- Published on 25 February 2020
InnerScope Hearing Technologies' promised over-the-counter onslaught on the US hearing aid market requires a $15m investment which, says the company, will be found from private placement offerings.
- Published on 23 February 2020
A small survey it may be, with completed forms from just 225 audiologists, but almost 70% of respondents in the 2020 Audiology Professional Dispensing Survey agreed with the statement that they dispensed “significantly more” rechargeable hearing aids in 2019 than in 2018.
- Published on 16 February 2020
For the first time, the multi-country hearing loss survey, EuroTrak, is to include data from one of the major markets so far absent from this vital information haul: Spain.
- Published on 15 February 2020
Sound processing technology has been developed in the UK to help hearing loss sufferers cope with mobile phone calls, using a service delivered by the mobile network Audacious through the giant retailer and pharmacy chain, Boots.
- 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.