When you lose your natural hearing ability, your quality of life is not the same, even with the best hearing aids. Find out what it can be like to have noise-induced hearing loss, tinnitus or other hearing problems in different social situations. Then combine the experience with the hearing aid button to appreciate how that sounds.
Simulator technology provided courtesy of the University of Southern California, in partnership with House Ear Institute.
Presentation provided courtesy of Sensimetric Corporation.
Interactive Sound Ruler provided courtesy of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.