induction loop system

induction loop system

n
(Electrical Engineering) a system enabling partially deaf people to hear dialogue and sound in theatres, cinemas, etc, consisting of a loop of wire placed round the perimeter of a designated area. This emits an electromagnetic signal which is picked up by a hearing aid. Often shortened to: induction loop
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Anderson, "Nonlinear least-squares inversion of transient soundings for a central induction loop system (Program NLSTCI)," U.S.
The special vessel - run by the Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) charity - has been modified to include lifts between decks for wheelchair users, signs in braille and an induction loop system for the partially deaf.
The Heart of England Cooperative Society have donated pounds 250 to the Kenilworth venue to help improve and extend their induction loop system which helps signals to hearing aids.
ISDN lines have been installed and are available on each floor of the Conference Centre, while an induction loop system has been installed in the lecture theatre.
The changes required could be widening a doorway, providing a permanent ramp for wheelchair users or an induction loop system, installing tactile lift buttons, relocating door handles, switches or shelves.
An audio or induction loop system transmits sound via a loop of wire that surrounds the seating area.
Funds raised will contribute towards an induction loop system for hearing aids in the transformed Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Two parking spaces are reserved for disabled drivers and there's an induction loop system.
The new mobile library has a lift, for people who use wheelchairs, and an induction loop system for people who are hard of hearing.