US Ear Device Patents for September 2019

Ears Gone Wild   With the proliferation of voice assistants talking to an even... Read More

Pricing in Hearing Healthcare: Which Race are You Running? Part 1 – Market Segmentation

by Amyn M Amlani, PhD In hearing healthcare, price continues to be a hot-button... Read More

Economics of Technology-Innovative Hearing Screeners for Adults

by Amyn M Amlani, PhD The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 432 million... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for August 2019

Dick Tracy’s uber futuristic two-way wristwatch radio looks quaint today when one considers patent... Read More

US ear device patents in July 2019

Got Ear?   The pinna, concha and external meatus are wonderful things for hands-free... Read More


The Growing Zombie Hearing Aid Market

Hallowe’en again, a year after Hearing Economics uncovered the under-served but growing zombie population.... Read More

Siemens in the Re-Making: Breaking News

Siemens’ plan to strip off Audiology was first reported by David Kirkwood as rumor in... Read More

A New, Renewable Hearing Aid Market for Hallowe’en

Zombies are a value stock. They are wordless and oozing and brain dead, but... Read More

Die Hard: Unraveling HearUSA, part 5

Those of you attempting to follow this series may have concluded what I have about HEARx:  like Dracula,... Read More

Accounting 101: More Guts than Money

Numbers aren’t my love and I’m no accountant,  but I did stay at a... Read More


Hearing in an Apple World: The Ears Have It

The first MFi Hearing aid post promised  “an Alice in Wonderland hearing device tour of... Read More

With a Tale, Forsooth, Northey Cameth Unto Us

The Tom Northey series concludes today, wrapping up his 2000 treatise forecasting the future of our... Read More

US Hearing Device Patent Approvals for September and October 2014

The list of US patent approvals in the hearing industry grows longer with each... Read More

The Tiny Company That Could: Intricon

A year ago, odds are low that the name “IntriCon” was tripping off the... 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