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1. (WO2018099677) IMPROVEMENTS RELATING TO HEARING ASSISTANCE IN VEHICLES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/099677    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/077978
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04R 25/00
H04R 3/12
Applicants: JAGUAR LAND ROVER LIMITED
Inventors: WELLS, Andrew
Title: IMPROVEMENTS RELATING TO HEARING ASSISTANCE IN VEHICLES
Abstract:
A system (14) for a vehicle (10) for providing improved audio for a hearing impaired user, the system (14) comprising an input configured to receive electrical input signals from at least one vehicle mounted device (22), wherein the electrical input signals are representative of an operative state of the vehicle (10). The system (14) further comprises a processor (30) configured to compare the electrical input signals with a predefined criterion to determine a comparison. The system (14) is configured to generate electrical output signals corresponding to audio in dependence on the comparison and to transmit the electrical output signals to an audio output device for outputting the audio to the user.