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Innovation: coils made of liquid metal for future hearing aids.

RESEARCH

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Scientists from Korea University in Seoul have developed a stretchable acoustic device by using a deformable, liquid metal coil.

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Beltone HearPlus for Android

Initially released in early 2015, the updated Beltone HearPlus app for Android now works with the recently launched Beltone Legend™ hearing aid. People who wear the advanced and versatile Beltone Legend can now take full advantage of Beltone HearPlus compatibility with Android for the Samsung Galaxy® S5. Connectivity to other Android phone models is planned for later in 2015.

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Tinnitus Calmer

Tinnitus Calmer Beltone developed the Tinnitus Calmer app to help users manage tinnitus symptoms, with or without the use of a hearing aid. Tinnitus, commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears,” affects approximately 10-15 percent of the general population, and one quarter of tinnitus cases are severe enough to require medical attention.

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Lip-reading hearing aids for noisy environment

Innovation

Researchers from the University of Stirling, Scotland are developing a novel type of hearing aid, equipped with a camera and lip-reading software, according to a report from the BBC.

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Technology to tailor sound to an individual’s ear

Crowdfunding

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Hong Kong-based Aumeo Audio plans to launch a device that is designed to adjust music to suit each person’s unique sense of hearing.

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NEW ICS IMPULSE TRANSFORMS BALANCE ASSESSMENT

ICS IMPULSE

The global manufacturer of hearing and balance instrumentation, announced today the release of the latest version of ICS Impulse® – a standard in vestibular testing – now with four testing modules in one solution. ICS Impulse delivers Video Frenzel, video Head Impulse Tests (vHIT), and Positional and Oculomotor test batteries in one portable, easy to use solution.


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New TBS10 test box for hearing instrument testing by Interacoustics

TBS10 test box
TBS10 test box

Interacoustics now offers CallistoTM users to perform hearing aid diagnostics and RECD (real-ear-to-coupler difference) measurements in a compact modular solution. With the TBS10 test box, Interacoustics has further brought a hearing instrument testing (HIT) software module into its CallistoTM Suite.

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Tongue stimulation as a means of treating tinnitus

Tinnitus

A new device known as “the Mutebutton” has been evaluated in a trial carried out at the National University of Ireland and results suggest it can reduce tinnitus loudness by about 40% on average.

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Apple Watch app controls hearing aids

Hearing aids Apple Watch
Apple Watch

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Widex Cros Fusion- Lets users hear both sides of the story

widex cros fusion

Building on the success of WIDEX CROS, Widex now introduces the new CROS FUSION model – the ultimate solution for people with single-sided deafness (SSD).

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