Loop systems are currently in the news. Here are some examples to show how loops how loop systems are catching on. (Most recent listed first.)
On March 17, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bylaw making it mandatory for all new or renovated public buildings funded by New York to have hearing loops in their public assembly areas. City Council To Pass Legislation Making Public Meeting & Hearing Spaces Permanently Accessible To Those With Hearing Loss.
Audiology Online published an article on May 7, 2012 called, “The Hearing Loop Movement is Rapidly Accelerating“.
Here is another article from the New York Times on May 5, 2012 that talks about assistive listening devices including the value of loop systems: “For Hard of Hearing, Clarity Out of the Din”.
NPR (National Public Radio) ran a segment on the wonders of loop systems (November 25, 2011). You can read the article and listen to this short 3 minute, 41 second segment by clicking on this link “With The Flick Of A Switch, It’s Crystal Clear To Hear“.
This article appeared in the The Holland Sentinel on October 31, 2011: Dream becomes reality for Hope psychology professor David Myers.
Here’s an article about loop systems in Canada from the CBC News on October 26, 2011: Technology helps hearing impaired stay in ‘loop’.
Here is another article on the benefits of loop systems from Hearing News Watch on October 26, 2011: New York Times article spreads the word on the wonders of hearing loops.
Here is an article from the New York Times on October 23, 2011 extolling the benefits of loop systems: A Hearing Aid That Cuts Out All the Clatter.