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New Microphone Technology to be launched by Phonak and Advanced Bionics for Improved Hearing in Noise

Phonak and Advanced Bionics announced a new microphone technology this week that is said to help people with hearing aids and cochlear implants hear better, especially in noisy environments. Called MultiBeam Technology, the new approach could soon be applied in future advanced wireless microphones. The initial study results with patients have show significant improvements in…

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Qualcomm’s Next Generation Chip Technology Could Significantly Improve Battery Life for Wireless Headphones and Hearables

At this year’s CES convention in Las Vegas, Qualcomm Technologies announced a new low-power chip that the company says could drastically reduce power consumption for high tech wireless earbuds and hearables, allowing for much longer battery life. The new chip, QCC5100, is engineered to reduce power consumption by as much as 65 percent for voice…

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Signia Releases New Nx Hearing Aids with Own Voice Processing

Sivantos has announced the release of its Signia Nx hearing aid instrument family, which incorporates the company’s new Own Voice Processing (OVPTM) system. According to the company, the new Signia Nx technology uses a high speed classifier system that “ensures soundscape and own voice processing work in parallel to replicate natural sound perception”. Powered by…

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Starkey Introduces New iQ Hearing Aid Line Based on Virtual Reality Research

Starkey Hearing Technologies announced the launch this week of a new line of hearing aids, which the company says is based on “research in virtual reality, advanced neuroscience, and audiology and signal processing”. The new hearing aid lines include: Muse iQ, SoundLens Synergy iQ, and Halo iQ. Alongside the hearing aids, the company also released…

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Bragi Unveils the Dash Pro and Custom-Fit “Tailored By Starkey” Option

The pioneering hearable company, Bragi, has unveiled its latest innovations this week. The company announced two new additions to its product line: Dash Pro and the Dash Pro Tailored by Starkey. The Dash Pro is said to be re-engineered to address issues encountered with the original Dash, along with updated OS3 software. According to the…

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With New Product Releases, Majority of Big Six Now Offering 2.4 GHz “Made for iPhone” Hearing Aids

After Sivantos announced the launch of their first “Made for iPhone” hearing aids, the Signia Pure 13BT devices, the company joined the ranks of other major hearing aid manufacturers offering 2.4GHz-enabled hearing aids. While most hearing aid manufacturers have developed their own proprietary wireless systems over the years, the 2.4GHz system that was first adopted and…

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