• Hearing Loss Tech Expo 2016 Attendees Information

    HLAA-CA Tech Expo 2016 5-10-2016

     
    About Tech Expo 2016
    The Hearing Loss Association of America, California State Association (HLAA-CA) is hosting a hearing loss tech expo on October 8, 2016, in Belmont, California, for attendees to learn about the latest products and services for people with hearing loss.

    Register to attend, free of charge, by clicking here. Registration is not required to attend but is highly recommended.

    Visit our Facebook tech expo event.

     
    Tech Expo 2016 Venue
    Saturday, October 8, 2016, 1-5 PM
    Sports Complex & Conference Center, 550 Island Parkway, Belmont, California 94002
    Expo Map and Directions

     
    You Are Invited
    HLAA members, people with hearing loss, their families, and their friends are all welcome. Hearing professionals are also welcome. Anyone interested in hearing loss is welcome. The expo will be open to the public, free of charge.

     
    Gifts and Prizes
    Free $50 gift cards and prizes (paid for by sponsors) will be given to lucky attendees whose names are drawn randomly during the expo. To find out about the door prize rules, click here.

     
    Attendee Tote Bags
    Complimentary reusable attendee tote bags stuffed with valuable information and prizes will be given to attendees.

     
    Refreshments
    Complimentary refreshments will be served.

     
    Networking with People with Hearing Loss
    The expo will also be an opportunity to meet and network with other people with hearing loss.

     
    ASL Interpreter Provided
    ASL interpreter is provided at the expo.

     
    Tell and Invite Others
    Please tell and invite others to the tech expo.

     
    Tech Expo 2016 Gold Sponsor

    MED-EL Corporation MED-EL is the premier developer of hearing-implant technology, connecting people in every walk of life to the rich arena of sound. Visit www.medel.com.
     

     
    Tech Expo 2016 Exhibitors

    Advanced Bionics Cochlear Implant Manufacturer
     
     
     
    Audio Everywhere Audio Everywhere is the leading provider of high-quality streaming audio solutions for Assistive Listening. Audio Everywhere works with smart phones and leverages global Wi-Fi standards.
     
    Ava Ava is a mobile application that pairs your smartphone with others to capture the conversation and show you with a real time, color coded transcript, who says what.
     
    California Academy of Audiology (CAA) CAA is a nonprofit organization representing audiologists in California. Promotes public good by fostering the growth, development, recognition and status of the profession of audiology and its members.
    California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) CTAP provides adaptive telephone equipment to California residents who have difficulties hearing, seeing, speaking, remembering, or moving, including free specialized phones and accessories for people who are hard of hearing or late-deafened.
    CapTel Outreach CapTel Outreach provides outreach, education, and installation support for the CapTel Captioned Telephone. Ideal for individuals with hearing loss, the CapTel Phone provides word-for-word captions of everything the caller is saying.
    CaptionCall CaptionCall’s revolutionary captioning telephone, iPad app, and red carpet installation service are free for the hard of hearing.
     
     
    ClearCaptions ClearCaptions is a federally funded telecommunications company providing real-time text of phone conversations for people with hearing loss. We educate local communities about this program and the free phone available.
    ClearSounds Communications Provides a complete line of communication and sound enhancement products, including Bluetooth solutions like the Quattro 4.0, Quattro 4L, QLinkTV, QH2, and A1600BT and amplified telephones like the A400, A700, and CSC500.
    Cochlear Americas Cochlear’s mission is to innovate and bring to market a range of implantable hearing solutions that deliver a lifetime of hearing outcomes.
     
    Connect Hearing Our Hearing Care Professionals are passionate about helping people to hear better. We provide professional recommendations based upon your individual hearing needs and lifestyle. We offer a 2-week FREE trial – and the Connect Advantage.
    Copper Loop Assistive Listening Devices Hearing loop equipment dealer and installer
     
     
     
    Deaf Counseling Advocacy and Referral Agency (DCARA) DCARA is a nonprofit providing communication access assistance, independent living skills, employment services, peer counseling, information & referral services, advocacy, and community education to Deaf/HH/LD/DB community members and their families.
    Department of Rehabilitation The Department’s mission is to work in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living, and equality for individuals with disabilities.
    Ditto Miss calls, texts, or wake up late because you couldn’t hear, see, or feel your phone? Ditto can help! Ditto vibrates for important notifications. Feel your phone from 100+ feet away. Download our free app today!
    Hamilton Relay Hamilton Relay provides services that allow individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf or have difficulty speaking to make and receive phone calls at no cost.
     
    Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California As a nonprofit agency, our mission is to provide life-long professional services to support all people with hearing or communication challenges in achieving their goals.
     
    HLAA-CA and Participating HLAA Northern California Chapters Providing information, education, support, and advocacy services to Californians with hearing loss, their families, and their friends
     
     
    InnoCaption InnoCaption is an App for the smartphone (iPhone and Android). InnoCaption delivers real time captioning from stenographers on incoming and outgoing calls within a 1-to-2 second delay and 95% accuracy.
    MED-EL Corporation MED-EL is the premier developer of hearing-implant technology, connecting people in every walk of life to the rich arena of sound. Visit www.medel.com.
     
    Oticon Oticon OpN is a paradigm shift in helping individuals hear and participate in the most challenging listening environments. OpN is also the world’s first dual wireless and internet-connected hearing aid.
    OTOjOY OTOjOY’s goal is to create awareness about hearing loop technology and its impact on individuals with hearing loss. Expert design and installation services and community outreach, creating hearing friendly communities throughout California.
    Phonak At Phonak, we believe that hearing well is essential to living life to the fullest. For more details visit Phonak.com and engage with the www.hearinglikeme.com community. Life is on.
     
    Serene Innovations Design, Manufacture, Amplified Telephones, Personal TV Listening Devices and Central Alert Systems for the Hearing and Vision Impaired. Blue Tooth Cell Phone Amplifier, Alarm Clock, Watches and Two Way Pager.
    Signia Signia hearing aids are inventing the future of better hearing. Signia primax™ introduces the world’s first hearing aids clinically proven to provide better than normal hearing with reduced listening effort.

     
    Tech Expo 2016 Sponsors

    ClearCaptions ClearCaptions is a federally funded telecommunications company providing real-time text of phone conversations for people with hearing loss. We educate local communities about this program and the free phone available.
    ClearSounds Communications Provides a complete line of communication and sound enhancement products, including Bluetooth solutions like the Quattro 4.0, Quattro 4L, QLinkTV, QH2, and A1600BT and amplified telephones like the A400, A700, and CSC500.
    General Technologies We sell assistive devices for the hard of hearing, TV devices, alarm clocks, personal amplifiers, FM radio transmitters and receivers etc.
     
     
    Harris Communications We have an unbeatable selection of products for all levels of hearing loss! Products include: amplified phones, assistive listening devices, TV amplifiers, loud alarm clocks, signalers and emergency alert products.
    HEARMORE Choose from our wide selection of amplified and sound-enhancing, assistive products for the deaf and hard of hearing so you can enjoy a better quality and more fulfilling, independent life.
     
    Oticon Oticon OpN is a paradigm shift in helping individuals hear and participate in the most challenging listening environments. OpN is also the world’s first dual wireless and internet-connected hearing aid.
    OTOjOY OTOjOY’s goal is to create awareness about hearing loop technology and its impact on individuals with hearing loss. Expert design and installation services and community outreach, creating hearing friendly communities throughout California.
    Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss The goal of the Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss is to devise treatments that repair the damaged inner ear and restore lost hearing, quiet tinnitus, and improve balance.
     

     
    Participating HLAA Northern California Chapters
    HLAA Diablo Valley Chapter
    HLAA East Bay Chapter
    HLAA Peninsula Chapter
    HLAA San Francisco Chapter
    HLAA Silicon Valley Chapter

     
    More Information
    For more information, email expo2016@hearinglossca.org.