A selection of our most frequently asked questions
WHAT IS EAVE’S SOLUTION?
Eave has developed a system to help employers prevent noise induced injuries at work. Eave’s solution consists of two components: the Peak noise monitoring and mapping platform and the Eave intelligent ear defenders.
HOW CAN I OBTAIN THE EAVE SOLUTION TODAY?
Call our London office on 0333 880 5693 (previously 0207 253 3414). Email firstname.lastname@example.org or click on the Enquire button on our home page.
HOW DOES EAVE'S SOLUTION WORK?
The MKI headset continually samples the ambient noise level and wirelessly uploads the data gathered to the Peak platform, which creates an online noise map. The ear defenders enable communication in noise using a microphone array combined with Digital Signal Processing. The MKI is Bluetooth enabled.
WHAT IS THE EAVE WORK MKI’S BATTERY LIFE?
The rechargeable battery lasts for 30-60 hours depending on the functionalities enabled. It takes approximately three hours to fully charge the battery.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
You only pay for a subscription to Peak that can be as little as £1 per day. The hardware is provided as part of the subscription. Short term subscriptions include a hardware rental fee.
HOW IS THE LOCATION OF THE NOISE DATA MAPPED BY THE EAVE PEAK PLATFORM CAPTURED?
Bluetooth beacons are placed on site and the headsets continuously record the nearest beacon and link this with a time stamp and the associated environmental noise level.
DOES EAVE COLLECT PERSONAL DATA ABOUT THE USERS?
No, the data that Eave's solution stores on the Peak platform is anonymous. Eave does not collect data identifying users. Eave adheres to the GDPR.
WHERE DOES EAVE STORE THE NOISE MAPPING DATA?
The anonymous noise mapping and monitoring data is encrypted and stored on a UK based secure server that is regularly backed up.
WHO HAS ACCESS TO THE NOISE MAPPING DATA?
Access to the information collected on the Peak platform is restricted. Access to Peak is via a username and password.
WHAT DIFFERENTIATES THE EAVE WORK INTELLIGENT HEADSET FROM OTHER HEARING PROTECTION PRODUCTS?
The Eave headsets are the only ear defenders that have integrated noise mapping and dosimetry.
PPE COMPATABILITY OF THE MKI
Eye protection: Most, Yes. The MKI uses a gel cushion to reduce sound leakage when used with eye protection.
Respiratory Protective Systems: Most, Yes. If there is a connector for mounting ear defenders.
Helmets and bump caps: The MKI uses a clip that is certified for the following helmets: JSP EVO 3; JSP EVOLite; Centurion Concept.
Face shields and masks: Most, Yes.
We will always check the specific PPE that the MKI needs to work with on your site before supplying it to you . We will perform our own fit checks if necessary.
DOES THE MKI WORK WITH HEARING AIDS?
Most, Yes. You'll be able to test it first.