"You don't sound like you're retiring," I had to say, halfway through an hour-long chat with Erich Spahr, who confirms he is severing ties completely with an industry after a long career breathing life into it. This lynchpin of Bernafon since 1984 still seems clearly focused on the present and the future.[ ... ]
Future of Audiology: 2031
Will people in 2031 be wondering how they ever lived without hearing aids, as a majority would now say about their smartphones? GN Hearing CEO Gitte Aabo predicts that the role of data will acquire so much importance in the next ten years that people with "unaided ears" will not doubt the need for aids.
FUTURE OF AUDIOLOGY: 2031
The fourth of our audiology figures to be consulted on a prediction for the 2031 hearing sphere, Starkey's Dr. Archelle Georgiou, bases her vision on four current trends.
Everyone using hearing instruments has their own, individual, listening needs. BIHIMA spoke with Unitron’s Director of Clinical Research, Don Hayes about how technology has improved user experience and the work they are doing to continue to improve this.
Government facilitation of Nigeria's cochlear implant market could bring benefit for many more child CI candidates in the country, says Dr. Biodun Olusesi, President of the Otorhinolaryngological Society of Nigeria.
Sixty percent of audiologists recommend over-55s have annual hearing tests, reveals a recent survey by the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA). The organisation is calling for testing to be mandatory.
“Effortless”is the key idea behind the latest hearing aid portfolio released by US manufacturer, Starkey: “effortless hearing, effortless connection and effortless selection”.[ ... ]
Leading battery manufacturer RAYOVAC has introduced what it labels its most powerful hearing aid battery to date: Sound Fusion Technology.[ ... ]
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.[ ... ]