Difficulty hearing the television is frustrating! Muffled words, missing dialogue, or straining to hear are just a few of many annoying problems that occur when individuals can’t hear the television. Turning the volume up can sometimes fix the issue, but may generate more annoyances – or even discomfort, for other family members, or even the neighbors! That’s where Assistive Technology (AT) steps in! AT designed specifically for helping individuals hear the television makes TV a relaxing and enjoyable pastime for everyone!
Below are a few, of many devices for hearing the television.
Serene Innovations TV SoundBox TV Listening Speaker
“Tired of straining to hear your TV? The Serene Innovations TV SoundBox® brings crystal clear stereo sound from the TV directly to you, without wires! No more muffled dialogue, missed words or blaring volume to disturb others in the room. A convenient handle allows you to take the TV SoundBox receiver with you as you continue listening, even in other rooms!”
“As Seen On TV item Connects to any TV Stereo sound thru the headset Watch TV without disturbing others Transmits up to 100 ft. Comfortable cushioned earpiece Clamshell.”
Sennheiser RS 110 RF Stereo Wireless Headphone System
“The Sennheiser RS 110 is an RF wireless headphone system, consisting of a base transmitter and a set of lightweight supra-aural headphones designed for Hi-Fi or television monitoring. The transmitter is equipped with easily accessed controls, and the headphones offer an extended low frequency reproduction, padded ear cushions and headband for extended-wear comfort and long-life battery operation.”
“Simply connect the transmitter unit to your TV or other audio device, and it will wirelessly send the audio signal up to 12 meters to the headphones. A compression function on the transmitter provides excellent speech intelligibility and music reproduction. The headphones run on a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for up to 16 hours of enjoyment.”
Comfort Duett Personal Listener with the Television Kit
“The Comfort Audio Television Kit is an optional accessory for the Comfort Duett Original Personal Listener that enables you to listen to amplified sound from a variety of sources, like the TV, CD player, radio, etc with the Comfort Duett and earphone, headphone or neckloop.”
Check out television listening systems you can rent from IPAT!
There are hearing aids accessories that are compatible with telephones and mobile phones.
Retrieved on July 26, 2009 from Website:. Traditional hearing aids offer their owners limited control over their devices.