An insurance company’s analysis of claims over the pandemic years of 2020 and 2021 offers a likely but nonetheless intriguing chronicle of behavioural change through rises in ill-starred scenarios involving hot tubs, garden fires, and exercise equipment.
The latest market snapshot from the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) shows continued growth in hearing device sales, and a new high for the private market.
The results of a new study by Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California suggest that infants with hearing loss and severe developmental delays are better served with cochlear implants (CIs) than hearing aids.
A 55-year-old man from the northern French department of Aisne was driving his car on April 7, blissfully unaware that the eyes of the law were upon his ears. Six days later, Dominique Moret received notification of a 135 euro fine and a three-point penalty for "driving a vehicle with a device capable of emitting sound in the ear".
Advances in technology are creating better experiences for users and for healthcare professionals. BIHIMA spoke with Dr. Dave Fabry, Chief Innovation Officer at Starkey to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) in hearing technology has evolved, how its use has changed so far, and where AI is taking us in the future.
Pure 312 AX is the new kid on Signia's Augmented Xperience block. This hearing aid has an RIC design and uses Zn-Air batteries that last for up to four days, boasting direct streaming to Android and iOS devices.[ ... ]
Phonak has today, April 26, announced a package of additions to its Paradise family, making a bold spring statement on the importance in hearing devices of lifestyle and fashion.[ ... ]
VARTA, the German energy technology company, will give its newest hearing aid batteries their first public showcasing on March 30 at this year's AAA Conference 2022 and HearTech Expo, in St. Louis, USA.[ ... ]