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Ear Device Patents for June 2022

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

Ear Device Patents for May 2022

Just doin’ their thangs Amazon and Apple came up with earbud designs this month... Read More

Ear Device Patents for April 2022

Among the many interesting patents in this month’s list, Oticon’s #11297444 for a Hearing... Read More

Ear Device Patents for March 2022

Avocado oil is advocated for heart health; also for treating osteoarthritis. Now, add hearing... Read More

Ear Device Patents for February 2022

Ear Device Variety   The January 2022 patent post highlighted sensors loaded onto ear... Read More

ECONOMICS OF HEARING

Back to the Future Part IIIa: Technology is a Double-Edged Sword

This series checks in on predictions made by Lars Kolind in the late 1990s,... Read More

Back to the Future: What Would Jack Say?

This series checks in on predictions made by Lars Kolind in the late 1990s,... Read More

Back to the Future Part II: New Competitors Bring New Pressures

Back to the Future posts consider hearing healthcare predictions of Lars Kolind (Oticon) in... Read More

Troll Thoughts,Troll Tallies

Regular readers of Hearing Economics are familiar with the ever-lengthening list of hearing aid... Read More

Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

  Last post introduced readers to Tom Northey and his 2000 forecast of Audiology... Read More

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

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 May and June 2014

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

Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

  Last post introduced readers to Tom Northey and his 2000 forecast of Audiology... 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