Hearing Assistance Systems


Enter keywords like «cinema», «theatre», «kirche», etc. to perform a search on www.hearingloop.ch. You can restrict the search results by entering additional keywords, such as «Universität Zürich», «Cosmos Cinema» or «Kirche Basel». The search function checks all postal addresses, room, and building names.

Click on a marker to see an info window with the postal address and information about the hearing assistance system. If available, room plans are marked in green to indicate where reception is best. Click on the pictures to enlarge them.

Info Window

Hearing Aid with inductive antennaPicture: Phonak AG

Did you know? Most hearing aids can receive signals wirelessly in cinemas, theatre, churches, lecture halls, etc. You will hear clearly at full volume without reverberation or background noise. This makes it possible to understand any conversation, even in large meeting rooms full of people. Hearing assistance systems are provided at more than 2,000 locations in Switzerland.

It‘s really quite simple. You only need to switch your hearing aid to T-mode. This is done with the push of a button on your hearing aid or its remote control. If you don‘t know where to find this button, just ask your hearing aid technician how to set up T-mode or inductive reception.

Hearing aids come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from small in-ear devices to behind-the-ear devices to specialised hearing aids such as cochlear implants.

Does your hearing aid also have a telecoil? On the following website, you can see a list of hearing aids with telecoil.

List of hearing aids by Federal Institute of Metrology METAS

Symbols explained

T-mode is the most common icon. Inductive reception of sound directly via hearing aids which have been switched to T-mode by pressing a button on the device.

This requires a small portable device that can be requested at the reception or in the checkout area. An inductive neck loop is attached to the small device.

In rare cases, the direct sound is transmitted via infrared light to a small portable device with an inductive neck loop. This receiver is available at the reception or in the checkout area.

Green diamond: Tested hearing system with standard reception.

Yellow diamond: Tested hearing system which does not quite meet the standard.

White diamond: Untested hearing system, not rated.

Search for an address in any form, for example «Belpstrasse 24, Bern»

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Further development of the directory of hearing assistance systems, version 4, 2018-2019

We thank the following sponsors for the financial support:

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Paul Hess Foundation

Ruth und Arthur Scherbarth Foundation

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Further development of the directory of hearing assistance systems, version 3, 2017

We thank the following sponsors for the financial support:

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Paul Hess Foundation Katholische Kirche Region Bern

Further development of the directory of hearing assistance systems, version 2, 2014

We thank the following sponsors for the financial support:

Eidgenössisches Büro für die Gleichstellung von Menschen mit Behinderungen EBGB Denk an mich

Updating of the directory of hearing assistance systems

For the updating of the hearing loop directory, we cooperate with pro audito groups and forom écoute. The regional functional testers check the hearing loops and report to us changes, as well as new hearing loops. We obtain the exact measurements of reception quality and room plans from the measurement technicians at pro audito switzerland. We work together with the following to update our hearing loop directory:

pro audito schweiz forom écoute

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