Sonova’s stunning new carbon-neutral building ticks all the boxes for sustainability
Sonova’s stunning new carbon-neutral building ticks all the boxes for sustainability

 

sustainability

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Pioneering zero-energy architecture is from this month housing the development of miniaturized communication and hearing protection systems for the multinational Sonova Group, helping the hearing solutions firm behind the Phonak brand meet an ambitious carbon-neutral goal.

AAA 2021 Virtual ready to open its digital doors
AAA 2021 Virtual ready to open its digital doors

 

conference

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The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) will welcome a digital international audience this Wednesday, April 14 as it commences AAA 2021 Virtual, three days of sessions and activities focusing on essential issues in hearing health today.

Another delay in the FDA’s ruling on over-the-counter hearing aids?
Another delay in the FDA’s ruling on over-the-counter hearing aids?

 

over-the-counter

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When is the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) going to announce its long awaited regulations on the sale of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids? A delay until at least mid-2022—possibly longer—is now a distinct possibility.

Talking and hearing A DEEPER MORE
Talking and hearing A DEEPER MORE

 

hearing aids

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Ole Asboe Jørgensen, President of Oticon Brand, Global, told Audio Infos Editor Peter Wix that increasing the percentage of speech cues to the brain through its Opn hearing aids was not enough for the Danish manufacturer. What More does it want by bringing deep neural networks into the frame?

Remote support: is it here to stay?
Remote support: is it here to stay?

 

teleaudiology

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Is our technology up to the challenge? Has Covid19 simply accelerated the inevitable? And will remote support improve the service we offer to patients?

WHERE DO WE GO NOW? Audio Infos columnist Raúl García-Medina on the changing landscape for audiology practices.
WHERE DO WE GO NOW? Audio Infos columnist Raúl García-Medina on the changing landscape for audiology practices.

 

clinicians

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One of the main things we have learned during this pandemic is resilience and rapid adaptability to change, particularly in our health systems.

Dreve Otoplastik expands production with new earmold laboratory
Dreve Otoplastik expands production with new earmold laboratory

 

earmoulds

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The medical technology company Dreve Otoplastik has opened a new earmould laboratory to boost production numbers. The Germany-based firm also aims to set standards for digitalised processes across the industry.

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New products

Sonova PRISM chip powers new Blu platform from Unitron, emphasising on-the-spot personalisationSonova PRISM chip powers new Blu platform from Unitron, emphasising on-the-spot personalisation

 

hearing aids

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Sonova’s Unitron brand has launched a new hearing aid platform—Blu—to offer users a device adaptable to varying daily sound environments.

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Signia Active X in “earbud” form factor to combat stigma factorSignia Active X in “earbud” form factor to combat stigma factor

 

hearing aid

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Signia has announced the general availability of its Signia Active X hearing aid, featuring the brand’s innovative Dynamic Soundscape Processing, plus a stigma-busting earbud shape.

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Phonak crosses the room with its launch of Roger Focus II Phonak crosses the room with its launch of Roger Focus II

 

children

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Phonak has extended the reach of its technology for child hearing with the release of the second generation of Roger Focus, which uses a tiny ear-level receiver that couples with any Roger microphone to bring sound from teachers or parents to children at a distance.

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