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Halvard Eriksen smiling, standing outdoors in a beautiful landscape with clouds and mossy grass, with a green coat on, a heavy backpack, and his hunting rifle

Halvard T. Eriksen, Age 52, Married, Bad Knees, and Worsening Hearing Loss

Post 3 of 3 (Read Halvard’s first and second posts) In this final post in a series from a Listen channel partner, Halvard Eriksen describes life with hearing aids and using audio-over-Wi-Fi technology. My New Hearing Aids In May, I received my small Phonak Paradise hearing aid devices.  With today’s advanced technology, the devices automatically change listening modes based on…

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NEW Updates for Listen EVERYWHERE

As part of our commitment to provide the best listening experience for everyone, Listen Technologies is excited to announce NEW updates to Listen EVERYWHERE!     What’s New with Listen EVERYWHERE? We’ve updated cloud services, the mobile apps, and there’s a new update available for your server’s firmware. Cloud Services Updates to http://services.listeneverywhere.com/ Better user experience Updated branding The Mobile…

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Halvard Eriksen smiling, standing outdoors in a beautiful landscape with clouds and mossy grass, with a green coat on, a heavy backpack, and his hunting rifle

Halvard T. Eriksen, Age 52, Married, Bad Knees, and Worsening Hearing Loss

Post 1 of 3 Listen Technologies recently caught up with channel partner Halvard Eriksen, a long-time AV integrator and sound engineer. In a series of blog posts, Halvard shares his own experience with hearing loss, hearing aids, and assistive listening systems. In this first post, he talks about the cumulative effect of noise on his hearing. This spring, I received…

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Assistive Listening and Inclusion: The Right Choice

More than 37 million people in the US report they have trouble hearing, and one in eight people have hearing loss in both ears. Worldwide, about 430 million people have disabling hearing loss, and that number keeps growing. With a large segment of the population having challenges hearing clearly, providing assistive technology like assistive listening systems to ensure no one…

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Virtual Events Can’t Replace In-Person Interaction

Collaborating, networking, learning, planning, and socializing can be done online successfully—the past year-plus has proven that. We’ve all relied on online tools like Zoom, Webex, Skype, Teams, GoToMeeting, and Meet to get us through the pandemic. Zoom’s daily user number demonstrates how many people are meeting virtually. By the end of 2020, Zoom had 350 million daily meeting participants—up from…

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Understanding Noise Reduction Ratings (NRR)

Understanding Noise Reduction Ratings (NRR) Guided tours of popular manufacturing facilities/factories, from breweries to aircraft manufacturers, provide visitors with a unique and memorable behind-the-scenes look at the manufacturing process. Some manufacturing facilities, however, can provide a challenge due to their noise levels. In these cases, a tour system equipped with noise reduction headphones may be required to both help guests…

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What is DECT?

What is DECT? Many communication devices operate on radio frequency (RF) devices like radios, Wi-Fi routers, Bluetooth devices and a host of others. DECT is a specific RF technology that gives device manufacturers more control over how their communications products operate. DECT stands for Digitally Enhanced Communication Technology. It’s what allowed home telephones to go wireless and as a technology…

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