Audio accessory for auditory prosthesis system that includes body-worn sound processor apparatus

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PATENT NO 10567890
APP PUB NO 20190230452A1
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16370989

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An exemplary auditory prosthesis system for a patient includes a body-worn sound processor apparatus configured to control an operation of a cochlear implant, a headpiece configured to facilitate wireless coupling of the body-worn sound processor apparatus to the cochlear implant, an audio accessory that includes a microphone configured to receive incoming audio and convert the incoming audio into an audio signal, a first communication port configured to connect directly to a communication port of the body-worn sound processor apparatus by way of a first cable, a second communication port configured to connect directly to a communication port of the headpiece by way of a second cable, and a control module communicatively coupled to the microphone and the first and second communication ports and that is configured to provide the audio signal to the body-worn sound processor apparatus by way of the first cable.

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ADVANCED BIONICS AGLAUBISRUETISTRASSE 28 8712 STAEFA STAEFA

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Chang, Diane H Arcadia, US 3 9
Meier, Roger S Canyon County, US 7 21
Palmer, Logan P Santa Monica, US 29 447
Walsh, Thomas P Valencia, US 5 8

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