COMPLETE HEARING AID SELECTION AND EVALUATION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Amount:
$49,912.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
1992
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
18916
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Communication Disorders
205 South Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN, 47404
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Larry E Humes
 (812) 336-1766
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
MILLIONS OF AMERICANS SUFFER FROM SENSORINEURAL HEARING IMPAIRMENT, A TYPE OF HEARING LOSS FOR WHICH THE USE OF A HEARING AID IS THE PRIMARY MEANS OF REHABILITATION. THIS IS PARTICULARLY TRUE AMONG THOSE OVER AGE 65, OF WHOM 25% TO 45% HAVE SIGNIFICANT HEARING LOSS. THE PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A DEVICE USED FOR STATE-OF-ART COMPLETE HEARING AID SELECTION AND EVALUATION (CHASE).IN PHASE I OF THIS PROJECT, THE SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE NEEDED FOR CHASE WILL BE DEVELOPED AND A PROTOTYPE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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