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FCC Proposes Automating Phone Captioning

As part of a July 18 announcement in the Federal Register on a new proposed ruling, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)—the government agency regulating interstate communications by radio, TV, satellite, cable, and wire—has indicated an interest in utilizing automated speech recognition (ASR) as an alternative to live captioning assistants (CAs) for Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS), making the use of CAs optional.

Do Wireless Hearing Aids Present a Health Risk?

As public awareness of wireless hearing technology grows, hearing healthcare professionals may notice an uptick in long-term safety concerns being expressed. Consumers should be confident knowing that wireless hearing aids are safe and strictly regulated medical devices that meet governmental wireless communication standards in addition to those set forth for medical devices.

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