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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

Hearing Augmentation Systems Comparison

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A Basic Hearing Loop Checklist

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Which Hearing Augmentation Standards Do I Need to Comply With?

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What Constitutes An "Inbuilt Amplification" System?

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Hearing Loop Brochure

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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

Is Captioning a Performance Solution?

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Hearing Augmentation for Live Spaces

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Articles for Schools

Is Soundfield a Hearing Augmentation Alternative?

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Hearing Augmentation in Schools

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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