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Hearing solutions for the classroom

Roger™ for Education

  • Classroom solutions
  • Focused learning

It is important for all children, especially those with hearing challenges, to hear well at school. Classrooms are a dynamic place and to fully participate, every child needs to hear not only the teacher, but also classmates and multimedia devices. With Roger™ for Education, there is a hearing solution for every situation.

  • Encourage active participation in the classroom
  • Engage in various classroom activities with ease.
  • Fully automatic to switch from one speaker to a group conversation
  • Connect to any multimedia device  
  • Compatible with virtually all hearing aids or cochlear implants
Education

If I am sitting 20 meters away in the back of the classroom, it’s as if I’m standing right in front of someone.

Alex Student and Roger for Education User
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Hardware features

Classroom noise, distance, and poor acoustics can create challenging learning and teaching conditions. The Roger for Education solutions are designed to address these challenges and create an optimal learning environment for everyone.

  • Provides better speech recognition for students¹
  • Improve opportunities for learning and communication for students²
  • Reduce vocal strain for teachers³
 

Types of Roger™ Touchscreen microphones and accessories

Phonak Roger Touchscreen Mic hearing aid microphone.

Roger™ Touchscreen Mic

When worn around the neck, the Roger Touchscreen Mic transmits the teacher's voice directly to the student’s hearing device as well as to the Roger DigiMaster, helping to hear in noisy situations. When placed on the table, this wireless microphone switches to a small group interaction mode, allowing children to better understand their peers and participate in classrooms.¹

 
Phonak Roger™ SF Touchscreen Mic hearing aid microphone.

Roger™ SF Touchscreen Mic

To enable the entire class to hear in noisy backgrounds or over distance, this simple-to-use microphone can be combined with one or more Roger™ Pass-around microphones to transmit speech to Roger™ DigiMaster loudspeakers and amplify voices.

 
Phonak Roger DigiMaster SoundField.

Roger™ DigiMaster SoundField

Advanced soundfield technology amplifies teachers’ and students’ voices clearly, helping to maintain speech understanding over noise. It helps students achieve academic success² and avoids teachers’ vocal strain.³

 
Phonak Roger Pass-around Mic hearing aid microphone.

Roger™ Pass-around Mic

A student microphone designed to enhance classroom discussions. It can be passed from one student to another, allowing the child with hearing loss to hear not only the teacher, but also their classmates.

 
Phonak Roger Multimedia Hub hearing aid transmitter.

Roger™ Multimedia Hub

A versatile transmiter featuring audio mixing, the Roger Multimedia Hub allows a teacher's voice to be heard simultaneously with an audio signal and can be connected to any multi-media device or used as a standalone transmitter by a student for audiobooks.

 
Phonak Roger Charging Rack with four charging slots.

Roger™ Charging Rack

A small and lightweight accessory that allows up to four devices to be charged simultaneously, making teachers ready for the next day in the classroom.

 
Roger WallPilot hearing aid accessory.

Roger™ WallPilot

A wall-mounted device that automatically connects students’ Roger™ receivers and teachers’ microphones to the room’s existing Roger™ network, saving up teachers' time to get students ready for class.

 
Phonak Roger Repeater hearing aid accessory.

Roger™ Repeater

An accessory that can be used with a Roger™ for Education primary transmitter to help extend the range of audio, allowing the Roger signal to be heard anywhere in a large classroom.

 
Phonak Roger Focus II hearing aid.

Roger™ Focus II

A wearable solution for children with unilateral hearing loss, auditory processing disorder, or autism spectrum disorder to help assist when it’s noisy and their ability to concentrate is impacted.

 
Phonak Roger Touchscreen Mic hearing aid microphone.

Roger Touchscreen mics Software features

Roger™ Touchscreen Mics are exciting and easy-to-use wireless microphones that are at the core of Roger™ for Education solutions. They can help students and teachers tackle classroom activities with confidence.

Fully automatic

The Roger Touchscreen Mic automatically switches from an individual talker to a small group interaction mode, depending on its placement. The Roger Touchscreen Mic continuously estimates the surrounding noise and automatically optimizes the volume so that speech remains loud and clear.

Easy controls

With its intuitive indicator lights and user-friendly interface, Roger Touchscreen Mic allows both teachers and students to easily know when the microphone is working and transmitting.

Completely compatible

A versatile choice that works with just about every hearing aid and cochlear implant. It allows multiple microphones and media devices to be connected for full classroom interaction.

 
Phonak Roger SoundField hearing aid microphone.

Roger™ SoundField

Roger SoundField system features quality sound and plug-and-play simplicity to amplify sound from the teacher, students, and other media sources to the entire class, including both those with and without assisted hearing.

Types of Roger™ SoundField products

Positioned in the classroom, the Roger DigiMaster loudspeaker has multiple speakers within the tower. By using cylindrical sound dispersion, the teacher’s voice is distributed almost equally through the room. Like all other Roger devices, the system is adaptive, helping the teacher’s voice stay above the noise.

DigiMaster 5000

A standalone unit that contains 12 mini loudspeakers and produces high-quality sound for average-sized classrooms. 

DigiMaster 7000

For larger classrooms, lecture halls, and auditoriums, the DigiMaster 7000 features 15 high-quality mini loudspeakers that can be combined with another unit, covering double the range of one DigiMaster 5000.

 
Classroom with nine teenager pupils and a female teacher with plenty of different Phonak Roger microphones.

Software features

Bluetooth connectivity

New Bluetooth connectivity module for easy connection to multimedia devices used in classrooms. This allows the teacher’s voice from the Roger Touchscreen Mic to be mixed with music or another audio signal from a smart device simultaneously. 

Sound quality

More Bass for a fuller, richer sound quality. Thanks to new high-quality loudspeakers.

Access multiple speakers

Connect up to 35 Roger microphones, such as Roger Touchscreen Mic or Roger Pass-around, in the same Roger network to hear everyone. 

 
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Roger for Education

Frequently asked questions

  • Unlimited number of Roger receivers
  • Up to 35 Roger microphones
  • Maximum 1 Roger Multimedia Hub when mixing network mode is selected
  • Maximum 1 Roger DigiMaster 5000
  • Up to 2 Roger DigiMaster 7000

Yes. Turn the device off and on again in front of the Roger WallPilot.

Yes, multiple Roger Multimedia Hubs in their own network can be used in one room.

No, changes are immediately applied.

Roger SoundField systems can be used without restrictions in all classrooms in a school building. The intelligent digital transmission technology ensures that no channel switching, or planning is required.

The DigiMaster 5000 is designed for use in rooms measuring up to 100 square meters (1076 sq. ft) or roughly 100 listeners.

One pair of DigiMaster 7000 loudspeakers is designed for use in rooms measuring up to 300 square meters (3230 sq. ft) or roughly 300 listeners.

Usually up to four Roger Repeaters will be used to cover a large room or gym in schools. But if needed, additional Roger Repeaters can be added.

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Footnotes

1 Wolfe, J., Morais, M., Neumann, S., Schafer, E., Mülder, H., Wells., N., John, A. & Hudson, M. (2013). Evaluation of Speech Recognition with Personal FM and Classroom Audio Distribution Systems. Journal of Educational Audiology, 19, 65-79. 

2 Cornwell, S. & Evans, C.J. (2001). The effects of soundfield amplification on attending behaviours. Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 25(3), 135–144. 

3 Cruz, A. D. da, Silvério, K. C. A., Ribeiro, V. V. & Jacob, R. T. de S. (2016). Dynamic soundfield system impact on the teacher’s voice: case report. Revista CEFAC, 18(5), 1260–1270.