Spain - 44% do not know what a cochlear implant is, yet more than 200,000 suffer profound hearing loss
WS Audiology (WSA) has announced that Lars Rasmussen will take over as Chair of the WSA Board of Directors, succeeding Marco Gadola, effective March 1, 2024.
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Manufacturers reveal where they stand on artificial intelligence. Now we want to hear from professionals on how they see the pros and cons of AI in hearing instruments. Write to editor-in-chief Peter Wix with your views please. Tell us which companies you work with and how their AI is working out for you.
The 2023 Conference of the British Academy of Audiology was given a soul-stirring launch last November when the group’s newly appointed Vice President, Claire Benton, laid bare the evidence of recent failings in NHS hearing care, carefully exposing her profession’s need for improved funding, appropriate training, and a tightening of discipline. Minutes after her galvanic Bamford Lecture, she spoke to Audiology News UK editor-in-chief Peter Wix about some of the crisis points facing hearing health practice.[ ... ]
EUHA. Save the date! 2024 International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians and Industry Exhibition: exhibition stands can now be booked, and topics for presentation submitted.
The giant UK retail group, Specsavers, has asked the Welsh Government to commission a national audiology and ear wax removal service delivered by community audiologists.
Now available in the US, and hitting the UK and Ireland from March 4, Phonak's Lumity hearing aid technology has extended to encompass Audéo L-312, Naída L SP, and Sky L, M, and SP.[ ... ]
Announcing its latest hearing aid as the world's first with 4D Sensor technology, Oticon has launched a new product: Intent. What is 4D Sensor technology and how does it relate to users' listening objectives?[ ... ]
Widex has launched the Widex SmartRIC, a hearing aid featuring an innovative L-shaped design aimed at improving microphone angles to enhance directionality and speech targeting.[ ... ]