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Ear Device Patents for October 2022

iAudiologist Several October patents aim to automate tasks formerly performed by humans in audiology... Read More

Ear device patents for September 2022

While technological advances continue to evolve the world of hearing devices, other technologies delve... Read More

Ear Device Patents for August 2022

An Innovative Approach to the Signal to Noise Problem   Microsoft’s patent #11410426 aims... Read More

Ear Device Patents for July 2022

Making It Real   Verizon’s patent #11386903 seeks to improve speech in artificial worlds,... Read More

Ear Device Patents for June 2022

Minding Our Auditory Manners OtoUSA’s patent #1367348 aims to outfit traffic signals to automate... Read More

ECONOMICS OF HEARING

Decision Aids: A Mechanism to Advance Patient Care in the Evolving Hearing Care Market

by Amyn Amlani, PhD Healthcare has moved towards shared decision-making as an engagement strategy... Read More

Gapers Block: Another Roadside Attraction Detracts from our Real Challenges

“Signal & Noise” is a bimonthly column by Brian Taylor, AuD. It’s human nature... Read More

Design Thinking in Hearing Health: The Define Phase – Reframing Problems Through Collaboration, Synthesis & Divergent Questions

by Kate Baldocchi, AuD, Trisha Milnes, AuD, & Amyn M. Amlani, PhD In 2019,... Read More

Coffee and Health Table for 2013: Drink to Your Health and Longevity

Hearing Economics concludes the 2013 expanded version of International Coffee Day with a new,... Read More

The Giant Stirs: Unraveling HearUSA Part 14

As the end of 2008 approached, HearUSA, Inc.,  needed to sell assets to make... Read More

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

US Hearing Device Patent Approvals for May and June 2014

Being an Audiologist wandering through the Wonderful World of Patents is like Alice tumbling... Read More

Is “Her” Here? Can You Hear Her?

Yes, Her is and yes you can!  And Her name is Hearable.1 What Is... Read More

Creative Destruction and the Hearing Care Professional as Entrepreneur

Editor’s Note:  Brian Taylor, AuD, returns as a Guest Editor this week to, introduce... Read More

Brave New World of BLE and MFi Hearing Aids Begins

GN Resound stole the show at the 58th Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA) in Germany... Read More

Hearing Healthcare: Fish or Fowl?

March Phonak-Costco Madness ushered in urgency to the health of hearing healthcare providers.  March... Read More