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2019
10 APR

New computer model ensures faster development of hearing aids

Young researcher has optimized the simulation models used for developing new hearing aids. The necessary calculations can now be made up to 20 times faster.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
21 JAN

Rechargeable hearing aids becoming ever smaller

A young researcher has discovered a solution for using rechargeable batteries in hearing aids without increasing their size or creating unwanted noise.

Electrotechnology Electronics Hearing aids Medicine and medico technology
2018
06 SEP

DTU researcher behind new design of antennas for hearing aids

A unique model of how radio waves travel around the head as well as ideas for a new design of the antenna in hearing aids is the result of a collaboration between GN Hearing...

Electrotechnology Antennas Hearing aids Medicine and medico technology
03 SEP

Hearing aids fit for the future

New DTU research is paving the way for matching hearing aids more closely to user needs. The aim is for more people to be happy with their hearing aids—and actually use...

Electrotechnology Sound Medicine and medico technology Hearing aids
15 MAY

A first step to tomorrow’s hearing aid

Researchers at DTU have identified the brain signals that help us to focus on a particular sound, for example speech from a single person.

Electrotechnology Hearing aids
16 JAN

New knowledge to help people with hidden hearing loss

Exposure to loud noise in the environment is causing nerve damage in the ears of ever more people. New research will enable diagnosing and treating such hearing loss in...

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Health and diseases
2017
19 SEP

New knowledge paves way for better hearing aids

Hearing aids amplify sounds in our surroundings. New research makes it possible to distinguish between wanted sounds, e.g. a voice, and unwanted noise.

Sound Hearing aids
19 SEP

Improved compensation strategy for hearing aids

Hearing aids amplify all the sounds around us – even the ones we don’t want to listen to. New research makes it possible for hearing aids to distinguish between direct...

Sound Hearing aids
29 MAY

Brain knowledge may solve cocktail party syndrome

Insight into the brain’s audio perception will revolutionize hearing aids of the future, enabling them to focus on the sounds the hearing-impaired want to hear.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids
2016
10 NOV

Bespoke products printed in 3D

Organs, jet engines and sports equipment. 3D printing opens up opportunities to design one-of-a-kind products. And this naturally provides the perfect conditions for niche...

Construction and mechanics Innovation and product development Medicine and medico technology Artificial organs Hearing aids Food production
29 AUG

Celebration of the Volunteers

On Friday August 26 Hearing Systems’ researchers had invited all the people that have participated in their experiments this year. The event gave the researchers the opportunity...

Electrotechnology Information technology Computer calculations Hearing aids Artificial organs Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
15 JAN

A technological playground of 64 loudspeakers

For Marton Marschall, a postdoctoral researcher at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Copenhagen, the department of Electrical Engineering’s new audio-visual...

Electrotechnology Sound Software and programming Hearing aids
2015
26 OCT

Antenna Specialist receives 'Elektroprisen 2015'

This year a former DTU Elektro PhD student and two MSc students received prizes when the Elektrofondet celebrated its 50th anniversary and distributed the 'Elektroprisen...

Electrotechnology Antennas Electromagnetism Hearing aids
23 OCT

Sophisticated sound laboratory provides new knowledge about hearing

Today Friday October 23th, the News Magazine ‘Ingeniøren’ brings an article about the new Audio-Visual-Immersion-Lab at Hearing Systems.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems Artificial organs Health and diseases
01 JUL

Lab opening

More than a hundred people filled the new buildings on Friday, June 26, at the opening of the Hearing Systems laboratories, DTU Elektro. After the speeches, everybody...

Electrotechnology Information technology Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2014
15 SEP

Hearing Systems represented at Danish Technical Audiological Society

The Hearing Systems group was well represented at DTAS, Danish Technical Audiological Society, when they held their annual meeting Friday 12th - Saturday 13th September...

Sound Electrotechnology Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
22 AUG

IHCON 2014

The Hearing Systems group was well represented at The International Hearing Aid Research Conference (IHCON) 2014 that was held in Lake Tahoe, California on August 13-17...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hearing aids
19 JUN

Visiting student from MIT

As part of the Erasmus Mundus fellowship program Golbarg Mehraei, PhD student from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, will be joining the Hearing Systems’ research...

Medical equipment and systems Hearing aids Electrotechnology
14 MAY

Collaboration strengthens hearing research

In March, Professor Torsten Dau received Brinch’s honorary award for his hearing research at the highest international level. His is currently engaged in giving DTU’s research...

Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
13 MAR

Honorary award presented to Professor Torsten Dau

On Friday March 7 Professor Torsten Dau from Hearing Systems was celebrated at an award ceremony at DTU. Manufacturer Ulrik Brinch and his wife Marie Brinch’s honorary...

Electrotechnology Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
10 FEB

INSPIRE Copenhagen Winter School

On January 29, our Hearing Systems group organized a Winter School on the topic of “Concepts and computational models of robust bottom-up encoding”, in connection with...

Medical equipment and systems Hearing aids Sound
03 JAN

DTU and three hearing aids businesses set up new research centre

DTU, Oticon, Widex and GN Resound open a new research centre on 1 January 2014. The centre is named CAMM—Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro Systems—and will focus on...

Sound Mapping and surveying Construction and mechanics Hearing aids
2013
09 DEC

Hearing Systems represents DTU in Euro Tech video

In unique cooperation with industry, Hearing Systems is featured in a film produced for Euro Tech, the European Universities Alliance, facilitating cooperation between...

Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
22 NOV

New diagnostic research unit

On the 1 st of October the newly formed Interacoustics Research Unit (IRU) has started up at DTU Elektro in building 352 next to the Hearing Systems and Acoustic technology...

Hearing aids
09 OCT

10 years with CAHR - A real fairy tale

” CAHR is a story or maybe more correctly a fairy tale so wonderful that not even Hans Christian Andersen could have made it,” Head of Elektro Department Kristian Stubkjær...

Hearing aids Sound Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Information technology
13 SEP

ISAAR 2013 Listening with the brain

On August 26 to 28 two hundred professional researchers, scientists, and phD students from all over the world travelled to Nyborg, Denmark in order to participate in the...

Hearing aids
06 SEP

Guest lecture for the Frederiksberg Hard of Hearing Association

On the evening of September 5th, about 20 people from the Fredriksberg Hard of Hearing Association listened with great interest to a presentation by by PhD student Simon...

Hearing aids
04 SEP

Ville Pulkki visits CAHR

At the moment professor Ville Pulkki from Aalto University,Finland, is visiting CAHR

Sound Hearing aids
23 AUG

Evening event at Høreforeningen Frederiksberg

Ph.D student Simon Krogholt Christiansen will give a talk to the association for the hard of hearing Frederiksberg, den lokale høreforening Frederiksberg, on the human...

Hearing aids
07 JUN

Hearing Technology options

The scene was set for an interesting debate among professionals in all parts of the hearing area when the ATV Group Electrical- and IT (Danish Academy of Technical Sciences...

Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems