IFHOH Journal May 2020
The new IFHOH Journal is out!
Read about the IFHOH congress and BGM in 2021, IFHOH Coronavirus statement, IFHOH info sources on COVID-19, WHO news, EFHOH news, EDF news, in memory of Volker Albert, APFHD news, and much more...
CAPAC and ICIAA meeting - 17-Dec-2019
IFHOH is part of the International Cochlear Implants Advocacy Alliance that had a meeting in Geneva and created the Consumer and Professional Advocacy Committee (CAPAC).
Congratulations to our friends in IFHOH regions for new newsletters:
EFHOH is the Europe region of IFHOH.
APFHD is the Asia Pacific region of IFHOH.
Hearing Loops and Telecoils: When will they become obsolete?
International Hearing Access Committee (IHAC), had published its first statement. According to this statement, Hearing Loops and Telecoils should not be replaced by new technologies, before these new technologies are fully matured and carefully examined by end users.
IFHOH and WFD joint statement:
ASR is not ready for TRS and Captions
ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) is a promising AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology, but it is not yet ready for TRS (Telephone Relay System) service and for Captioning service.
IFHOH Press Release - World Hearing Day 2019
March 3rd, 2019
Initiated by IFHOH and hosted by DSB, the 4th International Accessibility Conference on Hearing Loops and Hearing Technology (Future Loops), was a great success. At the end of the conference, IFHOH, DSB and EFHOH signed a conference statement about accessibility for HOH persons in large venues (October 2017)
IFHOH Press Release May 30, 2017:
WHO (World Health Organization) adopted an important resolution about hearing loss and hearing care.