Apple is making their devices more accessible to hearing impaired users by developing direct connection between Apple devices and hearing aids through the use of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and proprietary audio transmission protocol.
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Senior Principal Analyst, IoT Connectivity
Lee Ratliff is a connectivity and communications analyst responsible for directing the coverage of low-power wireless, broadband, and home networking semiconductors and technologies. His research focuses on examining what opportunities will emerge as data connectivity reaches the most isolated applications and unlocks captive value.
Before joining the company, Lee spent his career in the semiconductor industry in roles ranging from hardware and software design to product marketing and account management. At Texas Instruments, Lee specialized in connectivity technologies such as FireWire, USB, HDMI, and UWB. He has extensive knowledge in semiconductor design, fabrication, and operations; as well as in all phases of product development and in market dynamics driven by consumers and service providers.
Lee graduated from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.
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