Market

William Demant report success in 2015

Manufacturer

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The annual report from William Demant Holding has been released and describes a successful 2015 for the Danish manufacturer.

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Momentum building in the hearable sector

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Technology

Interest in hearable technology has continued to increase in recent times. We take a closer look at what’s going on in this sector, expected to grow exponentially in the next few years.

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New global market analysis for cochlear implants 2016-2020

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Market

Technavio recently published a report on the global cochlear implant (CI) market that analyzes the key trends expected to impact this market for the period 2016-2020, reports Business wire.

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Sales and acquisitions within the international AudioNova network

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Retail

In early February 2016, Bloomberg business reported on rumors that claimed the investment fund that owns AudioNova, HAL Trust, was considering selling the retail network. However, sales of centers along with various acquisitions by the AudioNova group have recently taken place across Europe.

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Sonova announces changes to its Board of Directors

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Manufacturers

Sonova Holding AG announced the nomination of Lynn Dorsey Bleil as a new board member for election at the next Annual General Meeting in June 2016.

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New General Manager for GN ReSound UK

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People

GN ReSound has announced Paul Daft as their new Managing Director in the UK.

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Jump in profits for Australia’s Cochlear Ltd.

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Market

The leading hearing implant maker, Cochlear Ltd., has reported a 32% increase in first half profit on the strength of renewed robust implant sales.

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GN ReSound annual report: strong growth

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Market

Denmark’s GN ReSound reports that revenue increased by 14% compared to 2014, while organic growth was up 6%. Earnings reached DKK 1,457 million (EUR 195 million), an increase of 16% versus 2014.

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Starkey Hearing partnering with Bragi in hearable and wearable technology

partnership

Chris McCormick, Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer at Starkey Hearing made the announcement at the Hearing Innovation Expo that took place from January 20-24, in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to Nasdaq GlobeNewswire.

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Apple urges the FCC not to adopt universal compatibility

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regulation

Apple Inc. is urging the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to implement regulations requiring universal compatibility between hearing aids and wireless devices and technologies, reports Fiercewireless.

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