Audible Contrast Threshold (ACT)

Audible Contrast Threshold (ACT) helps solve the #1 complaint for people with hearing loss – hearing speech in noise. It quickly provides you with insights into your patient's hearing ability in noise, and instantly prescribes how much help they need.

ACT is a quick and easy diagnostic tool that helps your patients get the most out of their hearing aids in the real world.

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    A new standard of care

    Provide a more personalized standard of care by gaining insights into your patient's hearing-in-noise ability.

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    Better hearing in noise

    Prescribe the optimal amount of help in noise based on your patient's individual test results.

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    Quick and easy

    ACT test results are seamlessly integrated into Oticon Genie 2, for a quick and personalized hearing aid fitting.



ACT is language‑independent and it only takes two minutes on average to complete








Unlock your patient's BrainHearing™ potential

Separating speech from noise is a brain function. With your patient's ACT value, you can prescribe the right amount of hearing aid help from the start to optimize sound for your patients. An ACT prescription helps support the brain’s natural way of working.

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Dive deeper into the research

Download this whitepaper to read about the extensive research behind ACT.

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Helping to solve the number one challenge for people with hearing loss


Experience two different ACT prescriptions of help in noise