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Prototype Microphone Could Make Cochlear Implants More Convenient

Cochlear implants have restored basic hearing to some 220,000 deaf people, yet a microphone and related electronics must be worn outside the head, raising reliability issues, preventing patients from swimming and creating social stigma. Now, a University of Utah engineer and colleagues in Ohio have developed a tiny prototype microphone that can be implanted in the middle ear to avoid such problems.
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Tiny Microphone May Be Implanted In Middle Ear

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Even though cochlear implants have restored basic hearing to about 220,000 deaf people worldwide, they do require the persons wears a microphone and associated electronics behind the ear, which not only creates a social stigma, but ... Read Post

Middle-Ear Microphone for More Convenient Cochlear Implants

Health : Newswise Medical News (2 years ago)

Cochlear implants have a microphone that must be worn outside the head, raising reliability issues, preventing patients from swimming and creating social stigma. Now, a University of Utah engineer has developed a tiny prototype micr... Read Post

Restoring hearing with discrete device: A middle-ear microphone for more convenient cochlear implants

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Cochlear implants have restored basic hearing to some 220,000 deaf people, yet a microphone and related electronics must be worn outside the head, raising reliability issues, preventing patients from swimming and creating social sti... Read Post


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