Monthly Archive: September 2021

Trade in your old soundfield for new soundfield!

September 29, 2021

The evolution of soundfield equipment, which can be known as teacher microphone equipment, or classroom sound enhancement equipment, has been steady and strong over the years in Australia. Australian Hearing used to manufacture it’s own soundfield equipment years ago which involved cabling, teachers wearing belt packs, and the system using FM radio channels that clashed…

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Remote learning: a New Normal?

September 29, 2021

Has the Covid pandemic rebooted how we plan for the future. Sure has! Innovative new designs landing on our desks are demanding learning spaces to be more flexible than ever to allow learners to see and hear lessons from afar. But how do we do this? Relying on microphones built into computers is a little…

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Hearing Augmentation in Learning Spaces: WiFi to phones / tablets a no no?

September 27, 2021

A revised Aus Standard has been released which comments on this as follows: “The following are some of the reasons that smart phones or other wifi devices should not be required to be supplied by consumers who are deaf of hearing impaired: (a) Consumers with hearing loss often use their mobile phone for SMS/text (not…

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New Covid Normal? Masks kill speech intelligibility!

September 27, 2021

Ever thought how a teacher wearing a mask may limit the ability for a student to understand understand instruction? Please watch this message from the US where Flexmike microphones which allow our soundfield solutions – including Redcat – to capture audio and distribute it with optimal speech intelligibility. Makes sense, huh?

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