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Software

- A research group at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST has developed a software application enabling people to use their cellular phones to test their hearing capacity. The new software is designed so that people can predict an onset of hearing deficiency even before such reaches a critical level. Experts believe that when a person starts using a hearing aid before the condition worsens, that person will find it easier to adapt to the device. The software can be downloaded from the Internet. It shows an interface on the phone screen while the user listens to sounds through headphones attached...

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