Hear just how powerful a loop system can be. Dr. Sterkens’s recording made in a church dramatically demonstrates how much clearer speech is in the loop than out of the loop.
Click to hear the demos: Without the loop In the loop
A hearing loop is a wire that circles a room and is connected to a sound system. The loop transmits the sound electromagnetically. The electromagnetic signal is then picked up by the telecoil in the hearing aid or cochlear implant.
To use a hearing loop, you push a button, flip a switch or use a remote control to activate the telecoil in a hearing aid or cochlear implant. Usually, no additional receiver or equipment is needed. Using a telecoil and hearing loop together is seamless, cost-effective, unobtrusive, and you don’t have to seek additional equipment. Hearing loops are also called audio-induction loops, audio loops, or loops. If your hearing aid doesn’t have a telecoil, you will need a headset plugged into a loop receiver to achieve the same effect.
Read the “HEARING LOOPS MAKE CONSUMERS FLIP WHERE HEARING AIDS ALONE FLOPPED” and run the demo to hear the same recording using a
t-coil vs hearing aid alone: Hearing Loops vs. Hearing aids alone.