Assistive listening devices (ALDs) help users listen to specific things. For example, conversations on the phone, watching favorite shows on TV, watching live performances or public speakers and in classrooms. They can even help with waking to an alarm clock in the morning or hearing the doorbell.
Wireless TV Headphones
The first assistive listening device we’ll look at at is wireless television headphones. These are an easy and effective way to bring the sound of the television directly to you. They also increase the clarity and volume. This is a simple solution if you prefer the TV a little louder without using a hearing device.
Personal FM Systems
FM systems use a remote microphone (either worn by a speaker or placed on a table) to bring a speaker’s voice or audio signal (including TV) directly to the listener by using digital wireless technology. When used properly, these devices can improve listening in noisy areas as well as over a long distance.