AES Warsaw 2015
Technical Tour TT5

Sunday, May 10, 08:30 — 11:30 (Off-Site 1)

TT5 - World Hearing Center

Abstract:
The World Hearing Center is a modern specialized hospital providing medical care at the highest quality level in the fields of otolaryngology, audiology, phoniatrics, rehabilitation, and biomedical engineering. The Center is one of the leading medical institutions in hearing disorders treatment, conducting one of the largest hearing implant programs in the world, performing about 18,000 surgical procedures yearly. It is also a research, education and conference center with a large scope of scientific activity.

The tour of WHC will be focused at three units of the Center. At the Teleaudiology Department the visitors will be acquainted with a unique National Network of Teleaudiology introduced in 2009 with the aim of providing a wide range of medical and educational services with the use of telecommunication. At the Cochlear Implant and Auditory Perception Department a Sound Localization Test and a test of evoked cochlear potentials will be presented. At the Bioimaging Research Center, equipped with a 3T MRI scanner with compatible headphones, the visitors will be acquainted with studies of sound perception and neural processing responsible for certain cognitive processes

Technical Tours are made available on a first come, first served basis to anyone with an All Access badge. Tickets can be purchased during normal registration hours at the convention center.


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