Webinars

Client needs and expectations are changing constantly and staying abreast of these developments in technology helps give you the best chance to secure all-around satisfaction.

Upcoming Oticon Professional Webinars

More webinars to come soon

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 12.00pm to 1.00pm NZ Time

The human cognitive system does an amazing job of taking in a lot of stimulation and allowing the person to focus on what is important and suppress what is superfluous. Computer-based signal processing, especially in hearing aids, often works in a very different manner. This webinar will focus on the similarities and differences between the two.

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Thursday, 28 May 2020, 12.00pm to 1.00pm NZ Time

A wide array of new technical possibilities is now entering the field of hearing care. In this webinar, we will discuss the role and potential professional implications of things such as Cloud Computing, Big Data, Sensors, and Artificial Intelligence.

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Thursday, 11 June 2020, 12.00pm to 1.00pm NZ Time

The majority of hearing aid users are older adults and, thus, it is incumbent to understand the nature of their perceptual difficulties. In this webinar, the effects of aging in combination with hearing loss on spoken language understanding will be examined.

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Thursday, 14 May 2020, 12.00pm to 1.00pm NZ Time

It is essential for the hearing care professional to understand the technology that they recommend. But, equally important, is the ability to talk about these technologies with clients and their loved ones. Clients can present with a range of pre-conceived ideas about the world of hearing aids. In this webinar, we will review different approaches to discussing amplification with clients in order to keep them moving towards making a positive decision about their hearing health care.

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Tuesday, 30 April 2020

The purpose of this webinar will be to introduce the REM Autofit tool in Oticon’s Genie software. REM Autofit allows hearing care professionals to run real ear measurements with automatic gain adjustments to accurately fit Oticon hearing aids to specific fitting rationales.

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Tuesday, 23 April 2020

The purpose of this webinar will be to take a deep dive into OpenSound Navigator™. This groundbreaking feature was first introduced in June of 2016 with launch of the Oticon Opn™ and it is currently one of the core features of the Oticon Opn S™, Oticon Opn Play™, Oticon Xceed and Oticon Xceed Play. The Oticon Opn and Opn S have been proven to reduce listening effort, improve memory recall, and improve speech understanding*. OpenSound Navigator has shown significant improvement in speech understanding for speech from both the front and the sides compared to both traditional and narrow directionality^. This webinar will look at how this feature works and research that supports these claims.

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Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Hearing devices for children and teens with hearing loss have evolved significantly over the past few years. Remote microphone systems (RMS) have been used to improve students’ auditory access to the teacher’s voice and while this technology has become very sophisticated in its feature set, little attention has been given to the importance of its design and usability by school-based professionals. This webinar introduces the new RMS from Oticon, the EduMic. Webinar attendees learn about the technology in EduMic and the research studies completed to support the use of this new piece of classroom technology for children with hearing loss.

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Thursday, 16 April 2020

The purpose of this webinar will be to introduce Oticon CROS. Oticon CROS is new to the Oticon family and compatible with selected^ devices across our hearing aid range. Oticon CROS has several key features that differentiate it from its competitors and gives the wearer access to more of their listening space than they would be able to using traditional directionality. Results of a recent Oticon CROS dual-streaming study showed a 50% average improvement# in awareness of speech in the environment while streaming (2.4 GHz) with an active NFMI transmission of sound from the poorer ear side*.

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Thursday, 9 April 2020

The ability to selectively attend to what is important and relevant is essential for us as listeners to navigate through the complexities of sound environments throughout the day. This ability is important for successful speech communication and social participation and is restricted in individuals with a hearing impairment. We introduce the concept of selective attention and then focus on a novel objective technique to assess selective attention using electroencephalography (EEG). We present the research findings and what this means for your clients fitted with Oticon Opn S™.

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Thursday, 2 April 2020

This webinar addresses Oticon’s telehealth solution, Oticon RemoteCare. The aim of this webinar is to provide hearing care professionals with the knowledge and tools to confidently incorporate this technology into their service delivery model. The content of the webinar focuses on the potential benefits that this telehealth solution can deliver to clients and clinicians, where to position Oticon RemoteCare in current service delivery models and how to set up an account to access Oticon RemoteCare, including the hardware/software requirements.

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Thursday, 26 March 2020

Oticon Ruby sets a new standard for our essential hearing aid category with great sound quality, outstanding wireless connectivity and the option of reliable inductive charging.

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