Predictions for 2031. De Wet Swanepoel : How COVID triggered the hearing health care revolution
Predictions for 2031.  De Wet Swanepoel : How COVID triggered the hearing health care revolution

 
 

futures

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We consulted 15 audiology experts on what everyone in hearing health will be talking about in 2031? No. 1: De Wet Swanepoel.

UK professional associations ready for face-to-face autumn gatherings; BTA announces virtual tinnitus event
UK professional associations ready for face-to-face autumn gatherings; BTA announces virtual tinnitus event

 

UK events

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The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has added a virtual event to a busy calendar of UK hearing events, at least two of them face-to-face gatherings.

Sonova teams up with French biotech Sensorion for long-term study of hearing loss genetics
Sonova teams up with French biotech Sensorion for long-term study of hearing loss genetics

 
 

genetics

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The days when genetic analysis becomes routine in diagnosis of progressive hearing loss should come nearer faster thanks to a strategic team-up between Swiss hearing health giant Sonova and Montpellier-based clinical-stage biotech company, Sensorion.

EUHA 2021: Fewer non-German visitors than usual as face-to-face returns
EUHA 2021: Fewer non-German visitors than usual as face-to-face returns

 
 
 

EUHA

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For this first face-to-face return, few non-Germans made the trip to this 2021 EUHA, traditionally the major European audiology gathering.

EUHA brings hearing back to face-to-face and tests the congress scene for Hanover and Germany
EUHA brings hearing back to face-to-face and tests the congress scene for Hanover and Germany

 
 

EUHA

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The world’s biggest hearing event, the EUHA Congress, celebrated its 65th international edition in Hanover from September 15 to 17, its organisers triumphantly hoping for a final calculation of over 50% of the 8,000+ visitors it attracted in pre-pandemic 2019.

UK and Ireland audiologists face delay on Starkey's new Evolv AI
UK and Ireland audiologists face delay on Starkey's new Evolv AI

 
 

supply

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Short term supply chain glitches currently affecting manufacturers worldwide have slowed down the UK and Ireland introduction of Starkey's new Evolve AI. Customers have been told to expect arrival at the "start of 2022".

Spanish film director Pedro Almodovar confesses his tinnitus "nightmare"
Spanish film director Pedro Almodovar confesses his tinnitus

 

tinnitus

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Cult filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has been opening up to Spain's national media on the torment and social isolation caused to him by his tinnitus.

Company Directory

New products

Phonak expands the intelligence of Paradise, opening its gates to unilateral hearing loss usersPhonak expands the intelligence of Paradise, opening its gates to unilateral hearing loss users

 

hearing aids

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ActiveVent and CROS P are the latest additions to Phonak's Paradise line of hearing aid technology, now the best-selling platform in the company's history.

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GN announces an GN announces an "as and when" hearing aid "earbud": Jabra Enhance Plus

 
 
 

hearing aids

© GN Hearing    The Jabra Enhance Plus is IP52-rated for water and dust resistance

Jabra Enhance Plus—an "on your own terms" solution that satisfies true wireless demand, lifestyle convention, and medical-grade requirement for mild to moderate loss—has been announced for later 2021 availability by GN Hearing.

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Oticon More expansion includes new dynamic music programmeOticon More expansion includes new dynamic music programme

 

product news

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A groundbreaking music programme, new miniRITE style, a new SmartCharger and a new rechargeable CROS transmitter are all all part of August 2021 update to the Oticon More hearing aid.

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