Hearing Technologies

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Feb. 11, 2020

Wear & Hear Introduces BeHear ACCESS Personalized Hearing Amplifier

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NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK – Wear & Hear®, a new brand of future-forward wearable audio devices from Israeli tech innovator Alango Technologies, is introducing the highly-anticipated  BeHear® ACCESS this year. According to the company’s press release, BeHear ACCESS is a neck-loop type Bluetooth headset that also functions as a personalized hearing amplifier device for people with mild to moderate
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Jan. 28, 2020

Oticon Launches EduMic Wireless Classroom Remote Microphone for Children with Hearing Loss

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SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY — EduMic, a new wireless remote microphone system from Oticon, Inc., improves speech understanding in the classroom for children with hearing loss, overcoming the noise, distance and reverberation challenges typical of classroom environments.  EduMic works together with Oticon pediatric hearing aids, Oticon Opn Play™ and Oticon Xceed Play, to deliver world-class sound quality that enables students to
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Jan. 15, 2020

Phonak Introduces Naída Marvel, the First Super-Power Hearing Aid with Universal Bluetooth connectivity

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STAFA, SWITZERLAND – Phonak has announced the Naída Marvel (M), a fully-connected, multifunctional super power hearing aid for those with severe-to-profound hearing loss. According to the company’s press release, the new Naída Marvel delivers rich, powerful sound and directly connects to virtually any Bluetooth device including smartphones, TVs, tablets, PCs and much more. Integrated Marvel 2.0 technology like RogerDirect gives
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Jan. 12, 2020

OrCam Hear Device Uses AI to Improve Hearing Aid Performance in Noise

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OrCam Hear, a new wearable device for people with hearing loss, was recognized this past week with a “Best of Innovation” award at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The soon-to-be launched wearable device developed by the Israeli company, OrCam, is said to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve the performance of Bluetooth-enabled hearing aids by identifying and
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Jan. 09, 2020

Eargo Launches Neo HiFi Hearing Aids

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Eargo has announced the launch of Eargo Neo HiFi (Neo HiFi) hearing aids, the company’s fourth generation hearing device. With a variety of new features, the Neo HiFi is said to offer increased personalization via the new Eargo mobile app. Designed for adults with mild-to-severe, high-frequency hearing loss, the product’s new features include increased bandwidth, improved feedback cancellation, and a
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Jan. 07, 2020

MED-EL USA Announces Availability of SONNET 2 Audio Processor with MAESTRO 8 Software

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MED-EL USA has announced that the new SONNET 2 audio processor is now available. Because MED-EL cochlear implants are engineered for future-readiness, recipients with any MED-EL internal system can enjoy the benefits of the new SONNET 2. The processors are programmed using the recently FDA-approved MAESTRO 8 software that has been optimized for audiologists with guided workflows that show each
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Jan. 06, 2020

Nuheara Launches IQbuds2 MAX, Next Generation of Hearable Technology

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Nuheara, the smart-hearing company, unveiled its next generation advanced hearing buds, the IQbuds2 MAX. Built on the company’s new smart-hearing platform, the IQbuds2 MAX feature hybrid Active Noise Cancellation and unique features for personalizing and enhancing the wearer’s soundscape. The IQbuds2 MAX hearing buds are available for pre-order today at nuheara.com/iqbuds-max and will commence shipping in March for USD $399. “There
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Jan. 05, 2020

Olive Union Launces Olive Smart Ear

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Olive Union unveiled Olive Smart Ear at CES in Las Vegas this week. According to the company’s press release, the patented hearing amplification technology in Olive Smart Ear’s pre-set modes “instantly adjust to various listening environments”. The rechargeable battery offers up to 12 hours of talk time and up to 10 days of standby time and
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Dec. 28, 2019

iotaMotion Submits De Novo Application To FDA for Cochlear Implant Insertion System

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IOWA CITY, IOWA — iotaMotion, Inc., an early-stage medical technology startup spun out of the University of Iowa’s Otolaryngology Department, announced this past week that the company has filed a De Novo application seeking FDA authorization to market in the US its cochlear implant insertion system. The company is said to be utilizing the FDA’s De Novo pathway as there
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Dec. 06, 2019

New Hearing App ‘HeardThat’ Gives People a Better Shot at Hearing in Noise

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Singular Hearing, a Canada-based company, introduced an advanced machine learning algorithm that turns a smartphone into a sophisticated hearing assistive device enabling improved conversations even in noisy places. According to a December 4th press release, the company will unveil its AI-powered hearing app, HeardThat, at CES 2020.  Harnessing the power of machine learning, HeardThat turns a smartphone into a digital