audiology conference 2018

Variety of New Hearing Technology to Be On Display at AAA Convention this Week

This week, thousands of audiologists will descend upon Nashville, Tennessee, for the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) annual conference. This year marks the Academy’s 30th anniversary and, as in years past, a variety of new technology is expected to be on display at the conference. Among the more than 150 exhibitors at this year’s event…

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Bose Announces $50 Million Fund for Startups Using Company’s Audio AR Technology Platform; New AR Prototype Unveiled at SXSW

Massachusetts-based audio giant, Bose, announced “the world’s first audio augmented reality platform” at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) conference: Bose AR. The company says that much of the excitement surrounding augmented reality (AR) has focused on the visual component, but that the audio component of AR has just as many possibilities. Bose will be…

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Phonak Expands Rechargeable Hearing Aid Offerings; Announces New Roger Products Incorporating MultiBeam Technology

Swiss hearing aid manufacturer, Phonak, announced last week that they are expanding their latest-generation Belong platform with the new Naída B and Sky B hearing aids. Lithium-ion rechargeable options are also part of the expansion, including the Naída B-R RIC, Sky B-PR and CROS B-R (a solution for single-sided deafness). Additionally, the company also announcd…

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Costco’s Latest Kirkland Signature 8.0 Hearing Aids Released for Sale

ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON — This week Costco officially rolled out the latest iteration of its “Kirkland Signature” branded hearing aids in stores across the United States. The Kirkland Signature 8.0 (KS 8) is the latest generation of the company’s popular private-label devices. Sivantos, currently in Costco under its Rexton label and the supplier of the KS 7…

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Cochlear Announces Release of Baha SoundArc in US and Canada

Hearing implant maker, Cochlear Ltd, announced last week the commercial availability of the new Baha SoundArc in the United States and Canada. The new device is a non-surgical bone conduction wearing option for children with conductive or mixed hearing loss, or single-sided deafness (SSD), who are not yet eligible or ready for an implant. The…

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The Future of Audiology is as Big as Our Imagination is!

by Stéphane Davoine, editor in chief of Audiology Infos Brazil   Vice-president of global medical affairs at GN ReSound and a former president of the American Academy of Audiology, David Fabry gave several lectures at the XIV Encontro International sobre próteses auditivas, last June in São Paulo, Brazil. He also answered The questions of Audiology…

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