Hearing aid wireless network

  • US 7,778,432 B2
  • Filed: 06/07/2004
  • Issued: 08/17/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/06/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A hearing aid comprising:

  • a transceiver for interconnection of the hearing aid with a wireless network, anda communication controller that is adapted for controlling data exchange through the network in accordance with a network protocol,wherein the controller is further adapted for initialisation of the network in an acquisition mode by controlling the transceiver to transmit interrogation data repetitively, andwherein the controller is further adapted to, upon receipt of an interrogation data received message from another device, act in a connected mode as a master of the network by repetitively controlling the transceiver to transmit synchronization data at intervals that are longer than intervals between the transmitted interrogation data in the acquisition mode.

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