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Wireless devices, internet security, and the intelligence services

Security

cyber security

CNN Politics recently reported on the implications of increased connectivity of smart devices for the intelligence sector and cyber security in general.

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Rebrand for GN Group: GN Hearing and GN Audio introduced

Manufacturers

GN headquarters in Ballerup
GN's headquarters in Ballerup, Denmark © GN

With immediate effect GN has changed its legal company names in order to ‘support a renewed brand platform’. GN ReSound A/S has changed to GN Hearing A/S.

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EHIMA elects new board

Manufacturers

EHIMA
Lukas Braunschweiler (l.), Anders Hedegaard (r.)

At the annual ordinary general assembly the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) elected a new board for the coming two years.

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The Middle East Otolaryngology Conference and Exhibition takes place this week

Event

ME-OTO Congress 2015
Image of the ME-OTO 2015.
© Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions

ME-OTO 2016 is starting tomorrow, 24th May, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre Dubai, UAE. The three-day event features an educational programme designed to meet the diverse interests of attendees.

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Hearing screening for school-age children: reinforcing the system

Hearing screening

Children in school
iStock

Australia’s Daily Mercury newspaper reports on a new program to enhance hearing screening in the country, as a supplement to newborn hearing screening that has been in place widely in the country for some time.

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Beltone announces an exclusive distributor for Hong Kong, Macau and Guangdong province, China

Distribution

Sonova announces strategy on retail
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In Guangdong province, China and the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, Beltone A/S products will be distributed exclusively by KAM Hearing Health Ltd.

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Sonova: expanding in the area of retail

Retail

Sonova announces strategy on retail
Guillermo Ossa

The Financial Times recently published a piece on the Swiss manufacturer’s new strategy of developing its retail business to ensure future growth.

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New audiology device market analysis: 2015-2023

Market

Expected growth in audiology sector
Ilker - Sxc

Global Market Insights released a new review of the audiology market this month, showing that market growth is expected across all sectors in the coming years.

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New products

Ditto: universal wearable notifierDitto: universal wearable notifier

© Simple MattersTM

Ditto is a tiny and affordable smartphone wearable notification device  [ ... ]

Mc-8 by Microson: Connect to your worldMc-8 by Microson: Connect to your world

© Microson

Mc-8 is the latest advance by microson in hearing technology that is capable of [ ... ]

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Join AudiologyNOW! 2016, with Lawrence Eng
Join AudiologyNOW! 2016, with Lawrence Eng

© American Academy of Audiology

Lawrence Eng, AuD, president of the American Academy of Audiology, is looking forward to AudiologyNow! 2016: “it will be exciting and innovative. Four days may not even be enough to discuss all topics at hand!”

EuroTrak UK 2015: Hearing aids for better quality of life
EuroTrak UK 2015: Hearing aids for better quality of life

© I. Yaruta

Hearing aids are not only good for correcting hearing loss, but in fact contribute to better and more active lives, better quality of life and better overall health. Although hearing care professionals know this from their patients’ testimonials, this is the first time the EuroTrak UK survey can state this from the analysis of 15,000 people.

Katia Alvarenga, Brazil: cochlear implant lessons learned
Katia Alvarenga, Brazil: cochlear implant lessons learned

Katia Alvarenga is the current president of the Brazilian Academy of Audiology (ABA) and one of the leading professionals in her country in the cochlear implant (CI) field. This confident and very charismatic speech-language specialist has accepted to tell us more about Brazil's experience with CI.

Hear the World Foundation’s project in Yerevan
Hear the World Foundation’s project in Yerevan

The delegation of the Zürich's Children Hospital and the Hear the World Foundation visited the Arabkir Medical Center in Yerevan in October 2015.

The Hear the World Foundation currently has 23 projects worldwide to promote its vision of a world where everyone has the benefit of good hearing. In late October 2015, a group joined the head of the Hear the World Foundation, Elena Torresani, and advisor Prof. John Bamford, to visit the pro [ ... ]