HearingProTech

The effect of using personal hearing protection devices on communication in a noisy environment

This study shall investigate the impact of the hearing protection device and its effect on intelligibility in a noisy environment.

Using a subjective test on 22 individuals, we observed an increase of about 20 percent of recognized words with hearing protection devices with uniform response, compared to hearing protection devices with non-uniform response, with the same attenuation levels.

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