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Enhancing Conversation Intelligibility for Hearing Aid Users in Noisy…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
H133S120017
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
84.133S-1
Solicitation Number:
1
Small Business Information
ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
6901 E FISH LAKE RD, STE 190 MAPLE GROVE, MN -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: Enhancing Conversation Intelligibility for Hearing Aid Users in Noisy Environments
Agency: ED
Contract: H133S120017
Award Amount: $75,000.00
 

Abstract:

This project creates an easy to use and unobtrusive hearing aid accessory that solves a very common problem for hearing aid users: understanding speech in noisy environments. A common problem amongst hearing aid users is trouble understanding speech while listening to a conversation in environments with competing speech babble noise and other noises such as restaurant conversations, social gatherings, and conversations in busy workplaces or schools. The prototype accessory enhances conversation intelligibility with a directional microphone array that wirelessly transmits audio to the user’s hearing aids.

Principal Investigator:

Paul Gibson
(763) 818-5360
pgibson@ame-corp.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Advanced Medical Electronics Corp.
6901 E FISH LAKE RD STE 190 MAPLE GROVE, MN 55369-

EIN/Tax ID: 411693828
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No