- Published on 23 January 2020
Offering professionals a first glimpse of its soon-to-be launched Livio Edge AI hearing aid, Starkey held its own business and tech show this month in Las Vegas. The key words, of course, were "artificial intelligence" (AI) and "healthable".
- Published on 13 January 2020
Market surveys such as EuroTrak and the long-running MarkeTrak offer up plenty of data, but does it really provide any clues to the future of the audiology business? Raúl García-Medina, new VP of the British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA), says the data is invaluable but prediction calls for all the tools of the digital revolution.
- Published on 10 January 2020
The stigma of being seen to wear a hearing aid has been a brick wall for producers and has persisted through generations of hypoacusis sufferers unhappy about visibly earworn apparatus and their accessories. But the smart money must now be on this wall disappearing without so much as a puff of smoke.
- Published on 29 November 2019
The Italy-based hearing care retail company, Amplifon, has joined Europe's major manufacturing association, EHIMA.
- Published on 26 November 2019
Stockpiling because of Brexit insecurity is behind Q3 unit sales for hearing aids in the UK repeating this year's Q1 pattern, a 12.9% rise on 2018, according to data from the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHMI).
- Published on 19 November 2019
CE marking has been announced for a half-hour infant hearing loss test to screen babies for the gene mutation that brings lifelong deafness when these susceptible patients are given certain antibiotics.
- Published on 13 November 2019
US Food and Drug Administration regulations on over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids were expected to be announced this November. Scratch that, if strong rumours of a delay in issuing these key rules until the first quarter of 2020 hold up.
- Published on 24 October 2019
Busy, vibrant, and a success as a trade show and congress for updating, the 64th Annual International EUHA Congress and Exhibition ran from October 16 to 18 in Nuremberg. Read on to access our video summary.
- Published on 12 October 2019
The UK daily newspaper The Guardian says it has intervened to obtain a refund for the dissatisfied buyer of a digital hearing aid, highlighting the episode in an article that fires up the eternal private vs state-supplied hearing aid contest.