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New iPad iAudiometer app

iAudiometer

In December 2014, MelMedtronics introduced a New iPad iAudiometer app. The iAudiometer is a full-function, professional, clinical audiometer that meets ANSI 3.6-2010 and EN Standards.

The iAudiometer can be calibrated like any traditional audiometer (Calibration Instructions are included). Compatible transducers are also the usual ones: TDH-39, TDH-49, DD45, ER-3, ER-5 and B71.

Features that can be included are as following:

  • AC/BC/Sound Field + Masking;
  • Speech Tests: SRT/SD and PIPB
  • Picture Pointing Test: Psst!™
  • Additional AC/BC Test: Stenger Test, Tone Decay, ABLB;
  • The Tinnitus Evaluation Program (TEP™);
  • A customized, self-populated Clinical Report can be automatically generated from the current evaluation, as well as prior test results, into one comprehensive Report. You can easily customize the header with your logo and your clinic’s information. In addition, you can add your signature automatically.
  • Results can be stored in a database, saved to an encrypted file, printed, emailed or uploaded in a cloud storage service.

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Various versions are available, depending on your needs. Prices start from $199.99 and in-app purchases are available.


iPad is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.

Many happy returns to Bill Austin
Many happy returns to Bill Austin

Birthday

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Owner, CEO and President of Starkey Hearing Technology, William F. Austin celebrates his 75th birthday on Saturday, February 25th, 2017.

Søren Nielsen New President & CEO of William Demant
Søren Nielsen New President & CEO of William Demant

Management changes

Søren Nielsen at the EUHA 2016 congress. ©K.H.M.

Oticon has announced the nomination of Søren Nielsen, present Chief Operating Officer (COO), as new President & CEO of William Demant Holding.

Bone-anchored hearing aids market analysis
Bone-anchored hearing aids market analysis

BAHA

© R.R.

Market Reports World recently released a new analysis of the bone-anchored hearing aids (BAHA) market, forecasting that the sector will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14% during the period 2016–2020, reports SAT PR news.

Raising awareness of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Raising awareness of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

SSHL

Nikki Magrath with her audiologist and winner of the European audiologist of the year, Duncan Collet-Fenson. © Rayovac

UK hearing healthcare professional Duncan Collet-Fenson was chosen as the 2016 European Audiologist of the Year. This title crowned many years of work with a patient who suffered with Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL).

Coming soon: Audio Infos UK – issue 109
Coming soon: Audio Infos UK – issue 109

Audio Infos

© EDP Santé

The current issue of Audio Infos UK includes a joint report from the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association, the European Association of Hearing Aid Professionals and the European Federation of Heard of Hearing People.

Study provides new insights into the McGurk effect
Study provides new insights into the McGurk effect

Speech Perception

© Julia Freeman-Woolpert - Sxc.hu

In new research, published in PLOS Computational Biology, researchers have created an algorithm to reveal a key insight into why the brain can sometimes muddle up visual speech (mouth movements) with auditory speech (sounds).

Company Directory

New products

Unitron Announces New Platform and World’s Smallest Rechargeable Hearing Instrument Unitron Announces New Platform and World’s Smallest Rechargeable Hearing Instrument

Unitron Moxi Fit R

Unitron has announced “the world’s smallest rechargeable hearing instrument in its class”, Moxi Fit R, built on Unitron’s newest platform, Tempus.  [ ... ]

Phonak launches Bolero™ B-PR BTE and Virto™ B –TitaniumPhonak launches Bolero™ B-PR BTE and Virto™ B –Titanium

Phonak Bolero B-PR and Virto B-Titanium

Phonak has announced the extension of the Belong platform to the Bolero family of BTE hearing aids, including the lithium-ion rechargeable Bolero B-PR and the new Virto™ B –Titanium.  [ ... ]

Oticon expands Opn with new Power Options and New Performance Levels

Oticon has announced new additions to its award-winning Opn hearing aid.