Sennheiser RS 5000

Listening to audio on one’s TV can be extremely difficult for individuals with hearing loss.  The Sennheiser RS 5000 is one option for users to enjoy their TV sound experience.  The RS 5000 is a “smart listening device that lets you customize your TV sound experience according to your individual requirements and taste.” Advantages of […]

AM282 – VocaTime Atomic Talking Watch

Podcast: Play in new window | Download282-4-13-18 VocaTime Atomic Talking Watch Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! There are so many talking watches available on the market for individuals […]

Serene Innovations Super Bed Shaker

The last two blog posts have discussed two different bed shakers (Vibio and AlarmDock) for heavy sleepers or individuals who are hard of hearing.  Another example of a bed shaker is the Serene Innovations Super Bed Shaker. The Super Bed Shaker gently wakes you up with vibrations that gradually increase in strength.  It pairs directly […]

Silent Call AlarmDock

Silent Call Communications is a company established in 1985.  Their products are designed for individuals who are hard of hearing, deaf, deaf-blind, heavy sleepers, or wear a hearing aid.  One of Silent Call’s products is the AlarmDock.The AlarmDock product line is an innovative way to use your smartphone as an extra loud alarm clock or […]

Vibio Bluetooth Bed Shaker

Standard alarm clocks aren’t very effective at waking people with hearing loss, especially those who are severely hard of hearing or deaf.  Harris Communications offers many wake-up options, from bed shakers to lamp flashers.  One of their newer products is the Vibio bed shaker. The Vibio bed shaker is guaranteed to get you up on […]

5 Speech Amplifiers

There is a variety of speech assistance products available to help those with weak speech and/or those who work in noisy environments be heard properly.  One area of these products is speech amplifiers. In general, voice amplifiers are compact, personal amplification systems that provide voice boosts for different speech impairments.  Some are designed for outdoor/noisy […]