hearing aid patents august 2020

US Ear Device Patents for August 2020

Who Needs a Watch?

 

Not Sanmina Corporation in San Jose, California. Fitness and health-minded individuals who don’t care to wear or look at a watch are likely to appreciate Sanmina’s patent #10744262.

The patent describes an ear piece system with biosensors to detect and monitor a wearer’s heart rate and oxygen saturation levels. The system generates an alert and transmits the alert wirelessly to a remote device. 

 

The August 2020 Patent List

 

Description

Patent Number

Assignee

Issued

Hearing protector and data transmission device

10729587

Hellberg Safety AB (Stenkullen, SE)

8/04/2020

Diagnostic reagents and methods specific to inner ear disorders

10732187

The University of Connecticut (Farmington, CT)

 

8/04/2020

Temple and ear horn assembly for headworn computer

10732434

Mentor Acquisition One LLC (Plantation, FL)

8/04/2020

Enhancing a listening experience by adjusting physical attributes of an audio playback system based on detected environmental attributes of the system’s environment

10735854

Apple Inc (Cupertino, CA)

8/04/2020

Hearing assistance system

10735870

Sonova AG (Staefa, CH)

8/04/2020

Antenna system with adaptive configuration for hearing assistance device

10735871

Starkey Laboratories Inc (Eden Prairie, MN)

8/04/2020

Hearing device incorporating phased array antenna arrangement

10735872

Starkey Laboratories Inc (Eden Prairie, MN)

8/04/2020

Hearing aid apparatus and hearing aid device

10735873

Sivantos Pte Ltd (Singapore, SG)

8/04/2020

Sealing earpiece

10735875

Oticon A/S (Smorum, DK)

8/04/2020

Method for determining useful hearing device features

10735876

Sonova AG (Staefa, CH)

8/04/2020

Hearing device and method for tuning hearing device parameters

10735877

GN Hearing A/S (Ballerup, DK)

8/04/2020

Binaural rendering apparatus and method for playing back of multiple audio sources

10735886

Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America (Torrance, CA)

8/04/2020

Spatial audio array processing system and method

10735887

Wave Sciences LLC (Charleston, SC)

8/04/2020

System and method for generating and recording auditory steady-state responses with a speech-like stimulus

10736535

Interacoustics A/S (Middelfart, DK)

8/11/2020

Method and device for continuous in-ear hearing health monitoring on a human being

10736546

EERS Global Technologies Inc (Montreal, Quebec, CA)

8/11/2020

Encoding of multi-channel audio signal to generate encoded binaural signal, and associated decoding of encoded binaural signal

10741187

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Eindhoven, NL)

8/11/2020

Devices and methods for hearing

10743110

Earlens Corporation (Menlo Park, CA)

8/11/2020

Dynamic stimulus resolution adaption

10743114

Cochlear Limited (Macquarie University, AU)

8/11/2020

Hearing device and monitoring system thereof

10743115

Oticon A/S (Smorum, DK)

8/11/2020

Small loop antenna with shorting conductors for hearing assistance devices

10743116

Starkey Laboratories Inc (Eden Prairie, MN)

8/11/2020

Hearing device including an external antenna and an internal parasitic element

10743117

Oticon A/S (Smorum, DK)

8/11/2020

Assembly for hearing aid

10743118

Oticon A/S (Smorum, DK)

8/11/2020

Antenna for a hearing assistance device

10743119

Widex A/S (Lynge, DK)

8/11/2020

Bone conduction hearing aid with an air gap adjustment mechanism

10743120

Oticon Medical A/S (Smorum, DK)

8/11/2020

Hearing assistance device with brain computer interface

10743121

Oticon A/S (Smorum, DK)

8/11/2020

Dome for a hearing aid device insertable into an auditory canal, and hearing device

10743122

Sivantos Pte Ltd (Singapore, SG)

8/11/2020

Rechargeable Bluetooth earbud

D892770

Applicant: Gao, Feng (Changde, CN)

8/11/2020

Earmuff for an in-ear headphone

D892771

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd (Shenzhen, CN)

8/11/2020

Implantable middle ear diagnostic transducer

10743812

Envoy Medical Corporation (St Paul, MN)

8/18/2020

Use of hearing protection to discriminate between different and identify individual noise sources to control and reduce risk of noise induced hearing loss

10744038

Honeywell International Inc (Morris Plains, NJ)

8/18/2020

System and method for health monitoring by an ear piece

10744262

Sanmina Corporation (San Jose, CA)

8/18/2020

Cochlear implant system

10744323

Advanced Bionics AG (Staefa, CH)

8/18/2020

External and implantable coils for auditory prostheses

10744333

Cochlear Limited (Macquarie University, AU)

8/18/2020

In-ear microphone with active noise control

10748522

Cotron Corporation (Taipei, TW)

8/18/2020

Hearing aid battery packaging

10749157

Energizer Brands LLC (St Louis, MO)

8/18/2020

Ear buds with detachable harness strap

10750271

Plantronics Inc (Santa Cruz, CA)

8/18/2020

Hearing device with flat flexible electric connection

10750272

Sennheiser Communications A/S (Ballerup, DK)

8/18/2020

Hearing augmentation systems and methods

10750293

Hearing Instruments Manufacture Patent Partnership (DK)

8/18/2020

Predictive power adjustment in an auditory prosthesis

10750294

Cochlear Limited (Macquarie University, AU)

8/18/2020

Antenna for a hearing assistance device

10750295

Widex A/S (Lynge, DK)

8/18/2020

Hearing instrument comprising switched capacitor DC-DC converter

10750296

GN Hearing A/S (Ballerup, DK)

8/18/2020

Bone anchor fixture for a medical prosthesis

10750297

Cochlear Limited (Macquarie University, AU)

8/18/2020

Bone anchor fixture for a medical prosthesis

10750298

Cochlear Limited (Macquarie University, AU)

8/18/2020

Mounting assembly for a bone conduction hearing device

10750300

Oticon Medical A/S (Smorum, DK)

 

8/18/2020

 

Normalization fitting method

10750301

Cochlear Limited (Macquarie University, AU)

8/18/2020

Wearable electronic device displays a sphere to show location of binaural sound

10750308

C Matter Limited (Wadsworth, OH)

8/18/2020

Ear tip for hearing aid

D893732

Widex A/S (Lynge, DK)

8/18/2020

Compositions and methods for the removal of ear wax

10751295

Specialty Drug and Device LLC (Fort Worth, TX)

8/25/2020

Prevention and/or treatment of hearing loss or impairment

10751385

Institut Pasteur (Paris, FR), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) (Paris, FR), Sorbonne Universite (Paris, FR), Universite Chermont Auvergne (Clermont-Ferrand, FR)

8/25/2020

Interference suppression in tissue-stimulating prostheses

10751524

Cochlear Limited (Macquarie University, AU)

8/25/2020

Methods and devices for occluding an ear canal having a predetermined filter characteristic

10757496

Staton Techiya LLC (Delray Beach, FL)

8/25/2020

Earpiece having V-shaped interconnection between two portions of the earpiece when inserted into the ear canal

10757497

Zoku Limited (Birmingham, GB)

8/25/2020

Hearing device adapted for matching input transducers using the voice of a wearer of the hearing device

10757511

Oticon A/S (Smorum, DK)

8/25/2020

Multi-source audio amplification and ear protection devices

10757512

Team IP Holdings LLC (Grand Prairie, TX)

8/25/2020

Adjustment method of hearing auxiliary device

10757513

Compal Electronics Inc (Taipei, TW)

8/25/2020

Method of suppressing an acoustic reverberation in an audio signal and hearing device

10757514

Sivantos Pte Ltd (Singapore, SG)

8/25/2020

Hearing aid device having an antenna

10757515

Oticon A/S (Smorum, DK)

8/25/2020

Electromagnetic transducer with specific interface geometries

10757516

Cochlear Limited (Macquarie University, AU)

8/25/2020

Hearing assist device fitting method, system, algorithm, software, performance testing and training

10757517

Soundperience GmbH (Rudesheim, DE)

8/25/2020

Emoji that indicates a location of binaural sound

10757523

Applicant:  Lyren, Philip Scotts (Bangkok, TH)

8/25/2020

Binaural audio reproduction

10757529

Nokia Technologies Oy (Espoo, FI)

8/25/2020

Wireless earbud

D894158

Shenzhenshi xinlianyoupin technology co ltd (Shenzhen, CN)

8/25/2020

Ear plug

D894160

Ear Labs AB (Malmo, SE)

8/25/2020

 

Holly Hosford-Dunn, Hearing Health MattersHolly Hosford-Dunn, PhD, owned and operated a dispensing audiology practice in Tucson and was active in management of HearingHealthMatters.org through 2017.  She holds BA degrees in Communication Sciences, Psychology and Economics; MA in Communication Disorders; PhD in Hearing Sciences. Following post-doctoral work at Max Planck Institute (Munich, DE) and Eaton-Peabody Auditory Physiology Lab (Boston), she joined the Stanford medical school faculty as director of audiology. She has authored/edited numerous text books, chapters, journals, and articles and taught Marketing and Practice Management in a variety of academic settings. She continues to consult and write on topics related to hearing health care vis-à-vis consumer demands, professional training, technological advancement, capital investment, industry consolidation, regulatory control, product and service distribution, and strategic pricing.

 

**featured image, Oticon patent #10757511

 

 


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