Rubinstein needed a solution that was easy to transport from house to house, and that delivered quick, reliable, easy-to-understand results and didn’t require a lot of complicated set-up. Putting her clients’ minds at ease during what can be an unfamiliar and even scary experience was foremost on her mind.
Administering hearing tests in people’s homes rather than from an office or a centralized location adds an element of unpredictability. Rubinstein needed reliable, portable technology that made in-home testing as smooth as possible. Due to a history of back problems, she also needed a lightweight, portable solution to demonstrate for clients.
“When you go to a different house every time, it's very difficult to find the perfect spot,” says Rubinstein. “You need a quiet place, and to take into consideration everything around the person.”