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British and Irish hearing device producers have confirmed a continuing brightening of the economic picture for Q3, 2020, as the market recovers from the ravages of spring lockdowns.
New research using improved microscopy techniques suggests that age-related hearing loss is primarily caused by damage to inner ear sensory cells, pointing to regeneration of hair cells as a potential solvent future therapy.
Does COVID-19 cause hearing loss? The UK's Manchester Biomedical Centre has won funding to help answer this hotspot question by carrying out a comprehensive clinical and diagnostic research study on post-hospitalised COVID-19 patients.
The world's first two robotics-assisted cochlear implant (CI) insertions have been achieved by US firm iotaMotion through its iotaSOFT system, an investigational surgical tool currently in clinical evaluation.
Over the months since coronavirus restrictions were first introduced, the flow of investigation into hearing has been obstructed and, to some extent, rerouted. Though manufacturers' installations have been hard hit, perhaps the worst hit research centres have been universities.
Jabra, the headset engineering brand of GN Group, has launched a new Elite 85t earbud set, plus an update for its Elite 75t series; an Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) chip is built into both ranges.[ ... ]
Hot on the heels of the recent launch of its Livio Edge AI hearing aid, the US manufacturer Starkey has now expanded its features to include a "first-of-its-kind" speech enhancement feature, and technology to help wearers find their smartphones.[ ... ]
The success of Sonova's Phonak Marvel hearing aids needed a guarantee of an afterlife to keep the story going: Audéo Paradise is how the core prayers of the Switzerland-based group's consumers have been answered.[ ... ]