Improving speech intelligibility in background noise with an adaptive directional microphone.

@article{Blamey2006ImprovingSI,
  title={Improving speech intelligibility in background noise with an adaptive directional microphone.},
  author={Peter J. Blamey and Hayley J Fiket and Brenton Steele},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={
          519-30
        }
}
Omnidirectional, supercardioid, and adaptive directional microphones (ADM) were evaluated in combination with the ADRO amplification scheme for eight participants with moderate sloping hearing losses. The ADM produced better speech perception scores than the other two microphones in all noise conditions. Participants performed the Hearing in Noise Test sentences at -4.5 dB SNR or better, which is similar to the level achievable with normal hearing. The Speech, Spatial and Qualities of Hearing… Expand
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