Advice and Resources

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The world of Hearing Augmentation in public spaces can be difficult to navigate. We know, because we do it every day!

Every installation holds unique challenges and considerations. So while we can give you generalised advice on this page, please contact us if you’re serious about finding out what the best solutions are for your specific circumstances. We’d love to help you get your Hearing Augmentation right the first time!

In the meantime, here are some great articles prepared by some of our resident experts.

 

General Hearing Augmentation Articles

Which Hearing Augmentation Standards Do I Need to Comply With?

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A Basic Hearing Loop Checklist

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Hearing Augmentation Systems Comparison

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What Constitutes An "Inbuilt Amplification" System?

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Is Hearing Augmentation Old Technology?

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What Microphones Should I Use for Hearing Augmentation?

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Articles for Performance Venues

Hearing Augmentation for Live Spaces

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Is Captioning a Performance Solution?

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Articles for Schools

Hearing Augmentation in Schools

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Is Soundfield a Hearing Augmentation Alternative?

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Other Useful Resources

Australian Standard AS 1428.5 – 2010

Design for access and mobility- Communication for people who are deaf or hearing impaired
The definitive standard for Hearing Access.

 

Australian Standard AS 60118.4-2007

Hearing aids – Magnetic field strength in audio-frequency induction loops for hearing aid purposes

 

Building Codes of Australia

Sections D3.6 and D3.7 specifically refer to Hearing Augmentation

 

 

Association of Consultants in Access, Australia