Market

JABRA-CADABRA?

 

hearing aids

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What market magic does GN Hearing adjure with its Jabra Enhance Plus "as and when" hearing device? CEO Gitte Aabo keeps the spell enigmatic despite the curiosity of Audio Infos UK.

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How hearing instrument technology impacts user experience

 
 
 

technology

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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.

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Nigeria's ENT chief urges state to subsidise cochlear implantation

 

Africa

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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.

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Mandatory hearing tests of over-55s? British and Irish hearing aid manufacturers say yes

 
 

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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.

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EUHA 2021 in stats and photos

 
 

congress

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65th International EUHA Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians. September 15 to 17. Hanover. 5,200 delegates (65% of 2019 attendance) from 60 countries. 20 expert lectures. 4 tutorials. 4 Future Friday lectures. 87 exhibitors from 16 countries.

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Holistic Sonova broadens its audiological care horizons

 
 
 

strategies

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Big Audiology they might have called it, but thankfully didn't. Yet Swiss audiology giant Sonova has announced a shift to a more holistic approach to embrace the different medical needs that coexist with hearing loss.

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Tech team-up deal ups the bar on smart hearing protection for mission teams on the ground

 
 

protection

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A partnership between Sweden-based hearing protection providers Sordin and Israeli communications tech outfit, Cardo Crew, is promising a game-changing line in hearing protectors for people on the move.

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EUHA brings hearing back to face-to-face and tests the congress scene for Hanover and Germany

 
 

EUHA

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The world’s biggest hearing event, the EUHA Congress, celebrated its 65th international edition in Hanover from September 15 to 17, its organisers triumphantly hoping for a final calculation of over 50% of the 8,000+ visitors it attracted in pre-pandemic 2019.

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UK and Ireland audiologists face delay on Starkey's new Evolv AI

 
 

supply

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Short term supply chain glitches currently affecting manufacturers worldwide have slowed down the UK and Ireland introduction of Starkey's new Evolve AI. Customers have been told to expect arrival at the "start of 2022".

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Vote now for the Hearing Technology Innovator Awards 2021

 

awards

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Voting is open until September 15 for the Hearing Technology Innovator Awards, a category based contest with an overall "innovation of the Year" prize, run by the US audiology site, Hearing Health and Technology Matters.

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