What’d he say? Adaptive technology for the movies…

What’d he say? Adaptive technology for the movies…

Rochelle Karina

A little over a year ago, I was officially diagnosed with hearing loss. After much research, and a lot of talks with various specialists, I’ve come to accept that at this point in time, hearing aids are not really the right choice for me. Long story, short version: they’re expensive, not covered by insurance, ugly, and generally not likely to correct my type of loss to an acceptable level.

In other words, lots of negatives, for minimal return. Ummm… no thanks. So, what are my other options here?

Adaptive technology to the rescue, it seems. Take movies for example…

At home, if I want to understand all the dialog in the movie, I simply drive everyone else in the room nuts by turning on the captions… that is, if the movie has them.

Going to the movies is a totally different story. Even though the volume level in most…

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