- Published on 15 November 2021
Sonova Group sales increased by 48.5% in local currencies in the first half of financial year 2021/22, the Swiss hearing giant has announced. Its flagship hearing aid product Paradise has played a key role.
- Published on 21 October 2021
A globally impacting "rule" to establish a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aid sales has finally been proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A race to hit the FDA with comments by January 18, 2022, in which the hearing industry can be expected to participate vigorously, has now begun.
- Published on 20 October 2021
"You don't sound like you're retiring," I had to say, halfway through an hour-long chat with Erich Spahr, who confirms he is severing ties completely with an industry after a long career breathing life into it. This lynchpin of Bernafon since 1984 still seems clearly focused on the present and the future.
- Published on 18 October 2021
Future of Audiology: 2031
Will people in 2031 be wondering how they ever lived without hearing aids, as a majority would now say about their smartphones? GN Hearing CEO Gitte Aabo predicts that the role of data will acquire so much importance in the next ten years that people with "unaided ears" will not doubt the need for aids.
Predictions for 2031: Dr. Archelle Georgiou Hearing health empowered, and aids worn by normal hearing persons
- Published on 12 October 2021
FUTURE OF AUDIOLOGY: 2031
The fourth of our audiology figures to be consulted on a prediction for the 2031 hearing sphere, Starkey's Dr. Archelle Georgiou, bases her vision on four current trends.
- Published on 11 October 2021
Everyone using hearing instruments has their own, individual, listening needs. BIHIMA spoke with Unitron’s Director of Clinical Research, Don Hayes about how technology has improved user experience and the work they are doing to continue to improve this.
- Published on 07 October 2021
Government facilitation of Nigeria's cochlear implant market could bring benefit for many more child CI candidates in the country, says Dr. Biodun Olusesi, President of the Otorhinolaryngological Society of Nigeria.
- Published on 06 October 2021
Sixty percent of audiologists recommend over-55s have annual hearing tests, reveals a recent survey by the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA). The organisation is calling for testing to be mandatory.