A State-of-the-Art Teleaudiology Platform

Opens up new connection points with patients, revenue streams for clinics, and enables real-time remote consultations

 

 

How it Works

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Features

The SHOEBOX Consult teleaudiology functionality offers:

  • Pure tone air conduction up to 8 kHz (Threshold, MCL, UCL). Provides a choice of multiple signal sound types
  • Forehead bone conduction testing up to 4 kHz with optimal placement for ease of use in a remote setting
  • Support for Speech Reception Threshold (SRT), QuickSIN™, and Speech Discrimination testing with word lists specific to local regions
  • Photo capture with patient-guided video otoscopy
  • Built-in video conferencing capabilities
  • Talk forward/Talk back allowing for patient instructions to help guide them as required
  • On-screen display of audiogram with the ability to input comments

Best Suited For

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Hearing Services

Perform remote tests in real-time

  • Conduct remote diagnostics in real time
  • Seamlessly perform AC & BC, pure tone & speech testing, and video-otoscopy
  • Expand access to hearing care
  • Provide comprehensive telehealth while the patient is at a remote clinic or at home

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Clinical Validation

SHOEBOX has been clinically validated for use as a diagnostic audiometer, even when testing is performed outside of a sound booth. We have been included in various studies on the efficacy of tablet audiometry, conducted at some of the world’s leading institutions. 

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Training & Support

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    Training

    All new customers are offered 1:1 web-based training and access to SHOEBOX University, our online, self-paced learning modules. Custom training solutions are offered via our Optional Professional Services.

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    Help Center

    Our online Help is a central repository designed to give you quick and easy access to all the information you may need. Visit help.shoebox.md to download manuals, find answers to questions, learn about recent updates, and more.

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    Support

    From Monday to Friday, our Support team is here for you. Contact us by email or phone and let us know how we can help.

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    Annual Calibration Service

    To maintain compliance with ANSI S3.6 standards, we offer two options:

    • Newly calibrated transducers shipped as advance replacements for expiring transducers
    • Send us your transducers for calibration
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    Audiological Consulting

    Our in-house licensed audiology team provides support and consultation when you need it. Whether for protocol and workflow development or results review, contact us to discuss how we can help.

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    Optional Professional Services

    Custom consulting services and integrations, additional deployment services , and dedicated services reps.

Technical Specifications

  • Audiometer Type

    IEC 60645-1: Type 2

    ANSI S3.6 2018: Type 2

  • Frequency Range

    Air conduction (AC) transducers: 125-8000 Hz

    Bone conduction (BC) transducers: 250-4000 Hz

    Sound field: 250-8000 Hz

  • Intensity Range

    Air conduction transducers: -10 to 110 dB HL

    Bone conduction transducers: -10 to 70 dB HL 

    Sound field: -10 to 120 dB HL (with external amplifier)

  • Level Resolution

    1, 2 or 5 dB step resolution

  • Stimulus Types

    Pure tone

    Pulsed tone

    Warble tone

  • Masking Types

    Narrowband noise

    White noise

  • Available Tests

    Pure tone audiometry

    Speech audiometry including

    • SRT/SAT
    • Speech discrimination
    • Speech MCL and UCL

    Automated and manual pure tone testing modes

    Video-otoscopy

  • Other Features

    Select clinical questionnaires 

    Advanced user communication tools; notifications & activity feeds 

    Downloaded reports 

    Testing & results traceability

    Free field integrated self-calibration tool 

    Active noise monitoring (based on ANSI/ASA S3.6 (2018) MPANLs)

    Built-in video conferencing tool

  • Interface and Prerequisites

    Full web and cloud-based solution (compatible with most PC and Mac computers)

    A “Full HD” screen of 1920 x 1080 pixels is recommended for optimal work conditions. A minimum horizontal resolution of 1280px is required

    Google Chrome with automatic updates (activated by default). SHOEBOX Platform is only supported by Google Chrome

    Noah 4.5.x or more recent versions to use Noah Mobile functions

    Noah 4.2.x or more recent versions to use the module for Noah

    Microsoft Windows 7 or later or any other operating system supported by Google Chrome including MacOS 10.13 or later

    Internet connectivity with minimum speed of 2 Mbit/sec.

  • Compatible Transducers and Microphones

    AC: DD450 headphones and IP30 insert earphones

    BC: Bone oscillator B-71(mastoid or forehead placement)

    Class II microphone (MicW)

     

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