Positive thinking projects a September face-to-face EUHA in Hanover
Positive thinking projects a September face-to-face EUHA in Hanover

 

congresses

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Delegates are unlikely to be rushing to book their flights, but a physical—yes, in person—September EUHA Congress and Industry Exhibition has been announced by its organisers. Companies can already book booth spaces.

Covid-19 guidance for UK hearing professionals updated
Covid-19 guidance for UK hearing professionals updated

 

covid

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The joint Covid-19 guidance for UK Audiology and Otology professionals has been revised to take into account the changing situation in the pandemic, and the planned January 15 update has now been released.

Deaflympics could happen late in 2021 but deaf sports struggle more than ever
Deaflympics could happen late in 2021 but deaf sports struggle more than ever

 

sport

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As deaf sport faces the challenge of Covid restrictions, athletes in many disciplines are hoping to get back on track in 2021. The summer Deaflympics will go ahead as planned in Brazil, from December 5 to 21, say the event’s determined organisers.

Is wearing face coverings making hearing problems more obvious and urgent?
Is wearing face coverings making hearing problems more obvious and urgent?

 

covid

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Reports from different world locations suggest that the need for treatment and solutions for auditory loss is becoming more evident now that hearing-challenged persons are wearing face coverings to protect against infection.

WS Audiology CEO Eric Bernard takes the reins of Europe’s associated hearing device manufacturers
WS Audiology CEO Eric Bernard takes the reins of Europe’s associated hearing device manufacturers

 

manufacturers

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Members of the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) have unanimously voted to be led by new President, Eric Bernard, for the two-year period 2021 to 2022.

World Report on Hearing offensive will bolster World Hearing Day
World Report on Hearing offensive will bolster World Hearing Day

 

data

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021 brings another annual World Hearing Day, but this year’s event may boast more substance through the launch of a project to create global hearing databases.

New Signia President Mike O’Neil arrives for “new era of innovation”
New Signia President Mike O’Neil arrives for “new era of innovation”

 

appointments

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Signia US has appointed Mike O’Neil as its new president, with complete responsibility for the brand’s management and development. He will work under the recently appointed US president for WS Audiology, Daniel Liberman,

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Philips HearLink aids given artificial intelligence boostPhilips HearLink aids given artificial intelligence boost

 

hearing aids

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Philips HearLink hearing aids—made by audiology tech giant Demant and sold through the trusted Philips name and channels—are now enhanced by AI capabilities that increase clarity of speech and conversations.

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And there’s MORE...Oticon's Sound Scene hearing aid launchedAnd there’s MORE...Oticon's Sound Scene hearing aid launched

 

hearing aids

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November 30 saw the launch of a brand new hearing aid platform by the Danish manufacturer from the Demant group, Oticon: More is its name.

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A smart device team-up for the hearing and visually impaired A smart device team-up for the hearing and visually impaired

 

vision

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The healthable scope of Starkey's Livio Edge AI hearing aids has been grown to break new ground in assistive technology solutions through a sensory synergy with the award-winning OrCam MyEye device, which provides visually impaired people with hands-free, audio-communicated access to visual information.

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