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Anode can sacrificial mandrels and fabrication methods

An anode can fabrication method including the steps of depositing metal onto an anode can sacrificial mandrel formed from a polymer that dissolves in the presence of an organic solvent and dissolving the sacrificial mandrel with the organic solvent.. . ... Sonova Ag

Hearing assistance method utilizing a broadcast audio stream

A method of providing hearing assistance to a user of a hearing system (10, 11, 15) by utilizing an event-related audio broadcast stream (74), the method having the steps of: registering, by the user, for an event; providing, in response to said registering, a personal device (60) of the user with a stream access code required to connect to the broadcast audio stream; establishing a wireless link (72) between the hearing system and the personal device and transmitting the stream access code from the personal device to the hearing system; and connecting, by the hearing system, to the broadcast audio stream.. . ... Sonova Ag

Canal hearing devices with improved seals

Hearing devices, configured to fit within the ear canal, that include a hearing device core, a seal, including a shell wall and a cavity that has an opening located at the end of the shell wall, and a volume of viscous medium located within the cavity between the hearing device core exterior surface and the shell wall interior surface.. . ... Sonova Ag

Method for hearing performance assessment and hearing system

Provided is a method for hearing performance assessment of a user wearing a hearing system (10) comprising at least one hearing aid. Said method comprises the steps of picking up (12; 12′, 12″) sound from the environment thus providing a signal, processing (16; 16′, 16″) the signal thus obtaining a processed signal, and presenting (14; 14′, 14″) the processed signal to the user by speaker of the hearing aid. ... Sonova Ag

Method of mounting a hearing device component inside a hearing device

Provided is a method of mounting at least one hearing device component (14) inside a hearing device shell (12). Said method comprises the steps of threading a fixture means (16) through a hole (18) formed in the wall of the hearing device shell (12) and attaching the hearing device component (14) to the end of the portion of the fixture means (16) protruding into the inside of the hearing device shell (12). ... Sonova Ag

Hearing assistance system

There is provided a hearing assistance system, comprising a transmission unit comprising a microphone arrangement for capturing audio signals from a voice of a speaker using the transmission unit and being adapted to transmit the audio signals as radio frequency signal via a wireless rf link; a left ear hearing device and a right ear hearing device, each hearing device being adapted to stimulate the user's hearing and to receive an rf signal from the transmission unit via the wireless rf link and comprising a microphone arrangement for capturing audio signals from ambient sound.. . ... Sonova Ag

Method for detecting tonal signals, a method for operating a hearing device based on detecting tonal signals and a hearing device with a feedback canceller using a tonal signal detector

The present invention proposes a method for providing at least one indication regarding whether an input signal contains a tonal signal component. The proposed method comprises decomposing the input signal into a plurality of band-limited input signals and then for each of one or more of the plurality of band-limited input signals performing the following step: estimating parameters of a parametric tonal signal model adapted to model and predict a tonal-only signal component of a selected one of the one or more of the plurality of band-limited input signals; synthesizing based on the estimated parameters a corresponding predicted band-limited input signal; and determining a measure of mismatch between the selected band-limited input signal and the corresponding predicted band-limited input signal. ... Sonova Ag

Wireless sound tranmission system and method

A method for providing sound to at least one user, in which audio signals are captured and transformed into audio data that is transmitted to at least one receiver unit; audio signals are generated from the received audio data and the hearing of the user(s) stimulated thereby; wherein the audio data is transmitted as audio data packets in separate slots of a tdma frame structure, wherein the transmission unit and the receiver unit(s) are synchronized to form a wireless network, wherein each tdma frame structure has at least one listening slot during which the synchronized network members do not transmit data and at least one network members listens, and wherein control data is transmitted from an external control device according to a sequence pattern selected according to the duration and periodicity of the listening slot(s) to be received by the at least one synchronized network member during said listening slot(s).. . ... Sonova Ag

An impression-taking pad, a method of impression-taking, an impression, a method of manufacturing a custom ear canal shell, a custom ear canal shell and a hearing device

An impression-taking pad is proposed for impression-taking of an ear canal. The impression-taking pad includes an elastic body having a hollowed dome-shaped contour, wherein the inner surface includes axially aligned scallops.. ... Sonova Ag

Hearing device

A hearing device including a device body to be worn behind the ear of a user. The hearing device includes an amplifier module and a receiver module, an ear canal plug adapted to be worn into the ear canal of the user, and a receiver including an electro-acoustical converter having an acoustical output. ... Sonova Ag

Hearing assistance method

A method of providing hearing assistance to a at least one user wearing at least one receiver hearing assistance device from at least one audio transmission device worn by a another user, involving: automatically pairing and connecting the audio transmission device with the receiver hearing assistance device to form an ad-hoc network for exchanging network and/or control information, estimating at least one of an angular direction of the audio transmission device with regard to a viewing direction of the user of the receiver hearing assistance device and an angular direction of the receiver hearing assistance device with regard to a viewing direction of the user of the audio transmission device, admitting the audio transmission device to a wireless local acoustic area network for exchanging audio signals only if, as a predefined admission rule, the transmission device is within a field of view of one of the users.. . ... Sonova Ag

A method for operating a hearing system as well as a hearing system

A method for operating a hearing system including a hearing device, a camera and an auxiliary device, the method including the steps of providing an input signal to the hearing device, capturing an image or a sequence of images of at least sections of a surrounding of a user wearing the hearing device, processing the image or the sequence of images in the auxiliary device) for obtaining consolidated data of a sound source being important for the user, transmitting the consolidated data to the hearing device, generating an output signal in the hearing device by processing the audio signal and by taking into account the consolidated data, and feeding the output signal to an output transducer of the hearing device. Thereby, a hearing system having improved capabilities is obtained.. ... Sonova Ag

A method for producing a hearing device shell, a hearing device shell and a hearing device

A method for producing a hearing device shell includes producing a 3d-model of the shell by using ear canal measurement data; deriving a first set of data from the 3d-model; manufacturing a hearing device shell preform based on the first set of data such to assume an outer surface designed larger than the targeted final shape of the hearing device shell; calculating a second set of data from the 3d-model; and machining the surface of the hearing device shell preform based on the second set of data resulting in the hearing device shell.. . ... Sonova Ag

Audio device network and audio device pairing method

A method of establishing a wireless network with a first hearing assistance device (10), a second hearing assistance device (11), and an external device (40), each device having a wireless network interface (20), the method having the steps of: establishing a communication link (30) between the first and second hearing assistance device, transmitting a remote pairing command from the first to the second hearing assistance device via the communication link, the remote pairing command being adapted to cause the second hearing assistance device to initiate pairing with the external device, pairing the second hearing assistance device and the external device upon an initiate pairing request transmitted by the second hearing assistance device, pairing the first hearing assistance device and the external device before or after the pairing of the second hearing assistance device and the external device.. . ... Sonova Ag

08/24/17 / #20170245067

Wireless sound transmission system and method

Method for providing sound to at least one user, involves supplying audio signals from an audio signal source to a transmission unit; compressing the audio signals to generate compressed audio data; transmitting compressed audio data from the transmission unit to at least one receiver unit; decompressing the compressed audio data to generate decompressed audio signals; and stimulating the hearing of the user(s) according to decompressed audio signals supplied from the receiver unit. During certain time periods, transmission of compressed audio data is interrupted, and instead, at least one control data block is generated by the transmission unit in such a manner that audio data transmission is replaced by control data block transmission, thereby temporarily interrupting flow of received compressed audio data, each control data block includes a marker recognized by the at least one receiver unit as a control data block and a command for control of the receiver unit.. ... Sonova Ag

08/17/17 / #20170238103

Hearing assistance system and method

A hearing assistance system, having first and second hearing devices worn at respective ears of a user, each hearing device having a bluetooth® interface for wireless reception from an external audio source device, the hearing devices being adapted to establish a binaural data link between each other, wherein the hearing devices are adapted to define first and second sets of bluetooth® profiles assigned to the first and second hearing devices respectively, with the first set and the second set differing by at least one profile, wherein the first devices are adapted to establish a bluetooth® connection to an external device and to advertise their bluetooth® profile to the external device, wherein the hearing devices are adapted to modify, by data exchange via the binaural link, the first and second set of bluetooth® profiles by moving at least one of the profiles from one of the sets to the other set.. . ... Sonova Ag

07/20/17 / #20170207506

Batteries and battery manufacturing methods

A battery manufacturing method including the steps of testing a cathode assembly that includes an air cathode and a battery can cathode portion that is not connected to a battery can anode portion, and joining an anode assembly, including a battery can anode portion in which anode material is located, to the tested cathode assembly.. . ... Sonova Ag

07/13/17 / #20170201840

Canal hearing devices and batteries for use with same

Hearing devices configured to fit within the bony portion of the ear canal and batteries that may be used with same.. . ... Sonova Ag

07/13/17 / #20170201838

An interface device, a cellular phone protection shell and an arrangement thereof

An interface device (12) is provided, adapted to wirelessly couple at least one hearing device to a cellular phone (10), wherein the interface device (12) is adapted to be mechanically coupled to the cellular phone (10) by means a cellular phone protection shell (14).. . ... Sonova Ag

05/04/17 / #20170127201

Method for evaluating an individual hearing benefit of a hearing device feature and for fitting a hearing device

A method for evaluating an individual hearing benefit of an advanced hearing device feature, including providing a basic and an advanced hearing device feature in a hearing device, automatically classifying a current hearing situation, automatically selecting the advanced hearing device feature dependent on the classified hearing situation, applying the selected advanced hearing device feature for processing an audio signal, providing the processed audio signal to an output transducer of the hearing device, indicating to the user that the advanced hearing device feature is currently being applied, and providing a control for the user to switch off and on an effect of the second hearing device feature.. . ... Sonova Ag

04/20/17 / #20170111950

System comprising an audio device and a mobile device for displaying information concerning the audio device

A system having an audio device (10) with a wireless communication interface (18) and a memory (36) for storing use data obtained by data logging concerning the present or previous use of the audio device; and a mobile device (12) having a wireless communication interface (24) for data exchange with the audio device, a display (54) for displaying information concerning the audio device, and a data processing unit (52) for selecting the information concerning the audio device to be displayed according to the use situation and/or use history of the audio device as determined from logged use data transmitted from the audio device via the wireless communication interface.. . ... Sonova Ag

04/20/17 / #20170111748

Ite hearing aid and method of manufacturing the same

An ite hearing aid having a shell worn at least partially in a user's ear canal, a faceplate closing the shell at a side oriented towards the exterior of the user's ear, and at least one microphone housed in the shell and acoustically connected to ambience via a sound port formed in the faceplate. The faceplate has a cover element covering a cavity of the sound port in a direction normal to a main plane of the faceplate and a lateral sound opening in a wall extending normal to the main plane. ... Sonova Ag

04/13/17 / #20170105076

Hearing assistance system and method

A hearing assistance system having a first and second hearing assistance devices worn in first second ears of a user, each hearing assistance device having an interface for receiving an external data stream and stream access information from an external data source, and being adapted to exchange data with the other hearing assistance device. Each hearing assistance device is switchable between a meta-information scanning mode for receiving information from the external data source device and a sleeping mode. ... Sonova Ag

03/09/17 / #20170070830

Hearing assistance systme and method

A hearing assistance system having a hearing assistance device to be worn at one of a user's ears and a scanning device, the hearing assistance device and the scanning device both having an interface for wireless data exchange between the hearing assistance device and the scanning device, wherein the hearing assistance device is adapted for wireless data exchange with an external device, wherein the scanning device is adapted to scan for wireless signals from the external device and to transmit, once such signals have been received by the scanning device, a message to the hearing assistance device for notifying the hearing assistance device of the availability of the external device, and wherein the hearing assistance device is adapted to decide, upon receipt of such notification message from the scanning device, whether on not to initiate wireless data exchange with the external device.. . ... Sonova Ag

02/09/17 / #20170041043

Portable communication device with tunable antenna and method of operating such portable communication device

A portable communication device having a transceiver unit (30) for establishing a wireless communication link (16) using a digital modulation scheme with a packet-based frequency hopping scheme including at least one advertising channel, an antenna (32), an antenna tuning circuit (34) connected to the transceiver unit and the antenna for tuning the antenna, and a control unit (36) for controlling the antenna tuning circuit. The transceiver unit is adapted to estimate the strength of signals received in the at least one advertising channel and to supply the control unit with a signal representative of the estimated signal strength in the at least one advertising channel. ... Sonova Ag








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