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Oticon Medical Launches Ponto 4 Bone Anchored Sound Processor in US Market

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY — Oticon Medical has launched the Ponto 4, a small and high-performing sound processor that it says marks a significant breakthrough in bone anchored hearing care in the US. According to the company’s press release, the new processor represents “a powerful combination of Oticon Medical’s expertise in bone conduction hearing with the…

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MED-EL Obtains FDA Clearance for ADHEAR, Non-Surgical Bone Conduction Device

Hearing implant maker, MED-EL, announced today that it had received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its latest non-surgical bone conduction hearing technology: ADHEAR. According to the company, ADHEAR is an  option for people with conductive hearing loss, or single-sided deafness (SSD), that are either not candidates for, or who would…

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MIT’s Fascinating AlterEgo Device Can “Hear” Your Thoughts

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab have developed a computer interface device that can transcribe words that the user verbalizes internally but does not actually speak aloud. As Daniel Van Boom from CNET describes it, “When you think a sentence in your head, your brain sends signals to your mouth and jaw.…

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