Hearing Technologies

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Feb. 03, 2023

NHS Hearing Aid Market Back to Pre-COVID Volumes

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The British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has released the latest Q4 data on hearing instrument usage in the UK and the Republic of Ireland (ROI), with positive results showing that the market for hearing instruments is moving back to pre-COVID levels. Despite a flat three quarters, overall the full 2022 year was up 22k (5.4%) on 2021 and
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Feb. 01, 2023

iotaMotion Surpasses 125 Use Cases in Limited Market Release with Expansion to Take Place in 2023

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IOWA CITY, IOWA — iotaMotion Inc., a leader in developing advanced robotic-assisted systems for cochlear implant surgery, announced today the company has surpassed an important milestone of 125 clinical use cases with the iotaSOFT® Insertion System. Gaining authorization by FDA via a De Novo pathway in Q4 2021, iotaMotion began the Limited Market Release (LMR) of iotaSOFT in Q3 of 2022
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Jan. 30, 2023

Xander Raises $1.4M in Pre-Seed Round to Accelerate Launch of Captioning Glasses

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Xander has announced that it raised $1.4 million in pre-seed funding. The round was led by distinguished electrical engineer Ray Stata, co-founder, former CEO and chairman, and current board member of Analog Devices, the internationally acclaimed and award-winning global semiconductor leader. Mark Ethier, co-founder and former CEO of iZotope, an industry-leading music and audio software company, 77, and additional angel investors also contributed
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Jan. 30, 2023

Sony CRE-C10 Self-Fitting OTC Hearing Aids: Hands-on Review

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Jan. 27, 2023

High Frequency Sound Waves Could Help Mobile Phone Batteries Last 3 Times Longer, Say Researchers

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Rather than disposing of batteries after two or three years, we could have recyclable batteries that last for up to nine years, by using high-frequency sound waves to remove rust that inhibits battery performance, says a team of Australian researchers. Only 10% of used handheld batteries, including for mobile phones, are collected for recycling in Australia, which is low by
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Jan. 16, 2023

xMEMS Unveils Solid-State MEMS DynamicVent to Power Next-Gen Earbuds and Hearing Aids, Enabling Benefits of Both Open and Closed Fit Earbuds

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SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – xMEMS Labs announced the introduction of Skyline, the “world’s first discrete solid-state MEMS DynamicVent enabling smart TWS earbuds and hearing aids that create best-of-both-worlds user experiences combining the benefits of closed-fit (occluded) and open-fit, spatially aware earbuds”. Skyline represents xMEMS’ 2nd generation DynamicVent technology following last year’s introduction of Montara Pro. Unlike Montara Pro’s vent, which
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Jan. 13, 2023

Starkey’s Evolv AI Wins GOOD DESIGN Award

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EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced that its most advanced line of hearing aids, Evolv AI, has won a 2022 GOOD DESIGN® Award. As the world’s oldest and most recognized program for design excellence, this year’s awards competition received a record number of submissions from leading manufacturers in over 55 countries. Starkey’s GOOD DESIGN Award marks the eleventh product innovation
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Jan. 12, 2023

WS Audiology Opens Solar Park, as Part of Climate Initiative, to Ensure 100% Green Electricity Consumption at Global HQ

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LYNGE, DENMARK – WS Audiology will open an onsite solar park in its global headquarters in Lynge, north of Copenhagen, where more than 5300 solar cells are expected to deliver 2.1 million kWh per year.  “We have set an ambitious goal that all the electricity we consume at all our locations in  the world – including manufacturing, offices, and retail stores
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Jan. 06, 2023

Eargo Announces Launch of Eargo 7 Hearing Aid at CES

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Eargo, Inc. (Nasdaq: EAR), has launched the Eargo 7, its seventh generation device, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week. As Eargo’s premiere device to be sold as an over-the-counter (OTC) self-fitting hearing aid, Eargo 7 introduces Sound Adjust+ with Clarity Mode, which aims to help address consumers’ core need to “hear more clearly in noisy
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Jan. 06, 2023

HearAdvisor Launches Audio Lab to Test and Rate OTC and Prescription Hearing Aids

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — HearAdvisor, a new audio testing lab dedicated to helping those with hearing loss, is launching at CES 2023 to address a common problem: understanding how performance differs among the many options available when it comes to purchasing a hearing aid.  In its sound-treated acoustic test lab, HearAdvisor has recorded and objectively evaluated almost 20 different hearing