Completion of Sennheiser Consumer Division acquisition moves Sonova firmly into headsets, headphones, and hearables.
- Published on 01 March 2022
Swiss hearing group Sonova's previously announced acquisition of the Consumer Division from Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG is complete. This brings the makers of Phonak hearing aids a fourth business unit, boosting product range and expanding its channel presence and customer base.
- Published on 08 February 2022
Danish hearing giant Demant's announcement of a very strong 2021 performance - 27% organic growth from its own resources - brings more evidence of the overall strength of the hearing care market.
- Published on 06 February 2022
Opened on June 30, 2021, this is the UK’s first such Sonova-led state-of-the-art hearing care centre, a concept now blazing the trail in such dislocated locations as Canada, the Netherlands, and New Zealand. What is it like inside this Boots World of Hearing clinic?
- Published on 31 January 2022
It’s Tom and Jerry-good fun when Audio Infos editor Peter Wix and Ole Asboe Jørgensen, President of Oticon brand, Global, get together to discuss hearing matters. In their most recent teasing interview, Oticon’s brand supremo reflects on the hearing market and talks more More.
- Published on 29 January 2022
Growth and Expansion
The USA's biggest hearing aid manufacturer, Starkey, has opened its first office in Spain, taking space in Barcelona's architecturally imposing Torre Glòries.
- Published on 18 January 2022
One of the largest independent hearing care networks in the USA, Alpaca Audiology, has been purchased for $310m by Swiss giant Sonova, significantly expanding the group's direct consumer access.
- Published on 11 January 2022
Mimi Hearing Technologies, a Berlin-based start up partnered with brands such as Skullcandy, Beyerdynamic, and smartphone manufacturer Shenzhen Rillya, has secured €22.1m capital to fund its mission to "overcome the barriers to better hearing".
- Published on 05 January 2022
The Australian manufacturer Nuheara has initiated a $7.6m capital raise to finance growth opportunities linked to US expansion with its range of hearing aid products.
Predictions for 2031: David Welbourn: Transform healthcare and the citizen-state relationship or face divisive iniquity and further marginalised hearing health
- Published on 30 December 2021
Future of Audiology: 2031
We come to the end of our series of expert predictions with a sharp reminder of realities that wild dreams—from both scientific and manufacturing positions—can all too easily overlook.