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If that includes more loop technology in public buildings, people such as Brantley and Scoresby who have struggled to hear for years might no longer be required to fake it.
How Loop technology works
1 » Audio inputs, either from an existing audio source such as a public address system or from dedicated microphone inputs, feed an audio signal into an Induction Loop Amplifier.
2 » The amplifier drives a current into a loop or series of loops.
3 » As the current flows through the cable, it creates a magnetic field in the required area.
4 » Careful loop and amplifier design ensures that the vertical component of the field is even and free of dropouts and dead zones wherever the user might be.
5 » Inside most hearing aids, a small coil known as a telecoil picks up the magnetic field signal, which is amplified into a high quality audio signal delivered directly to the ear of the hearing aid user.
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