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Phonak crosses the room with its launch of Roger Focus II

 

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Phonak has extended the reach of its technology for child hearing with the release of the second generation of Roger Focus, which uses a tiny ear-level receiver that couples with any Roger microphone to bring sound from teachers or parents to children at a distance.

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Safety green light lets Sonova offer Phonak Marvel tech to Advanced Bionics cochlear implant wearers

 

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Marvel, the most successful product launch in Phonak’s history, will be available to users of its sister firm Advanced Bionics’ cochlear implants (CIs), following an announcement by their parent group Sonova of TUV approval bringing international safety recognition.

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Severe and profound loss patients can enter Paradise thanks to Phonak Naída launch

 

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Phonak has announced Naída Paradise, a power hearing aid for people with severe to profound hearing loss, bringing essential wireless connectivity within a tiny casing.

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GN unlocks greater reach through its new ReSound Key hearing aid portfolio

 

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GN Hearing has unveiled a new hearing aid line-up—ReSound Key—base on the Danish company’s Organic Hearing philosophy and relying on an advanced chip platform. It comes in rechargeable options and features state-of-the-art streaming.

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Philips HearLink aids given artificial intelligence boost

 

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Philips HearLink hearing aids—made by audiology tech giant Demant and sold through the trusted Philips name and channels—are now enhanced by AI capabilities that increase clarity of speech and conversations.

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And there’s MORE...Oticon's Sound Scene hearing aid launched

 

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November 30 saw the launch of a brand new hearing aid platform by the Danish manufacturer from the Demant group, Oticon: More is its name.

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A smart device team-up for the hearing and visually impaired

 

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The healthable scope of Starkey's Livio Edge AI hearing aids has been grown to break new ground in assistive technology solutions through a sensory synergy with the award-winning OrCam MyEye device, which provides visually impaired people with hands-free, audio-communicated access to visual information.

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Phonak rolls out 4th generation Lyric for an invisible appearance

 

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What the eye doesn't see, the heart of certain stigma-conscious users who want their hearing aids invisible will not grieve but thrill over. Hence, Phonak persisting with an analogue (yes!) device—Lyric—first launched back in 2006. Lyric 4 is here.

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Active noise cancellation wired into GN launch and update of its Jabra earbuds

 

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Jabra, the headset engineering brand of GN Group, has launched a new Elite 85t earbud set, plus an update for its Elite 75t series; an Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) chip is built into both ranges.

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Smartphone finding feature included in Starkey expansion of its Livio Edge AI

 

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Hot on the heels of the recent launch of its Livio Edge AI hearing aid, the US manufacturer Starkey has now expanded its features to include a "first-of-its-kind" speech enhancement feature, and technology to help wearers find their smartphones.

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