- Published on 26 September 2022
With an approach to sound and hearing that comes out of the box - in many teasing senses - Berlin-based Mimi has grown from a start-up to a growing concern with a persuasive argument.
- Published on 14 September 2022
Sony Corporation and WS Audiology have announced a joint project to launch products into the over-the-counter (OTC) self-fitting hearing aid market, with the US market as its testing ground.
- Published on 09 September 2022
Philips is recalling 17 million masks used in sleep apnea machines because of a serious health safety concern that magnetic headgear clips or straps on the masks can interfere with implanted devices. The company has reported injuries.
- Published on 07 September 2022
Ron Buck, President and Founder of MedRx has announced his retirement after 38 years in hearing healthcare, 28 of them in the audiometric diagnostic equipment space at MedRx, the company Buck founded in 1994 to provide the market with an affordable video otoscope.
- Published on 23 August 2022
The look of a hearing aid is a key factor in making devices acceptable, Starkey's Dave Fabry told us in a November 2020 BIHIMA interview, from which we draw in this series of quotes on technology. All emerged from Audio Infos' Technology Focus articles, authored by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA).
- Published on 18 August 2022
With the ink drying on the US Food and Drug Administration's rule on over-the-counter hearing aid sales, Danish giant GN Hearing has registered its Jabra Enhance Plus technology in line with OTC guidance, moving immediately into the space previously regarded by some as a threat to the audiology profession.
- Published on 16 August 2022
Days short of five years since President Donald Trump signed over-the-counter hearing aid legislation into law, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, on August 16, at long last issued the final rule and guidance that will see the much-debated change become a reality in the USA.
Regulatory review of over-the-counter hearing aids completed, and with changes. Is this the endgame?
- Published on 10 August 2022
The long drawn-out process of regulating over-the-counter hearing aid sales in the USA may now be closer to completion following a key review of the FDA's proposed guidance.
TECH MUNCH 7: Unitron's Nicola McLaughlin : INTEGRATING SMARTPHONES AND APPS INTO HEARING SOLUTIONS. WHAT STEP CHANGE IS NEEDED TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN?
- Published on 07 August 2022
Who drives change in the hearing sphere? Here is a view from a Unitron expert, one of our collection of quotes from three years of Audio Infos' Technology Focus articles, authored by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA).
- Published on 03 August 2022
The question of wellbeing and how hearing tech can be of use in other health areas has been brought sharply into focus by recent innovations. We highlight a key observation on this from Phonak in our collection of quotes from three years of Audio Infos' Technology Focus articles, authored by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA).