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...

Hearing loss may be a ‘hidden’ disability but with an ageing population, its prevalence in care homes is growing. It’s estimated that by 2032 almost 80% of people in residential care in England will have some form of hearing loss and an inability to hear clearly...

11 million people (1 in 6) in the UK live with hearing loss. They constitute the largest disabled group and almost a quarter of them wear a hearing aid. This quick reference guide has been produced for Deaf Awareness Week 2019. It sets out your responsibilities as...

We are proud to announce a two-year initial partnership with the UK’s largest hearing loss charity, Action on Hearing Loss. Contacta have been selected as the charity’s exclusive supplier of assistive listening technology, which means we will respond to the thousands of enquiries the charity receives...

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...

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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