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...

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...

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