How well can people understand speech in video calls?

About Soundbites Webinars: Your chance to hear about the latest hearing research from NAL experts from the comfort of home! Join us for Soundbites – bite-sized 15-minute interactive webinars presented by leading researchers at NAL.

Presented by Dr Vicky Zhang, Senior Research Audiologist at NAL

There is growing interest in developing new technologies to assist people with and without hearing loss to communicate effectively using videoconferencing platforms, such as Zoom, MS Teams, Google Meet, etc. Hear about NAL’s pilot research to explore people’s speech communication performances on audiological measures administered face-to-face and via videoconference.

This webinar covers the following learning objectives

  • Learn about how well people with and without hearing loss understand speech both in person and via a videoconferencing platform.
  • Understand the level of acceptability with videoconference-based audiological speech assessment in people with normal hearing and hearing impairment.

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