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Simulations & Apps

This section contains Web-based and mobile-based hearing screening tools, noise meters, hearing loss simulators and other interactive applications. These tools are designed to enable service members, veterans, and families to understand the dangers of hazardous noise, appreciate the importance of hearing, and take the necessary steps to protect against auditory injury.

*Note: The Hearing Center of Excellence does not endorse the use of online tests/screenings, noise meters, simulators, or mobile applications as official diagnostic tools or measurement instruments. The information contained herein is for informational purposes only.

Online Hearing Tests and Screenings

  • There are many resources online to access hearing tests and screening.  A simple internet search will yield many results.  

Online Noise Scales and Meters

Online Hearing Loss Simulators


Mobile Applications

  • Diagnosis and Management of Auditory Injury

    These mobile solutions are designed to help users measure their hearing and/or track and optimize their hearing capabilities.

  • Noise Measurement

    These tools arm you with the information you need to understand noises in your daily environment. This is an important part of preventing noise-induced hearing loss.

  • Assistive Devices for Individuals with Hearing Loss

    These tools, which range from voice recognition applications to subtitle readers, are designed to enhance communication for individuals suffering from auditory impairments.

Hearing Loss Prevention Training Tools and Simulators

Quick Fact


The most-common types of hearing protection are ear plugs and noise muffs.

About Us

The Hearing Center of Excellence fosters and promotes the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, rehabilitation and research of hearing loss and auditory injury. It supports the development, exchange and adoption of best practices, research, measures of effectiveness and clinical care guidelines to reduce the prevalence and cost of hearing loss and tinnitus among Warriors and Veterans. Read more

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