prior to shipment? Are directional features programmed into the hearing aid seen on the computer programming screen actually what is programmed into the hearing aid? Once the hearing aid…

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Directional Microphone Hearing Aids And Noise Levels

In the past several years, hearing aids having a directional microphone option as one or more of the settings of the hearing aid have had a resurgence, especially with those hearing aids that fit over the ear in either a RIC (receiver-in-canal) or open coupled device using a thin tube, but with the receiver in…

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