Tympam introduces Open Source hearing aids #Opensource @Tympan
Via Tympan on Twitter – Tympan are making hearing aids financially accessible to people who need them and anyone working with sounds who wants to develop open source hardware. The goal is for the hearing aid OSS/OSH to prime researchers to create better hearing aids in a low-cost open source way beyond the typical market of commercial devices which start in the $1000s.
The RevD hardware uses a Teensy 3.6 processor with Bluetooth BC127 along with two digital MEMS Microphone and additional pins out so you can customize: add CODEX, UART and SPI bus access. All hardware and software materials are posted on Tympan’s GitHub repository. The hardware was designed in Brooklyn, NY.
It launches March 1st and is $299 USD. It can be purchased on their website tympan.org
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