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Hearing aid sales dipped Q4 2023 in UK and ROI but year overall was "strong and promising"

 
 

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Covid and post-Covid hearing instrument sales figures to the end of 2023 in the UK and Ireland have encouraged manufacturers. 2024 could confirm stable growth after spikes provoked by pandemic factors.

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Lars Rasmussen, new Chair of the WSA Board of Directors holds key university and life science positions in Denmark

 

Appointments

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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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AI AND HEARING AIDS - a balance to push possibilities

 

Hearing aid technology

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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.

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MED-EL on the road with three UK MEET-UP events

 
 

cochlear implants

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MED-EL, the Austrian cochlear implant manufacturer, will hold three family-oriented get-togethers in the UK in 2024, starting in Stirling, Scotland on May 18.

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Audiology News UK issue 06 - AI in hearing aids, gene therapy, BAA interview,...

 

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Issue 06 of Audiology News UK is now circulating. How do manufacturers of hearing aids see the present and future of artificial intelligence technology in their devices?

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GN board change on eve of 2024

 

manufacturers

© GN Group      The board of seven taking GN Group into 2024 under new CEO Peter Karlstromer.

Board member Ronica Wang has decided to step down from the Board of Directors of GN Store Nord A/S.

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NHS hearing aid sales spearhead overall quarterly soar in hearing aid sales

 

UK market

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Following a marked fall in sales for Q2 2023, Q3 has revealed a rise in hearing aid sales data for the UK both in comparison to the previous year and the last quarter.

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Madrid conference focus for audiology's growing entanglement with optics

 

sectors

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The call is out from Madrid's foremost conference space, Ifema, the ExpoÓptica 2024 event, to take place April 12-14, and to include optics, eye fashion, optometry and audiology. This is the largest joint event for these sectors on the Iberian Peninsula.

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FOLLOWING YONDER STARKEY

 

manufacturers

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Beyond where no product has gone before, what is the mindset and ethos at America’s only global hearing aid manufacturer? Editor-in-chief Peter Wix sat down for a pre-Christmas and highly Marvel moment with Starkey at the UK launch of its new starchild, Genesis AI.

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"YOU’VE GOT TO DO WELL IN NOISE!"

 
 
 

hearing aids

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Laurel Christensen, GN Hearing’s Chief Audiology Officer, is the perfect straight-talking envoy to explain the Danish producer’s new ReSound Nexia hearing aid. She told editor-in-chief Peter Wix about the device’s well-connected minuteness, and how she sees it standing tall in a world of OTC and AI.

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