How to Buy a TV Listening System and Hear What You’ve Been Missing on TV!
With hearing loss, simple home activities like watching TV can become a problem, not only for the person who is hearing impaired, but also for the other members of the household.
To cope with hearing loss, many people simply crank up the volume on their… Read the rest
5 Ways Assistive Listening Devices Can Enhance Life for the Hearing Impaired
Assistive listening devices enhance the quality of life for people with mild to moderate hearing impairment. A portable personal amplifier that boosts sound in public and private spaces is one example of an assistive listening device.
But losing the ability to clearly hear speech and conversation in public… Read the rest
Part 3 – Helpful Information on Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is more common than you might think. In fact for every person who might be legally classified as deaf, there are many more who are burdened by hearing impairment. Nor is this only a problem for people over 50. Increasingly, due to recreational and environmental noise, hearing loss is occurring… Read the rest
Part 2 – Alerting Devices – Vibration, Pulsing, Audible & Combination
Assistive Listening Devices have come a long way. Modern technology has provided a multitude of alerting devices for people with impaired hearing. The most popular technologies now available for a wake up alarm, a knock at the door or a smoke detector are one of three types: vibration, flashing… Read the rest
Alerting Devices & Alarms – Amplified Telephones
ALDs is the abbreviation currently in vogue for assistive listening devices – products which are truly “life enhancing.” If you are a past visitor to our website, you already know that Audiolinks has a significant number of ADA compliant products available to the hearing impaired. Now, we are expanding our offerings in the… Read the rest
3 Assistive Listening Device Systems that Comply with ADA Regulations
ALD’s can benefit listeners in public spaces. Many halls, auditoriums, theaters, and conference rooms are subject to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For meetings and presentations in public spaces, ADA-compliant listening systems should be available on premises. Even public spaces which are exempt from ADA compliance… Read the rest
How ADA Requirements Help You Hear What You’re Missing
ADA regulations require “public accommodations” – including hotels, theaters, doctors’ offices, pharmacies, museums, libraries, private schools, and day care centers – to provide the hearing impaired with assistive listening solutions ranging from wireless FM receiver systems to interpreters.
Because of these regulations, everyone is guaranteed the right to understand meetings, movies,… Read the rest
What is a tour guide system?
Tour guide systems provide audio reinforcement in in situations when a speaker’s voice must overcome distance and background noise (such as a factory tour).
Tour guide systems consist of a wireless transmitter with a microphone that broadcasts the voice of the tour leader or the interpreter to individual receivers with headphones or earbuds. The… Read the rest
How Wireless Assistive Listening Systems Benefit Kids & Teachers
It seems obvious: kids learn better when they can hear their lessons. Classroom PA systems are a great way to overcome acoustical challenges for students with unimpaired hearing.
But how can you improve the classroom experience for students with mild hearing impairment?
Good educational practices- not to mention ADA requirements –… Read the rest
A South Lawn Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act
July 26, 2010 marks an important step in the journey to full equality for all Americans: the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
President Obama celebrated this milestone last Monday with a high-spirited summer gathering on the South Lawn of the White House, which… Read the rest