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Study of Timbre May Lead to Better Hearing Aids

Posted by 4starshost.com on November 7, 2012

Timbre, a poorly defined characteristic of sound, is a great source of information for people with normal hearing. It allows people to identify the source of a particular sound and makes music enjoyable. Modern hearing aids are still rudimentary devices in terms of providing a rich sound to their users. There’s a lot of potential for improving how elements of timbre are translated to the hearing impaired to improve location and source perception.

 

 

Read more: http://medgadget.com/2012/11/study-of-timbre-may-lead-to-better-hearing-aids.html

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