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Get onboard with new initiative

The views of train passengers with hearing loss are being sought to help the development of a new app commissioned by the Department of Transport. We know that travelling by train with any level of hearing loss can be a challenging experience. The new app aims to deliver real-time onboard announcements directly to the passenger’s […]

Hospital tests app to help deaf people communicate during pandemic

A Cambridge hospital is using a free speech-to-text app to help its medical team, who are deaf or have hearing loss, to communicate more easily with patients. Addenbrooke’s Hospital is trialling the LiveTranscribe and Sound Notifications app (LiveTranscribe) in the hope it will help team members to more easily follow and understand what a colleague […]

Share your views on using Relay UK

Please note: This survey has now closed.   The UK Council on Deafness (UKCoD) is inviting all users, or previous users, of Relay UK to share their experiences of using the service. They would like to understand more about what your personal experience including your preferences, any difficulties you have experienced, and any suggestions you […]

Blog: Staying connected this Christmas – Embracing technology

TechnologyBy Hearing Link 2020 has been a challenging year for us all. At one time or another, we have been disconnected from our family and friends due to the social distancing measures put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. Christmas will not be much different. There is a limit on the numbers of […]

Research study on new smartphone app for hearing aids

Research study on new smartphone app for hearing aids**Please note, this event has been postponed.** Culture Clinic are planning a research study on a new smartphone app  that is designed to be used together with your hearing aids and any wireless microphones. They are looking for participants to take part in a 1.5hr one-to-one interview to discuss the new product and be walked […]

Hearing aid users needed for gaming workshop

The University of Nottingham is looking for hearing aid users of all aged to take part in workshops for digital gaming applications. It has collaborated with the Imperial College, De Montfort University, the University of Malaga, and several  gaming companies across Europe to develop five digital gaming applications. The purpose of the apps being developed […]

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