Intergrated hearing aid for telecommunications devices

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6684063
APP PUB NO 20010041602A1
SERIAL NO

08850537

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A system integrates a hearing aid with devices such as wireless telephones, advantageously avoiding radio frequency (RF) interference. In one embodiment, a processor transforms an electrical signal to compensate for a hearing impairment. The function used for signal transformation can be accessed via a processor memory enhancement such as a smart card. A digital-to-analog converter (DAC) converts the transformed signal to an analog signal, which then goes to an amplifier and speaker. In other embodiments, an analog amplifier transforms the electrical signal.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
UNIFY, INC.Not Provided328

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Berger, H Stephen Georgetown, TX 10 131
Chojar, Sunil Lebanon, NJ 8 113
Fazio, Joseph D Ringoes, NJ 4 103
Gilmore, Dillard Austin, TX 4 62

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