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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High Praise for Auracast Broadcast Audio After CES 2024

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The Auracast Experience – Enabling New Audio Use Cases Beyond Imagination

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Can You Add Auracast Support to Existing Devices?

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Is the Number of Auracast Receivers Really Unlimited?

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Auracast Simple Transmitter Best Practices Guide

This paper provides a set of clear, concise, and useful recommendations for product makers interested in building Auracast transmitter products.

AuracastTM Broadcast Audio Demo from EUHA Conference

In this video, Andrew Bellavia shares his experience demoing the new Auracast™ broadcast audio…

ABI Snapshot – Auracast Retrofit Solutions and Opportunities

Auracast™ product momentum is growing, and one emerging category is Auracast™ retrofit transmitters.

Advancing Audio Accessibility For All

How can we make hearing more inclusive and accessible for all? Get the key…

AuracastTM Product Momentum Is Building

Bluetooth SIG CMO Ken Kolderup shares some exciting news about Auracast™ product availability, along…

The 2023 State of Sound Report: A global analysis of audio consumer behaviors and desires

The State of Sound report compiles key findings from extensive audio research with consumers…

The Rise and Rise of Bluetooth

Near ubiquitous wireless tech is making everyday life simpler, safer, and healthier for billions.…

The State of Sound: Soundbites

In this Soundbites edition, we focus on the role of Bluetooth® LE Audio in…

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.

Sizing the Opportunity for Auracast™ Broadcast Audio in Public Locations

Featuring data and research from Strategy Analytics, this report helps readers and decision makers…

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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