The Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore recently installed a temporary hearing loop, which improved sound for hearing-impaired audience members by sending signals directly into their hearing aids or cochlear implants, bypassing ambient noise. Loops can work in places as varied as elevators, meeting rooms, living rooms and automobiles. Read related article.
Sources: Fred Palm of Assistive Audio, whose team temporarily installed a loop for the Baltimore Symphony; HearingLoop.org. | By Bonnie Berkowitz and Patterson Clark/The Washington Post.