- Published on 29 January 2022
Growth and Expansion
The USA's biggest hearing aid manufacturer, Starkey, has opened its first office in Spain, taking space in Barcelona's architecturally imposing Torre Glòries.
- Published on 18 January 2022
One of the largest independent hearing care networks in the USA, Alpaca Audiology, has been purchased for $310m by Swiss giant Sonova, significantly expanding the group's direct consumer access.
- Published on 11 January 2022
Mimi Hearing Technologies, a Berlin-based start up partnered with brands such as Skullcandy, Beyerdynamic, and smartphone manufacturer Shenzhen Rillya, has secured €22.1m capital to fund its mission to "overcome the barriers to better hearing".
- Published on 05 January 2022
The Australian manufacturer Nuheara has initiated a $7.6m capital raise to finance growth opportunities linked to US expansion with its range of hearing aid products.
Predictions for 2031: David Welbourn: Transform healthcare and the citizen-state relationship or face divisive iniquity and further marginalised hearing health
- Published on 30 December 2021
Future of Audiology: 2031
We come to the end of our series of expert predictions with a sharp reminder of realities that wild dreams—from both scientific and manufacturing positions—can all too easily overlook.
Predictions for 2031: Stefan Zimmer: Hearing instruments fully integrated in a selectable multimedia world
- Published on 28 December 2021
Future of Audiology: 2031
Many of the 15 visions of audiology's future assembled in this Audiology Worldnews series of 2031 predictions may misjudge the balance of elements that will eventually make up the future of the hearing health scene. So EHIMA’s Stefan Zimmer is right to remind us in his contribution that when 2031 does arrive, its predicted shape is likely to surprise.
- Published on 22 December 2021
Be ambassadors for hearing health, urges Paul Surridge, Chairman of BIHIMA (The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association), s he reflects on a year of advancements in research and technology, and what they mean for us over the festive season.
- Published on 13 December 2021
The British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) interviewed Eva Lilja Nilsson, Senior Product Education Specialist at Widex, WS Audiology, to find out how hearing technology is helping people adapt to and keep wearing hearing instruments.
- Published on 02 December 2021
The steam is sizzling from the latest move in the ebullient US direct-to-consumer hearing tech market by California-based device producer and distributor InnerScope Hearing Technologies, which has announced its purchase of Hearing Assist.
- Published on 21 November 2021
Heartening Q3 hearing instrument sales figures from the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) show continued recovery from the 2020 pandemic hit not only in UK and Ireland private business, but now in NHS numbers.