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iHear Medical to Launch OTC Hearing Devices in Pharmacies Across US

Earlier this month, iHEAR Medical announced its plans to launch over-the-counter (OTC) hearing solutions in major drugstore chains and independent pharmacies across the United States. According to the announcement, iHear will launch TReO, its first “prescription quality” hearing amplifier for OTC market, and the iHearTest home hearing screener, in 500 pharmacies in June 2018. After…

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Jabra Expands Family of Wireless Earbuds with Improved Battery Life and Voice Assistant Capability

For 2018, Jabra has unveiled the latest expansion of its popular line of hearable devices. The third generation devices, the Elite Active 65t and Elite 65t, include compatibility with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, as well as Apple’s Siri on iOS devices, and Google Assistant for Android devices. The Elite 65t is designed for daily use,…

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Eargo Unveils Eargo Max Hearing Aid

Silicon Valley-based hearing aid maker, Eargo, announced an all-new hearing device: Eargo Max. The company, which recently received a $45 million dollar investment, has been manufacturing and selling rechargeable, direct-to-consumer hearing devices since 2015. The new Eargo Max is reported to be designed with an all-new chip set and operating system, for improved sound quality…

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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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A Worldwide Perspective: Evidence for OTC Disruption (or Lack Thereof) Part 4

By Garrett Thompson, AuD The fourth and final panel installment of this series continues to examine why audiologists need not be so fearful about the possibility of a future rife with OTC devices. The data pretty clearly shows that there will be a continued demand from consumers for customized hearing care delivered by audiologists and…

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