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Hearing Loops Help Hard of Hearing People Hear Clearly and Effortlessly!
Just added! New Announcement!
Sky Harbor Airport has a new Southwest Airlines Concourse, with 8 new gates, and all 8 gates are looped!
City of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Terminal 3 is "in the loop"!
All 25 gates at Terminal 3 now have loops.
!! Here is what it sounds like to hear through a loop at the airport gate !!
More and more airports are getting into the Loop!
So What's A Loop?
OTOjOY Video "This is a Hearing Loop"
Hearing Loop FAQ's by Dr. Sterkens and HLAA
How Does A Hearing Loop Work? video by Ampetronic
Dr. Cliff explains the Benefits of the Telecoil and Loop Access
Get in the Hearing Loop Toolkit by HLAA
HOT OFF THE PRESS! New Get in the Hearing Loop Toolkit Handbook by HLAA
HOT OFF THE PRESS! New How to Successfully Advocate for Hearing Loops by HLAA
But Aren't Loops Obsolete? Read more here!
Yes, consumers still need telecoils and hearing loops!
Want to see a movie in a looped movie theatre? Are you in Tucson? All 3 screens at the Loft Cinema are looped!
Arizona state law mandates that anyone who purchases hearing aids from an Arizona licensed hearing aid dispenser or audiologist MUST be told about the telecoil and the benefits of a manual telecoil. Here is a link to the Arizona "Telecoil Bill" and you also must also be told about our free telephone program.
Did you know that the Arizona State Capitol is completely looped? Yes, it is true. All legislator desks have inductive looping, as well as all visitor galleries and all public meeting rooms. Arizona was the first state to loop all 3 areas of their state capitol.
- Arizona Republic article about Representative Alston and Capitol Looping
- 12News article about AZ Capitol Looping
The Tempe Public Library now has 2 looped rooms (Room A, a large meeting room, and the TLC, Tempe Learning Center)!
Click here for a list of Arizona Locations with Inductive Loops
Visit ALOHA's website here for more places in Arizona that are looped.
Soon, Google Maps will show if a location you are visiting has a loop!
Watch this video to see what it sounds like without, and with, a loop at a Lady Gaga concert!
Watch this video about a loop in a church to experience what hearing with and without a loop sounds like!
Articles about looping:
- A Hearing Aid That Cuts Out All the Clatter
- How Hearing Loops Can Help Hearing Loops
- Baby Boomers Who Need Hearing Aids Have Many Choices
- Let's all Get in the Loop!
- Loop Technology from HLAA
Where Can I Buy a Loop? Who Can Install it for Me?
Arizona Installers of Hearing Loop Technology:
- Hearing Loop Systems
- AV Innovations
- K-12 SoundVision in AZ
- Tech-Unique, no longer accepting new clients
T-coil Technology in Arizona Brochure for Consumers
Telecoils & You Brochure Brochure for Professionals
Excellent webpages for looping:
- Loop New Mexico
- Loop Utah
- Loop California
- Loop Wisconsin
- Loop Seattle
- Hearing Loss Association of America: Looping
- Loops and Coils
Here's a commercial about a looped movie theatre in California:
Theatre Equipped with Hearing Loop
Dr. David Myers discusses telecoils and loop systems:
- Hearing Aids Can Serve A Second Purpose
- Harnessing the Human Factor in Hearing Assistance
- The Hearing Loop Movement is Accelerating
- Approaching a Cultural Tipping Point for Hearing
Listen here for a talk on NPR (transcript is also on this site)
Helping Those With Hearing Loss Get In The Loop
How is a Loop Different from an FM or Infrared System?
Assistive Listening Systems and "Loop/T-Coil" Technology
We Want to Loop our Church/Temple...
Loop Wisconsin has a helpful page about church looping: