New products

Making hearing tests more accessible and portable

Start-up

A Canadian medical device company, Clearwater Clinical, is aiming to address the challenges facing the hearing industry through the development of a new hearing test to help communities underserved by audiologists.

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Ear buds that select which sounds you hear

Hearables

© zHere Active Listening/Doppler Labs

Newsweek Europe recently published a piece on Here Active Listening ear buds, manufactured by tech start-up Doppler Labs, which enable the user to actively curate the sounds they want to hear.

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Samsung launches new headset at the SXSW festival

VR

New Entrim 4D, by Samsung
© Samsung

Samsung has unveiled yet another set of technologies developed by its secretive C-Lab, this time at the SXSW festival in Texas. One of the most interesting of its latest projects is a new headset called Entrim 4D, which enhances the experience of virtual reality (VR) by using electrical stimulation of the inner ear, known as Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation (GVS).

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Interacoustics introduces Micromedical VisualEyes

Interacoustics (DK) and Micromedical (US), two of the world-leading suppliers of balance equipment, have joined forces to release a new Videonystagmography software platform. The Micromedical VisualEyes™ 515/525 combines the best features of the current Micromedical and Interacoustics VNG platforms into a new, touch-enabled design.

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GN ReSound introduces "the world’s Smartest Super Power hearing aid"

March 1, 2016, GN ReSound announced the global launch of ReSound ENZO2™, bringing the renowned benefits of ReSound LiNX2™ to people with severe to profound hearing loss in need of a Super Power solution.

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Beltone Boost Plus

Beltone announced today the launch of the Beltone Boost Plus super power hearing aid for consumers with severe to profound hearing loss, further expanding Beltone’s family of industry-leading Made for iPhone® hearing products.

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New B-81 RadioEar Bone Conductor

RadioEar, a full line supplier of audiometric transducers and accessories, has announced the release of their new B-81 RadioEar Bone Conductor.

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ZPower Announces Registration with the FDA

ZPower announced that as of October 13, 2015 its facility and devices are registered with the FDA. Specifically, ZPower’s Camarillo, Ca facility is now an FDA registered Medical Device Establishment for the manufacturing of medical device accessories.

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Two New Oticon Medical Products Gain FDA Clearance

MIPS Surgery Kit 4mm © Oticon Medical

New Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS) and Ponto BHX Implant: two new Oticon Medical offerings by Oticon Medical cleared now for marketing in the US.

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