HLAA Submitted Comments to the FCC on Hand Held’s Request for Exemption from the Hearing Aid Compatibility Rule

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HLAA Submitted Comments to the FCC on Hand Held’s Request for Exemption from the Hearing Aid Compatibility Rule

Feb 1 2007

The Hearing Loss Association submitted comments to the FCC on Hand Held’s request for exemption from the hearing aid compatibility rule for their mobile computing devices including their Dolphin Line of products that have mobile telephone capabilities. Hand Held is a manufacturer of mobile computing devices that integrate data collection and transmission functions. This exemption would potentially set up accessibility barriers in the workforce for people with hearing loss and on that basis the Hearing Loss Association opposed the request.

Read the HLAA’s comments [View PDF]