A Comparison of Signal Quality of Direct Streaming Hearing Aids
Matthias Froehlich, PhD, Dirk Junius, PhD, Eric Branda, AuD
Study shows that Signia Pure 13 BT consistently received the highest mean ratings compared to the average of the four competitor products. This advantage held true for five different genres of music and for a streamed mobile phone speech signal. Signia Pure 13 BT also was rated considerably higher than the other products regarding annoying artifacts.
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Dr. Matthias Froehlich is global audiology strategy expert for WS Audiology in Erlangen Germany. He is responsible for the definition and validation of the audiological benefit of new hearing instrument platforms. Dr. Froehlich joined WS Audiology (then Siemens Audiology Group) in 2002, holding various positions in R&D, Product Management, and Marketing since then. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from Goettingen University, Germany.
Dr. Dirk Junius is the head of global R&D audiology at Sivantos GmbH in Erlangen, Germany. He has a PhD in Physics from Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, specializing in acoustic and auditory research. He joined Sivantos (then Siemens Audiology Group) in 2005.
Dr. Branda is an audiologist and director of product management for Sivantos, Inc. He specializes in bringing new product innovations to market, helping Sivantos fulfill its goal of creating advanced hearing solutions for all types and degrees of hearing loss. Dr. Branda received his Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences and his master’s degree in audiology from the University of Akron.