iTinnitus Solutions

iTinnitus SolutionsAvailable on App StoreiTinnitus is an application intended to mask and relief tinnitus*.

Masking tinnitus is performed by producing “white noise” sound or sound of rain, water or fire for a period of time set by the timer from the appropriate app screen. The tinnitus relief effect is achieved by producing (generating) a pure tone sound with a frequency of 100 – 10000 Hz for a period of time set by the timer.

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* Tinnitus – from the Latin word tinnītus meaning “ringing”) is the perception of sound within the human ear in the absence of corresponding external sound.


  • The app contains official medical information on Tinnitus, including treatment recommendations
  • Solutions for masking and relieving tinnitus
  • Tinnitus Diary feature to control your tinnitus
  • Ability to send your Tinnitus Diary to your Doctor for analysis and further consultations
  • The application is designed and approved by Dr. Robin LeBlanc, MD, FRSCS, Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Nova Scotia, Canada

Technical Details:

The application performs sound (tone) generation and playback. Tone generation is based on a math functions and was tested for relevance to the stated frequencies. Sound playback is based on gapless of the sound samples to imitate a real infinite sound of water or fire.

The interface is made of standard controls and elements to make it familiar to most of iPhone/iTouch device users. Large buttons and controls are intended to make it easier using the application for aged people.

Used technologies and products: iPhone SDK, Cocoa Touch, C, Custom UI Elements implementation

Project complexity:

  • Overall project duration: 3 weeks
  • The team consisted of: 1 Developer, 1 QA and 1 BA / Project Manager