Hearing the benefits of ‘old’ technology Most industries are aware of the need to create spaces that are accessible. Focus is now shifting to environments that are inclusive and integrate everyone’s needs. Assistive listening technology is an essential part of inclusive design to make sure public buildings...

https://youtu.be/E47-_Yo9-1Q Are you unsure about what a hearing loop is, how to use one and why they should be installed? Our animated video should shed some light on the matter. Watch it now and contact us for more information....

Meeting the needs of people with hearing loss There are 11 million people in the UK (1 in 6) with hearing loss and close to half of those wear a hearing aid. As the largest group within the disabled community, they represent a significant consumer spend...

The latest revision of the BS 8300 standard has been released.  The new revision includes, for the first time, specific guidance on accessibility for people with hearing loss.  Look at why you should create a fully inclusive environment. Until now, facilities managers have had little guidance...

It's been 25 years since Dean Corrigan was 16 and starting to work for Contacta on a Youth Training Scheme (YTS). One day a week he would come to us from his college course where he was studying to be an electrician. But he only...

How Contacta is helping to change US air travel There is a growing awareness, both in the UK and stateside, of the needs of air passengers with hearing loss. It has taken time for so-called ‘hidden disabilities’ to be included in accessibility strategies, which previously have...

With the help of technology, speech can be transferred effectively through obstacles such as glazed partitions and other security barriers, meaning your customers and staff can converse flawlessly and freely. We design, manufacture, install and support high-quality speech transfer systems for a wide range of needs. As leaders...

Travelling on public transport is easy if it’s a route you take regularly and you know where you’re going.  But exploring outside your area, travelling while away on holiday or knowing where stops will be if there’s a diversion in place can be challenging if...

We are proud to announce the launch of the V14, the latest in our V-Series range of large area hearing loop drivers. The V14 has twice the power of the V7, enabling it to drive hearing loops of up to 300 metres in length. This makes...

For Deaf Awareness Week 2018, we have developed a guide to help you understand your right to hear, how to check whether hearing loops are available, and to give you advice about what to do if they are not....

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