Market

Widex A/S announces its results for the financial year 2017/18

Manufacturers

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Widex delivered net turnover of DKK 4,466 million (EUR 598 million), an increase of 8.1% compared to the previous financial year.

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hearScreen USA App launch

Partnership

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On October 10th, the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the HearX Group from South Africa will launch the new hearScreen USA App.

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Rayovac: investing in the future

Growth

Rayovac team with Glen Rutherford and Julie Heads in Washington, UK. © Rayovac

A multi-million-dollar investment programme into its people, products and plant has continued throughout 2018 for battery manufacturer Rayovac.

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Bluetooth communication system commissioned by American military

Communication

Molar Mic
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Sonitus Technologies has secured a multi-million-dollar contract with the United States Department of Defense (DOD) for the company’s ‘Molar Mic’, a new personal communication system.

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Using headphones and hearing aids simultaneously

Devices

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CR Consumer Reports recently ran an article on finding headphones that work well with hearing aids.

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The Amplifon Group acquires Conversons centres

Retail

Amplifon to acquire Conversons

In August this year, the Audio Sons and Amplifon groups signed an agreement to purchase the centres branded under the Conversons name.

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Sivantos Ibérica emerges in Spain following AS Ibérica union

Industry

© Winfried Arz and Miguel Sanchez © Sivantos

The firm AS Ibérica Soluciones Auditivas, based in Las Rozas (Madrid), has joined Grupo Sivantos as a strategic partner and will now continue in the marketplace as Sivantos Ibérica, say sources at the company.

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A Japanese and a South Korean company joining the global hearing aids market

Partnership

Olive Union and Litalico Inc.

The Japan Times reports that Litalico Inc., a Japanese social enterprise, will partner with the South Korean startup Olive Union Inc. to enter the global hearing aids market.

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Survey finds that most Americans rarely think about hearing loss

Online survey

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A survey released recently by the Merck Manuals found that 59% of Americans say they rarely think about hearing loss, reports PR Newswire.

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GN Hearing and Google to bring direct mobile streaming from Android devices to hearing aids

Partnership

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GN Hearing and Google have announced on August 16 a new technology partnership that will make GN Hearing the first manufacturer to enable a full spectrum of direct audio streaming from Android devices to hearing aids.

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