Disability Discrimination Act 1992
The Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010 under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 provides protection for everyone in Australian against discrimination based on disability. A key requirement under these standards is that a hearing augmentation system be provided in buildings where people assemble for:
Hearing Augmentation / Induction Loop / Phonak Dynamic SoundField / FM or Infrared Systems
Loop systems take an audio signal and convert it back to high quality audio for hearing aids to receive.
There are many different types of hearing augmentation systems available. The most common type of hearing augmentation system is an audio-frequency induction loop, often simply referred to as an induction loop.
Selection of the appropriate system takes into account:
To ensure that a loop system provides genuine benefit to the hard of hearing, it must comply with the requirements of the international standard for loop systems (IEC60118-4).
Dynamic SoundField & inspiro FM Products