Amplification and Assistive Devices (AAD)
Instructional Level: Fundamental
Open fittings lead to better perception of own voice quality, but compromise the effectiveness of hearing aids in terms of gain and signal processing. This session illustrates some of these pitfalls using real ear measurement results. It also describes how Signia Nx Own Voice Processing (OVP) overcomes these issues by improving the perceived sound quality of the wearers own voice without compromising the processing of external sounds.