This year, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) and members of the Bluetooth community worked diligently to release comprehensive articles, presentations, and videos to showcase how Auracast™ broadcast audio will soon help overcome the challenges of traditional assistive listening systems (ALS). This new Bluetooth® capability will make broader deployment and increased availability of ALS for people with hearing loss possible while also expanding the applicability of these systems to consumers with all levels of hearing health.

Here is a look back at some of the top Auracast™ assistive listening resources released over the last year.

What Hearing Health Professionals Need to Know about Auracast™ Broadcast Audio

This session provides an overview of the next generation of Bluetooth® audio, Bluetooth LE Audio, and how a new capability, Auracast™ broadcast audio, will deliver enhanced audio experiences in public places for users of all hearing instruments, including hearing aids, cochlear implants, and consumer audio devices.

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What You Need to Know About Auracast™ Broadcast Audio

This presentation provides a clear understanding of:

  • How the new features of Bluetooth® LE Audio enable better support for hearing aids and the use cases for Auracast™ broadcast audio
  • The impact LE Audio and Auracast™ enhancements will have on improving the opportunity for better hearing health
  • How industry collaboration and advocacy will help ensure consistent infrastructure for assistive listening in public spaces

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Why Auracast™ Broadcast Audio Needs to Coexist With Current Assistive Listening Technologies

The Bluetooth SIG is working closely with the hearing industry to define and introduce the next generation of assistive listening system technology, Auracast™ broadcast audio. The coexistence of Auracast™ broadcast audio with existing assistive listening technology is essential to enhancing audio experiences for hearing instrument users and offering them greater options for accessibility in public locations.

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How to Hear Your Best with Auracast™ Broadcast Audio

This recent demonstration illustrates how Auracast™ sound systems in public venues will soon help visitors hear their best in the places they go.

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The Next Generation of Hearing Aids and Assistance

By the end of the decade, ABI Research expects the OTC market segment will have overtaken the existing hearing aid market size by a significant amount and that these devices will benefit from rapidly embracing Bluetooth® LE Audio.

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LE Audio: The Future of Bluetooth® Audio

ABI Research outlines how the arrival of LE Audio is set to transform the Bluetooth audio ecosystem and the impact it will have on Bluetooth® audio market forecasts.

Introducing Bluetooth® LE Audio

Now available for free digital download, get your copy of this in-depth, technical overview of the LE Audio specifications.

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