Hearing Loop Resources
A simple internet search will yield many more resources.
General information on hearing loop:
- OTOjOY: How Hearing Loops Work: What is a Hearing Loop and how does it work? (YouTube Video)
- Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA): Hearing Loop Technology
- American Hearing Loop: What is a Hearing Loop?
- Hearing Link: What is a hearing loop?
- Demonstration of Hearing Loops In Use (NYC Subway)
- OTOjOY: LoopBuds Hearing Loop Receiver Earphones
Information on Telecoils (T-Coils):
- The Benefits of a Hearing Aid Telecoil (T-Coil) for Wireless Connectivity in a Public Venue (Video)
- HLAA: Asking your audiologist about Telecoils (PDF)
- Healthy Hearing: What is a hearing aid telecoil and why would I want one?
Position Papers, Case Studies, and Articles of Interest:
- International Hearing Access Committee (IHAC): Hearing Loops and Telecoils: When will they become obsolete?
- HLAA: Telecoils and Hearing Loops
- Contacta: Case Studies
- Ampetronic: Case Studies
- Loop Wisconsin: Is it still worth installing induction (hearing) loops or will we have Bluetooth public hearing systems for the hearing impaired in the future?
- Purdue's Elliott Hall of Music to dedicate new hearing loop system
- Grinnell College: Improving Accessibility for People with Hearing Loss
- HLAA Central Virginia Chapter's Advocacy Efforts Lead to New Hearing Loops in National Historic Landmark
Technical resources for facility designers, architects, A/V consultants, and project managers:
Technical Information/Design Guidelines:
- Ampetronic: Designing Hearing Loops
- Williams Sound: Good Practice Guide - Hearing Loop Systems
- Williams Sound: Design Guide: Induction Loop Systems
- Contacta: Legislation & Standards
- Ampetronic: Counter Loop Systems
- Williams AV: Counter Loop Systems
- Williams AV: Counter Loop Systems - Portable Option
- Hearing Technologies, Inc (This company has installed loop systems in various venues on Grounds)
- Primary Contact: Dan van Goidtsnoven [firstname.lastname@example.org]
- American Hearing Loop (This company has installed loop systems within Charlottesville and Albemarle County)
- Primary Contact: James Stowell [email@example.com]
- OTOjOY (This company has installed loop systems in various venues on Grounds)
- Primary Contact: James Rowe [firstname.lastname@example.org ]
- DRS Sound
- Primary Contact: Dave Scroggins [email@example.com ]
- Hearing Loop Systems
- International Hearing Loop Manufacturers Assoc (IHLMA)