TV listening systems by Williams Sound & Sennheiser are ADA compliant IR sound systems using infrared transmitters & infrared receivers.
Listening to TV without a hearing aid is now possible for many people with hearing loss. Many people with hearing loss are finding that listening to their favorite TV program has become a solitary experience. Turning up the volume on… Read the rest
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
Satisfy ADA Rules & Make Services More Rewarding With Assistive Listening Devices
Most churches and houses of worship are subject to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
This means that, for public meetings and religious services, ADA-compliant listening systems should be available on premises.
Even houses of worship which are exempt from ADA compliance have found that… Read the rest
How To Protect From Some Forms of Hearing Loss
General Tips to Preserve Your Hearing:
Limit your exposure to noisy activities and loud environments.
At home, turn down the volume on the television, radio, stereos and walkmans.
Wear ear plugs or muffs when using loud equipment (i.e. lawn mowers, power saw, leaf blower). Foam plugs are available at your pharmacy… Read the rest
Hearing loss is a fact of life.
Approximately 36 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, much of it undiagnosed.
What’s more, only about a quarter of Americans with hearing loss use a hearing aid.
Undiagnosed hearing loss, a lack of hearing assistance, and loud holiday gatherings can create a perfect storm that can lead to mis-communication and… Read the rest
Headphones, Headsets & Earphones: How to Tell the Difference
Headphones, headsets, earphones: These terms are freely tossed around the internet with little regard for accuracy.
What exactly do they mean, anyway?
First the bad news: There is little (if any) consensus as to precise meanings for these terms.
Now the good news: AudioLinks has unilaterally concocted our own definitions for… Read the rest