Market

InnerScope Hearing Technologies announces new strategic partnership

Alliance

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InnerScope Hearing Technologies, Inc. recently announced a strategic partnership with Advantego Corporation for exclusive worldwide distribution rights for the audiological market, reports Cision PR Newswire.

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Amplifon announces growth of + 9,7 % for Q1 2018

Financial

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Amplifon started the year with a revenue increase of 9.7%, according to a statement released by the group in April 2018.

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Hearing aid sales are steadily growing

Figures

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According to the annual global sales numbers released by EHIMA in May, its six members sold 15,05 million hearing aids in total in 2017.

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Kate Carr new HIA President

Nomination

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The Hearing Industries Association (HIA) Board of Directors announced the appointment of Kate Carr as its next President, effective May 1, 2018.

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Oticon's Opn miniRITE rechargeable and new ConnectClip: 2 new solutions to VA audiologists

VA

Veterans audiology market

Many hearing care professionals in the Veterans Affairs Administration have already experienced how Oticon Opn™ can bring the benefits of less effort, better recall and better speech understanding in noise to US Veterans and active duty military service personnel.

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Andy Rihs 1942 - 2018

Manufacturers

Andy Rihs
Sonova

Andreas (Andy) Rihs, swiss business man, owner of BMC cycling and Young Boys football team, and chief protagonist in the early development of Phonak, has died at the age of 75.

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New type of hearing test app from Germany

App

Mimi hearing test
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Berlin-based company Mimi Hearing Technologies has developed a new type of hearing app to test the extent to which the user is not hearing 100%, reports Forbes magazine.

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New partnership to develop a hearing screening mobile app

App

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The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) has teamed up with hearX group, an e-health start-up from South Africa, to launch the first-ever intensive hearing screening mobile app in the United States.

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American hearing aid sales increase by 5.7% in Q1 2018

Industry

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Private sector sales increased by 7.2% and sales were stagnant (-0.5%) at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), giving a total growth percentage of 5.7% for the first quarter of 2018 in the United States.

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Amplifon recently hosted a Capital Markets Day to present its strategy

Financial

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The company hosted the Capital Markets Day at its headquarters in Milan, Italy on March 26 to announce its strategic pillars and financial targets for the 2018–2020 period.

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