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?

GN, Oticon, Phonak, Signia, and Starkey were all invited to answer questions on how they use AI in hearing aids, how important AI is to their product, and how they see the future of AI in devices.

A fractured profession

In a frank interview, the British Academy of Audiology's new VP, Claire Benton, talks about the challenges facing UK professionals and NHS audiologists.

Breakthrough hearing-related studies

In an issue packed with big news about research in hearing loss prevention, screening in France (but not in the UK) for cytomegalovirus, and the success of a tinnitus app, we also look at breakthroughs in gene therapy by Chinese and French scientists.

The long cold winter for some with hearing loss

BIHIMA has some advice on the double winter whammy of loneliness compounded by hearing difficulties. There is a round-up of another successful professional conference: AIHHP's 2023 Hearing Expo.

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And if you like dogs, especially hard working dogs, we highlight a novice in pup Noah, our latest Hearing Dog Pin-up, courtesy of the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

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Source: Audiology News UK