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Dreve Otoplastik expands production with new earmold laboratory

 

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The medical technology company Dreve Otoplastik has opened a new earmould laboratory to boost production numbers. The Germany-based firm also aims to set standards for digitalised processes across the industry.

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Signia buds up to bust the stigma with its Active X hearing aids

 

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The reality that hearing aid stigma may best be vanquished by using a form factor that resembles trendy earbuds seems to be dawning. The WS Audiology brand, Signia, is the latest to announce a fashionable shape for its technology.

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Just...extra smart: modern hearing aids stripped of their audio elements 3/3

 

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The third and final part of an Audio Infos UK look at what are we left with when we take away all the strictly hearing-related elements from today’s latest hearing devices: Oticon and GN Hearing.

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Just...extra smart: modern hearing aids stripped of their audio elements 2/3

 
 

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Who is going to bat an earlid when the hearing aids of the next few years deliver a hamper of Internet of Things (IoT) utilities, dozens more healthable functions, and who knows exactly what gimmicks and non-hearing extras? 

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Just...extra smart: modern hearing aids stripped of their audio elements

 
 

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What are we left with when we take away all the strictly hearing-related elements from the latest hearing devices in the marketplace?

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WS Audiology’s Jennifer Wright promoted to senior director of partner marketing

 
 

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WS Audiology has announced the appointment of Jennifer Wright, Au.D. to Senior Director of Partner Marketing. After this internal promotion, Jennifer will report directly to Sheena Oliver, WS Audiology Chief Marketing Officer, Wholesale USA.

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Demant’s Audika España buys up Audifón chain to grow its domestic network to 123 hearing centres

 

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© Audika    An Audifón centre in Spain already bearing the Audika brand name

Audika, the Demant-owned chain of hearing centres in Spain, has acquired Audifón, strongly positioning the Danish group’s network on the Iberian peninsula with 123 practices.

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Kerrie Coughlin seizes the Moment to become VP of Marketing at Widex

 

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Widex USA has announced the appointment of retail branding expert Kerrie Coughlin as its new Vice President of Marketing.

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65th EUHA 2021: Call for Papers

 

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A call for online submission of papers—with a March 28 deadline—has been issued by the organisers of the 65th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians, which is scheduled to take place face-to-face in Hanover, Germany from September 15 to 17.

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CES Innovation 2021 recognition adds to awards booty for Starkey’s Livio Edge AI hearing aid

 

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Starkey will see no possible hearing damage resulting from the clamour of gongs falling its way for the Livio Edge AI hearing aid platform, for which the latest accolade has come in the form of a Consumer Technology Association (CES) Innovations Award honoree in the accessibility category.

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