Like birds of a feather

April 15, 2016 by Nadine Anis

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Hearing-impaired people often have difficulty understanding speech in noisy environments, where speech intelligibility is reduced.

It has been established that the greater the distance between the speaker and the hearing aid wearer is, the less clear the audible signal becomes. Many other factors can reduce speech intelligibility, in particular the degree, configuration, and type of hearing loss, as well as environmental factors like the acoustic quality of the room or the noise level and type.

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Nevertheless, research has shown that even the most advanced hearing aids cannot fully replicate normal hearing, which is a very sophisticated system. Obviously, hearing aids will perform well in a complex listening environment, but other factors mentioned earlier could affect vocal signal transmission, making speech comprehension harder for a hearing-impaired person, possibly causing a breakdown in communication and listening fatigue. 

The advantages of Roger technology

Hearing aids are good, but hearing aids featuring Roger technology are even better! Roger wireless digital technology uses advanced adaptive algorithms to improve speech comprehension up to 54% compared to other digital transmission systems.1

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Roger technology consists of a transmitter (worn by the speaker) and receptors (worn by hearing-impaired people). The transmitter receives the vocal signal and transmits it to the ears of hearing aid wearers with no delay. The transmitter and receptors constantly communicate and automatically adjust the volume to the noise level while eliminating interference, providing effortless superior listening quality.

The Roger technology transmitter also comes with a motion detector that automatically adjusts the headset mode to different listening contexts.

Roger technology can be used in restaurants, at meetings, during sports, at work, and elsewhere.

Consult an audioprosthetist to learn more.

To determine which hearing aids are best for you, consult an audioprosthetist.

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