COMPLETE HEARING AID SELECTION AND EVALUATION

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 18916
Amount: $49,912.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1992
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
205 South Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN, 47404
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
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.

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