- Published on 11 May 2020
One of the world's leading hearing health instrument producers, the Danish giant Demant, has been revealing the shaking it has taken as a result of coronavirus lockdowns in its global marketplaces. However the wound is dressed, it's a scary gash, and Demant is understandably chary on a detailed prognosis for the market.
- Published on 08 May 2020
The coronavirus crisis has claimed its biggest audiology events victim to date: the organisers of the annual EUHA congress have accepted the virtual "impossibility" of going ahead with the 2020 gathering in Hannover, today announcing its cancellation.
- Published on 30 March 2020
Children born with hearing difficulties will suffer life-long issues if elective surgery restrictions under coronavirus measures delay their cochlear implant operations, the CEO of Cochlear Ltd has warned.
- Published on 25 March 2020
On behalf of all EHIMA member companies, the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) has issued a statement on the coronavirus pandemic via its President, Søren Nielsen, which we post in full.
- Published on 21 March 2020
As part of measures to compensate domestic businesses affected by coronavirus strategies, the UK government has fast-tracked its loan proposal for businesses.
- Published on 12 March 2020
Disruption caused by the spread of coronavirus now includes the official cancellation of the 2020 American Academy of Audiology Conference and HearTech Expo. The AAA's Board of Directors unanimously called off the event on Wednesday, March 11.
- Published on 27 February 2020
In what it has called "an abundance of caution", Sonova's US Advanced Bionics (AB) brand has retrieved a limited number of its unimplanted HiRes Ultra and Ultra 3D cochlear implants (CIs), replacing them with a new, recently approved version of the device.
- Published on 26 February 2020
As fear and panic over a potential coronavirus pandemic send share values into free fall generally, the Australian cochlear implant producer, Cochlear, has blamed the health scare for having to cut its full-year profit forecast.
- Published on 25 February 2020
InnerScope Hearing Technologies' promised over-the-counter onslaught on the US hearing aid market requires a $15m investment which, says the company, will be found from private placement offerings.
- Published on 23 February 2020
A small survey it may be, with completed forms from just 225 audiologists, but almost 70% of respondents in the 2020 Audiology Professional Dispensing Survey agreed with the statement that they dispensed “significantly more” rechargeable hearing aids in 2019 than in 2018.