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1. (WO2015044926) AUDIOMETRY SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/044926    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2014/064944
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Wed Oct 01 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: A61B 5/12
Applicants: UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA
Inventors: SWANEPOEL, De Wet
MYBURGH, Herman
Title: AUDIOMETRY SYSTEM AND METHOD
Abstract:
The invention provides an audiometry system for performing a mobile hearing screening, and a method for performing said screening. The system comprises a mobile device for transmitting a plurality of different predetermined signals representing predetermined sounds of different frequency and intensity; at least one set of earphones provided with a receiver for receiving the signals, the earphones being responsive to the signals for emitting said predetermined sounds in accordance with the signals; and an interface programmed to determine and record the response of a user of the earphones to the emission of the respective sounds by the earphones in response to the signals.