Market

Tech for the elderly: how useful are some devices?

Solutions

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The area of "aging tech" is growing rapidly but what about its true usefulness, asks The Verge in a recent article in its Tech column.

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Cochlear Americas announces the release of the Baha SoundArc in North America

Introduction

Cochlear Baha SoundArc
Cochlear BAHA SoundArc

Cochlear Limited has announced on January 22 today the commercial availability of the new Cochlear Baha® SoundArc in the United States and Canada.

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Battery brands, Rayovac and Varta, sold to Energizer

Acquisition

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Spectrum Brands has agreed to sell its global battery and lightning business to Energizer Holdings for $2 billion, just two weeks after announcing it was looking for a buyer.

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Oticon brings Opn™ with telecoil, power options and Tinnitus SoundSupport™ to VA

Suppliers

Oticon Opn
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The Oticon Government Services team will supply two new Oticon Opn™ solutions, Opn miniRITE-T and BTE Plus Power, and two new features, Tinnitus SoundSupport™ and Speech Rescue LX, to support the expert care provided by VA and government audiologists.

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China’s most sold Bluetooth headset brand QCY joins award winning Clementine Wear platform

Partnership

Samplified Audio announced at CES 2018 that QCY, China’s most sold Bluetooth headset brand for 5 consecutive years, joins the award-winning Clementine Wear platform.

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Market trends in pediatric hearing aids

Report

Survey on pediatric hearing aids market
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A new analysis has been released for the pediatric hearing aids market that aims to provide up-to-date industry data and future industry trends. The report also aims to identify the products and end-users driving revenue growth and profitability in the sector.

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Sensorion and Cochlear Ltd partner to assess treatment combinations

Partnership

partnership
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Sensorion and Cochlear Ltd plan to assess the preclinical activity of SENS-401 in combination with cochlear implants manufactured by Cochlear in 2018, before initiating clinical studies, potentially as early as 2019.

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Sonova announces strong growth across all businesses

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Results

Sonova has announced its results for the first half of fiscal year 2017/18.

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Eargo raises significant capital to fund innovative hearing technology

Direct-to-consumer

Eargo Plus
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Eargo, headquartered in Mountain View, California, recently announced the closing of the first tranche of a USD 45 million Series C investment round. The investment funds will be used for product innovation, market expansion, and branding.

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ReSound Wins Seven “Stevie” Awards

Award

Kim Lody
© Kim Lody, President GN Hearing North America awarded silver Stevie "Woman of the Year"

GN Hearing announced that ReSound was recently awarded five Stevie International Business Awards, including a silver Woman of the Year award for Kim Lody, GN Hearing North American President, and a bronze award for Company of the Year.

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