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“Batteries are the state-of-the-art”

EUHA2016

Phonak Belong EUHA 2016
Dr. Roger Baumann (l.), Steffen Kohl (r.)

At the EUHA congress in Hanover we spoke to Dr. Roger Baumann, CEO of Sonova Deutschland GmbH and to Steffen Kohl, Marketing Manager Sonova Deutschland GmBH.

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Grason-Stadler launches new website

Company

Grason-Stadler new website

Grason-Stadler (GSI), Eden Prairie, Minnesota has announced the launch of the new company website.

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Oticon Opn™ honoured at CES 2017 Innovation Awards

Award

Oticon Opn
© Oticon

Oticon’s internet connected hearing aid captured two awards in the categories “Tech for a Better World” and “Wearable Technologies” at world’s leading consumer technology awards program.

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Ignacio Martinez appointed CEO of Sivantos Group

Nomination

Ignacio Martinez CEO Sivantos Group
© Sivantos

Sivantos has announced today the appointment of Ignacio Martinez as CEO, effective end of November.

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New bill to push for over-the-counter hearing aids in US

Regulation

hearing aids over the counter
© G. Ossa

Buying a hearing aid in the US could soon be as easy to access and competively-priced as non-prescription reading glasses if a new bill about to be introduced passes into law.

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Strong growth for GN Hearing and GN Audio

Figures

GN Hearing and GN Audio report growth in 2016
© iStock

GN Hearing and GN Audio have reported strong growth for the third quarter on the basis of figures released by the companies in early November.

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40 years of Puretone

Celebration

Puretone hearing aids
© Ruth Black, 123RF

One of the companies exhibiting at this week’s BAA Conference is celebrating 40 years in business.

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Patent applications on the rise: Samsung’s vision

Patents

Samsung hearables
© alphaspirit - Fotolia

Large consumer electronics companies are filing increasing numbers of patents, including in the area of hearing rehabilitation and sound, potentially providing extra competition for the Big 6.

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Custom in-ear buds: the music industry leading the way

In-ear monitors

in-ear monitors for concerts
© dogayusufdokdok - iStock

More and more producers, music executives, and fans are using in-ear monitors to listen to music on mobile devices and during performances.

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Accessibility of websites to the visually and hearing-impaired

Litigation

The Daily Business Review recently published a commentary via its Board of Contributors concerning this subject: compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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