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9036824 Transducer impedance measurement for hearing aid  
A hearing aid is disclosed, which, in a test mode, can determine the impedance of the transducer that stimulates the anatomy of the patient. Impedance may be determined by simultaneous...
9014405 Storage system for a hearing aid  
A storage system for storing a hearing aid comprises means for providing power (101), a storage space (102) for containing a hearing aid, output means, communication means through which data from...
8992437 Ear input sound pressure level monitoring system  
Systems and methods for monitoring a sound pressure level dose at an ear are provided. A system includes an audio transducer which outputs a sound signal is placed within an ear to receive sound...
8990081 Method of analysing an audio signal  
A method of analyzing an audio signal is disclosed. A digital representation of an audio signal is received and a first output function is generated based on a response of a physiological model to...
8983084 Modular wireless auditory test instrument with intelligent transducers  
A method and apparatus for performing various auditory tests utilizing a hand-held, portable, wireless testing device is provided. Within the device is a diagnostic subsystem used to implement and...
8968209 Methods and systems for hearing tests  
An apparatus, system, and method for hearing tests are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method determines a set of candidate audiograms for a user. In one embodiment, the method includes...
8951206 Methods and systems for screening and treatment of young infants demonstrating deficits in auditory processing  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for screening infants at high risk for central auditory processing deficits and then remediating less efficient processing behaviorally using...
8939031 Wireless interface for audiometers  
An interface adapted for use with an audiometer, including a digital wireless interface supported by a base unit and a remote unit wherein the base unit receives signals from the audiometer and...
8894585 Portable diagnostic instrument and a method for its use  
A portable diagnostic instrument for use by medical professionals. The portable diagnostic instrument can comprise a control unit that can maintain the frequency of sound or vibration produced by...
8888712 Tinnitus testing device and method  
Objectively identifying an acoustic characteristic of tinnitus of a subject. The subject is exposed to a sound pattern having a background acoustic signal preceding an audible silence. The...
8870786 Method and apparatus for tinnitus evaluation  
Methods, articles of manufacture, and systems for evaluating tinnitus are disclosed herein. According to various embodiments, a tinnitus evaluation system may include a tinnitus evaluation module...
8844358 Hearing-test method  
The usefulness and sensitivity of a hearing-test method that can be performed over the Internet should be improved. To this end, it is proposed that meaningless syllables, so-called logatomes, are...
8849391 Speech sound intelligibility assessment system, and method and program therefor  
The speech sound intelligibility assessment system includes: an output section for presenting a speech sound to a user; a biological signal measurement section for measuring an...
8840565 Test battery system and method for assessment of auditory function  
A test battery method and system for use in assessing auditory function (e.g., the screening or diagnosis of impairments, fitting of hearing aids, etc.) is provided which performs one or more...
8825149 Systems and methods for measuring complex auditory brainstem response  
Certain examples provide a method of collecting and analyzing complex auditory brainstem response. The example method includes presenting at least one complex auditory stimulus to a subject and...
8811643 Integrated cochlear implant headpiece  
An integrated headpiece for a cochlear implant system includes a microphone for outputting an audio signal; signal processing electronics for processing the audio signal; and a transmitter for...
8795192 System and method for calibrating and determining hearing status  
Method and System for characterizing an incident pressure wave in a hearing test. The method includes introducing a sound signal of a predetermined frequency and amplitude into an ear canal,...
8795193 Devices and methods for suppression of tinnitus  
Methods and devices for treating tinnitus in human or animal subjects wherein the subject is caused to perceive a tinnitus suppressing sound which fully or partially suppresses the subject's...
8777869 Systems, methods and products for diagnostic hearing assessments distributed via the use of a computer network  
The systems, methods and associated devices performing diagnostic hearing tests which use a computer network to allow interaction between a test administration site and one or a plurality of...
8753287 Hearing test method and apparatus  
A hearing test method and apparatus are provided for improving a measuring accuracy and a test speed in finding the auditory threshold that is the audibility limit of discriminating a sound. In...
8755533 Automatic performance optimization for perceptual devices  
Systems and methods may be used to modify a controllable stimulus generated by a digital audio device in communication with a human user. An input signal is provided to the digital audio device....
8734361 Method and apparatus for signal encoding evoked responses  
A method and apparatus for utilizing the benefits of encoded signal transmission and reception to enhance the performance of medical testing devices (100) adapted to evoke and measure biological...
8731205 Bone conduction device fitting  
Methods and systems for fitting a bone conduction device are provided herein. These methods and systems comprise determining a gain to be used by the bone conduction device in providing signals at...
8712514 Neurophysiological central auditory processing evaluation system and method  
A system and method of central auditory processing testing and evaluation provides for identifying clinically relevant neural synchrony in the auditory brainstem pathway. The system or method...
8706246 Fully implantable cochlear implant systems including optional external components and methods for using the same  
An exemplary cochlear implant system includes an external module configured to be positioned external to and worn by a patient, the external module having an external microphone configured to...
8679031 Hearing prosthesis with integrated sensors for measuring pressure in a cochlea  
The present application discloses a hearing prosthesis comprising a stimulation assembly configured to be implanted into a cochlea. The stimulation assembly comprises a plurality of electrodes and...
8657759 Compartmentalized implant fitting software  
A compartmentalized fitting system that may be used by a recipient to determine device parameters, such as threshold and/or maximum comfort levels, for a stimulating medical device is provided....
8654986 System for remotely obtaining audiometric measurements and adjusting hearing aids via the internet  
System and method for remotely obtaining audiometric measurements and adjusting hearing aids via the Internet, using telematic means such as video conferencing and e-mail to establish a remote...
8632475 Non-invasive, bedside intra-cranial pressure and brain shift/herniation monitoring unit utilizing early onset auditory evoked responses  
An intracranial pressure monitoring system and method. The system includes an auditory stimulation and recording unit, which includes a stimulation controller, a memory for storing waveforms, a...
8634583 Device and method for applying a vibration signal to a human skull bone  
Hearing losses caused by deficiencies in a person's outer or middle ear may be compensated for by converting received sounds to vibrations and transmitting the vibrations to the skull bone (2)....
8634567 Method of automatically fitting hearing aid  
Provided is a method of automatically fitting a hearing aid. The method includes entering the audiogram of a test subject, defining criterion gains and SSPLs based on installed criterion gains and...
8614733 Apparatus, system, and method of preventing leakage of information  
When a communication terminal determines that restriction processing is to be applied based on a sound input through the communication terminal or a user instruction, the communication terminal...
8591433 Method to design acoustic stimuli in the spectral domain for the recording of auditory steady-state responses (ASSR)  
The invention relates to a method to design and generate frequency-specific electrical or acoustical stimuli for the recording of auditory steady-state responses, ASSR, from human individuals,...
8577473 Cochlear implant stimulation with low frequency channel privilege  
A system and method for activating stimulation electrodes in cochlear implant electrode is described. A preprocessor filter bank processes an input acoustic audio signal to generate band pass...
8542842 Remote programming system for programmable hearing aids  
Bluetooth-enabled programmable digital hearing aids can be adjusted remotely and in real time. The hearing aid patient at home or a location convenient to the patient logs on to a hearing clinic...
8535236 Apparatus and method for analyzing a sound signal using a physiological ear model  
An apparatus for analyzing a sound signal is based on an ear model for deriving, for a number of inner hair cells, an estimate for a time-varying concentration of transmitter substance inside a...
8529464 Computer-assisted diagnostic hearing test  
Method and System are disclosed for a computer-assisted diagnostic hearing test. The computer-assisted diagnostic hearing test includes an ambient noise monitoring module configured to monitor an...
8517910 Method of determining a gain setting of a bone-anchored hearing aid  
The invention regards a method for determining a gain setting of a bone-anchored hearing aid comprising a bone anchor, the proximal and the distal ears having respective first and second monaural...
8521297 Artifact cancellation in hybrid audio prostheses  
A system and method are described for determining an estimated neural response in a hybrid acoustic-electrical audio prosthesis. Target nerve tissue such as remaining hair cells and cochlear nerve...
8488807 Audio signal compensation device and audio signal compensation method  
An audio signal compensation device includes: a signal processor configured to perform filtering on an input audio signal; a filter coefficients storage module configured to store a plurality of...
8454529 Minimization of electrical stimulus artifact during measurement of evoked neural response  
The invention provides a method of electrical artefact compensation in measurement of a neural response. The neural response is evoked by a first stimulus, after which a compensatory stimulus is...
8452021 Real ear measurement system using thin tube  
An embodiment of a hearing assistance apparatus for performing a Real Ear Measurement (REM), comprises a hearing assistance device housing, a microphone within the housing, an earhook connected to...
8439686 Device, system, and method for treating psychiatric disorders  
Provided are a device, system, and method for treating a patient having posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other such psychiatric disorder. An event being recounted by the patient is recorded...
8437479 Calibrated digital headset and audiometric test methods therewith  
A digital headset system for use in audiometric testing. The headset system includes a stored calibration reference relating the exact frequency and volume response of each speaker to analog input...
8430823 Vestibular canal plug  
An apparatus to reduce the sensitivity of the vestibular system to stimulation. The apparatus comprises a plugging device configured to constrain the movement of endolymph fluid within a...
8419655 Method and apparatus for aural acoustic immittance measurement  
An acoustic immittance measurement system converts a measure of acoustic immittance (i.e. impedance and/or admittance) of a subject's middle ear to the frequency domain such that variations in...
8414502 System and method for the objective measurement of hearing ability of an individual  
A system for determining the hearing ability of an individual comprises a generator for generating a test stimulus signal, a hearing aid (2) having a digital signal processor for processing said...
8398563 Method and apparatus for hair cell stimulation using acoustic signals  
A method for hair cell stimulation includes determining a frequency band corresponding to damaged hair cell region in accordance with a preset algorithm, determining the frequency band...
8398562 Ear canal pressurization device  
An ear canal pressurization device optimized for aural acoustic immittance testing is disclosed. Changes in volume of a first flexible chamber, due to motor movement, produce changes in ear canal...
8401199 Automatic performance optimization for perceptual devices  
Systems and methods may be used to modify a controllable stimulus generated by a digital audio device in communication with a human user. An input signal is provided to the digital audio device....

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