AAA 2023 + HearTECH Expo, Seattle - registration opens Thursday December 8
AAA 2023 + HearTECH Expo, Seattle - registration opens Thursday December 8

 

conferences

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The 2023 American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Annual Conference is being held in the US West Coast port city of Seattle, April 19 - 22. Registration and housing for non-members opens on Thursday, December 8.

Part One of two concise outlines on DISORDERS OF THE EAR
Part One of two concise outlines on DISORDERS OF THE EAR

 
 

education

Rakesh Chopra

 

The first of an essential two-part overview for audiology professionals of disorders of the ear.

Eargo raises capital to compete in the OTC arena
Eargo raises capital to compete in the OTC arena

 

Over-the-counter

Eargo

US hearing aid maker, Eargo, has raised $32.3 million to help it compete in the effervescent over-the-counter (OTC) market.

Demant's divestment of Oticon Medical to Cochlear could be delayed by Australia competition regulation concerns
Demant's divestment of Oticon Medical to Cochlear could be delayed by Australia competition regulation concerns

 
 
 

implants

Cochlear      A recipient of a Cochlear Osia System active bone conduction solution, with an Aqua+ accessory

Danish hearing giant Demant is confident it can resolve concerns by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that its planned divestment of Oticon Medical to Cochlear may have a negative impact on implant consumers by lessening competition, reducing innovation, and pushing up prices.

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The future of hearing technology lies in GETTING CLOSER TO THE USER
The future of hearing technology lies in GETTING CLOSER TO THE USER

 

technology

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BIHIMA interviewed Sebastian Best, Head of Sound and Fitting in the Research and Development Department of Signia. Having worked for the company for almost 15 years, Sebastian has a wealth of experience in hearing technology development and discusses how processing strategies help people with hearing loss.

Stigma - a kleptes point in hearing improvement
Stigma - a kleptes point in hearing improvement

 

point-of-view

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In 502BC, a young lady named Alexandra walked in the foothills of Mount Olympus, holding a heavy vase strapped to her back and bearing the punitive marks pricked into her forehead for everyone to see.

WIDEX MOMENT App Named CES 2023 Innovation Awards Honouree
WIDEX MOMENT App Named CES 2023 Innovation Awards Honouree

 
 

awards

Widex

The WS Audiology brand Widex has announced that it has been named a CES 2023 Innovation Awards Honouree for its WIDEX MOMENT smartphone app.

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New products

DIY 3D-printing earmould production is a growing EU trend says Swiss software company behind Secret Ear BuilderDIY 3D-printing earmould production is a growing EU trend says Swiss software company behind Secret Ear Builder

 
 

3D-printing

© Cyfex

Switzerland-based CAD software producer Cyfex has highlighted a growing trend for hearing aid dispensers to set up their own earmould production lines using 3D-printing.

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Slim and Xperienced - Signia launches Styletto AXSlim and Xperienced - Signia launches Styletto AX

 
 

new product

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Danish hearing aid brand Signia has launched an update of its sleek stigma-bust Styletto design, the Styletto AX, marking a further commitment by the manufacturer (WS Audiology) to personal wellness and fitness.

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Lumity's arrival brings Phonak's Lumity's arrival brings Phonak's "best performance in speech understanding"

 

hearing aids

© Phonak

Phonak's first platform launch since its successful Paradise range is now upon us. It is called Lumity and it is being launched as the ultimate conversation aid.

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