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US20110013791 NOISE REDUCTION IN AUDITORY PROSTHESES  
A method of processing audio signals for an auditory prosthesis is provided. The method includes a noise reduction step (22) and a later compression step (24). A gain control step is provided...
US20120033839 EXTERIOR POWER SUPPLY FOR HEARING AID  
An exterior power supply for a hearing aid has a battery-shaped conductor, two thin power contacts, and a DC power source. The battery-shaped conductor is received in a battery container of the...
US20130259277 HOWLING SUPPRESSION DEVICE, HEARING AID, HOWLING SUPPRESSION METHOD, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
A howling suppression device includes: a subtractor which generates an error signal; an adaptive filter which applies filtering to the error signal; and a coefficient update control unit which...
US20150256949 OWN VOICE BODY CONDUCTED NOISE MANAGEMENT  
A system, including an adaptive noise cancellation sub-system, wherein the system is configured to adjust operation of the sub-system from a first operating state to a second operating state upon...
US20130343584 HEARING ASSIST DEVICE WITH EXTERNAL OPERATIONAL SUPPORT  
Hearing assist devices and devices and services that are capable of providing external operational support thereto are described. In accordance with various embodiments, the performance of one or...
US20130343585 MULTISENSOR HEARING ASSIST DEVICE FOR HEALTH  
A hearing assist device is associated with an ear of a user. Health characteristics of the user are measured by sensors of the hearing assist device. The measured health characteristics may be...
US20100202640 Exterior power supply for hearing aid  
An exterior power supply consists a positive and negative power contacts located in the hearing aid, a wire, and a power supply. The electrode contacts use two pieces of thin plate connecting to...
US20130142369 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING AMBIENT NOISE BASED ON ANNOYANCE PERCEPTION AND MODELING FOR HEARING-IMPAIRED LISTENERS  
Disclosed herein, among other things, are apparatus and methods for annoyance perception and modeling for hearing-impaired listeners. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a method for...
US20130022223 AUTOMATED METHOD OF CLASSIFYING AND SUPPRESSING NOISE IN HEARING DEVICES  
The claimed invention is directed to a real-time noise classification and tuning system for cochlear implant and other hearing device applications. The system is capable of automatically selecting...
US20090208044 HEARING DEVICE, HEARING AID SYSTEM, METHOD OF OPERATING A HEARING AID SYSTEM AND USE OF A HEARING AID DEVICE  
A hearing device (20), its use, a hearing aid system and a corresponding method of configuring a hearing aid system are proposed, the hearing device (20) comprising an input transducer (22)...
US20110129107 Communication Headset With A Circumferential Microphone Slot  
A communication headset (1, 15, 25, 35) comprising a housing (2) and a peripheral slot (5) extending along the periphery (30) of the housing (2) in an intersecting plane (6) that intersects the...
US20150043765 HEARING ASSISTANCE SYSTEM WITH OWN VOICE DETECTION  
A hearing assistance system includes a pair of left and right hearing assistance devices to be worn by a wearer and uses both of the left and right hearing assistance devices to detect the voice...
US20080112583 Method for the semi-automatic adjustment of a hearing device, and a corresponding hearing device  
The object is to take better account of subjective perceptions when setting a hearing device or a communication system, especially a hearing aid. Therefore, an automatic setting of the hearing...
US20060147070 Device for protecting the hearing from loud MRT sounds  
Device for protecting the hearing from loud MRT sounds Device for protecting the hearing from loud MRT sounds, with a protective sound generating device linked to the MRT electronics for...
US20090046878 Individually adjustable hearing aid and method for its operation  
The invention relates to an adjustable hearing aid to which at least one parameter which influences the response and amplification characteristics of the hearing aid can be adjusted, with means...
US20140029778 VISUAL SPEECH MAPPING  
Described herein are an apparatus and method for displaying the signal processing effects of a hearing upon speech. Such visual speech mapping may include displaying text corresponding to words...
US20080175423 Adjusting a hearing apparatus to a speech signal  
The speech recognition in a background noise-filled environment is to be improved. To this end, provision is made to record a speech signal of a predetermined speaker when adjusting a hearing...
US20140348359 NOISE REDUCTION SYSTEM FOR HEARING ASSISTANCE DEVICES  
Disclosed herein is a system for binaural noise reduction for hearing assistance devices using information generated at a first hearing assistance device and information received from a second...
US20110158442 NOISE REDUCTION SYSTEM FOR HEARING ASSISTANCE DEVICES  
Disclosed herein is a system for binaural noise reduction for hearing assistance devices using information generated at a first hearing assistance device and information received from a second...
US20150092967 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVE HARMONIC ENHANCEMENT FOR HEARING ASSISTANCE DEVICES  
Disclosed herein, among other things, are systems and methods for improved noise reduction for hearing assistance devices. One aspect of the present subject matter includes a method of enhancing...
US20110261983 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OWN VOICE RECOGNITION WITH ADAPTATIONS FOR NOISE ROBUSTNESS  
Own voice recognition (OVR) for hearing aids, detects time instances where the person wearing the device is speaking. Classification of the own voice is performed dependent on a fixed or adaptive...
US20080130925 Processing an input signal in a hearing aid  
A method for processing at least one first and one second input signal in a hearing aid, with the input signals being filtered to create intermediate signals, the intermediate signals being added...
US20120213395 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ESTIMATING INTERFERENCE NOISE, HEARING DEVICE AND HEARING AID  
In order to enable better estimation of dynamic interference noise, a device and a method for estimating interference noise provide a value for the power density of a total signal, containing a...
US20130114835 Optimal Spatial Filtering in the Presence of Wind in a Hearing Prosthesis  
The present application discloses methods, systems, and hearing prostheses for reducing wind noise and/or thermal noise in an audio signal transmitted to the user of a hearing prosthesis. A method...
US20070160243 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SEPARATION OF A USER'S VOICE FROM AMBIENT SOUND  
A system for separation of a user's voice from ambient sound, comprising a device to be worn at the user's ear or at least partly in the user's ear canal comprising a first microphone oriented...
US20100040249 ULTRASONIC AND MULTIMODALITY ASSISTED HEARING  
Speech is modulated and processed to provide a signal that is intelligible in high noise environments. Also, a device (and method of using said device) for improving the perception of acoustic...
US20140140555 HEARING APPARATUS WITH A FACILITY FOR REDUCING A MICROPHONE NOISE AND METHOD FOR REDUCING MICROPHONE NOISE  
An input signal is provided with a low microphone noise in a hearing apparatus. The microphone noise in the input signal of the hearing apparatus is reduced, by the input signal being filtered by...
US20140193009 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENHANCING THE INTELLIGIBILITY OF SOUNDS RELATIVE TO BACKGROUND NOISE  
A novel dual-microphone speech enhancement technique is proposed that utilizes the coherence function between input signals as a criterion for noise reduction. The technique is based on certain...
US20080144868 HEARING INSTRUMENT, AND A METHOD OF OPERATING A HEARING INSTRUMENT  
A hearing instrument in accordance with the invention comprises an in-the-ear-canal component to be worn at least partially in the ear of a user. When the hearing instrument is worn, a remaining...
US20090010465 Multi-component hearing aid system and a method for its operation  
The invention relates to a multi-component hearing aid system, comprising at least one first component that is designed to be disposed on or in the ear of a patient for the purpose of generating...
US20130085549 Hearing Prosthesis with Accessory Detection  
The present application discloses hearing prostheses with two modes of operation and methods for operating the prostheses. In the first mode of operation, a hearing prosthesis receives a...
US20110069852 Hearing Aid  
A hearing aid (10) having an active occlusion reduction system (50) that counteracts occluded sounds generated within the volume (24) of the ear canal (20) that is not blocked when the hearing aid...
US20090087005 Fully automatic switching on/off in hearing aids  
In a hearing aid system comprising two hearing aids between which wireless signal transmission is provided. The hearing aids are automatically switched on and off. To this end, a field strength or...
US20150036856 INTEGRATION OF HEARING AIDS WITH SMART GLASSES TO IMPROVE INTELLIGIBILITY IN NOISE  
Disclosed herein, among other things, are methods and apparatuses for integration of hearing aids with an MSD to improve intelligibility in noisy environments. One aspect of the present subject...
US20130051590 Hearing Enhancement and Protective Device  
A hearing aid is provided which includes (a) a receiver section equipped with a receiver; (b) a lateral section equipped with a microphone and a battery; (c) a sealing retainer concentrically...
US20070230726 Hearing aid with adaptive start values for apparatus  
Fine customization of a hearing aid to the individual hearing environments and habits of a user are to be simplified and improved. To this end, when the hearing aid is turned on or when the...
US20130208933 METHOD FOR OPERATING A HEARING DEVICE AS WELL AS A HEARING DEVICE  
A method for operating a hearing device (1) that is openly coupled to an ear (4) of a hearing device user is described. The method comprising the steps of determining a momentary acoustic...
US20070269067 Hearing device and method for monitoring the hearing ability of a person with impaired hearing  
A hearing device and method for monitoring the hearing ability of a person with impaired hearing allow changes of the hearing ability specifically of a person wearing a hearing aid are to be...
US20090154746 Method for Attenuating Interfering Noise and Corresponding Hearing device  
Transient interfering sounds are to have a less disturbing effect in hearing devices. For this purpose, it is provided that an envelope curve of an input signal of a hearing device, particularly...
US20140177889 HEARING AID WITH ADAPTIVE NOISE REDUCTION AND METHOD  
A method of noise reduction of low-level input signals in a hearing aid involves applying compression to the input signal using a first compression ratio if a detected measure of amplitude...
US20120008808 HEARING AID WITH OCCLUSION REDUCTION  
A hearing aid having hearing loss-compensating components, active occlusion reduction components, a vent, a tuned piston, and a flexible surround. The piston and the surround combination are...
US20150264478 TRANSMISSION OF A WIND-REDUCED SIGNAL WITH REDUCED LATENCY TIME  
Signals free of wind noise should be made available with a short latency time in particular for binaural hearing device provision. To this end a method and a hearing apparatus are proposed, in...
US20100034406 Method for Operating a Hearing Aid, And Hearing Aid  
The invention relates to a method for operating a hearing aid. A local source operating mode is established by a signal processing section of the hearing aid for tracking and selecting a local...
US20070009127 Hearing aid with reduced wind sensitivity and corresponding method  
The wind sensitivity of hearing aids is to be further reduced. It is therefore proposed to measure a noise level of at least two microphones and to compare the levels with one another. The...
US20110013792 HEARING AID  
A hearing aid comprises a noise suppressor that calculates noise suppression gain, an adjustment amount calculator that calculates an adjustment amount on the basis of a signal strength and a...
US20130273967 HEARING AID COMPATIBLE AUDIO DEVICE WITH ACOUSTIC NOISE CANCELLATION  
A portable audio device, which includes active noise cancellation circuitry, a hearing aid compliant magnetic radiator, and a speaker/earpiece, is surrounded by ambient acoustic noise. The active...
US20120308061 HEARING AID HAVING IMPROVED RF IMMUNITY TO RF ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE PRODUCED FROM A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE  
A hearing aid has improved immunity to RF electromagnetic interference produced from wireless communications devices. A microphone receives audio signals from the environment. Audio circuitry is...
US20140254842 Situational Hearing Enhancement and Protection  
System and methods can provide both hearing enhancement and hearing protection. An audiogram can be determined for either an individual person or a group of people. A frequency spectrum of an...
US20060140429 Heating aid with acoustic feedback suppression  
A hearing aid having an input transducer (2), a signal processor (3), an output transducer (4) and an adaptive filter (5) for generating a feedback cancellation signal (101) further comprises a...
US20150098600 HEARING AID SPECIALIZED AS A SUPPLEMENT TO LIP READING  
A hearing aid is disclosed. The hearing aid comprises a microphone adapted to receive sound signals, an amplifier configured to amplify signals received by the microphone and output means (e.g. a...

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