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US Ear Device Patents in May 2020

 Stylish,  Cute, Functional   The stylish headset shown in the feature image allows wearers... Read More

Hearing: The Social Sense

There is something very unique about the sense of hearing that sets it apart... Read More

Online Hearing Testing: Best Practices from Shoebox

Editor’s Note: Our new “Hearing Healthcare Market Development” monthly column will explore opportunities for... Read More

US Ear Device Patents for April 2020

Ohmmmm   In these days of COVID-19 sequestering and isolation, meditation and relaxation are... Read More

Design Thinking, Hearing Healthcare, and the New Normal: Using ‘Empathize’ to Identify Barriers and Opportunities

by Kate Baldocchi, AuD, Trisha Milnes, AuD, & Amyn M. Amlani, PhD COVID-19 proved... Read More

ECONOMICS OF HEARING

Location, Location, Location

Last week’s post gave a rambling answer to a Reader’s Question from Worried Mom asking... Read More

Hearing Device Patents in January and February 2014

Polymer materials were the standouts in today’s round of patents.  Audiologists’ training is short... Read More

In Defense of Costco

Am I suggesting that everyone go work for Costco? No, but I think those... Read More

US Hearing Aid Device Patent Activity for Jul-Aug 2015

“Tumultuous” captures the essence of Big 6 doings of late.  It’s also an apt... Read More

Waiting for the Second Shoe (of Three) to Drop

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD.   Before we... Read More

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Smartphone Control Apps for Hearing Devices: The Science

 Hearing Economics is pleased to welcome back the Guest Contributors from Ear Machine for... Read More

The Tiny Company That Could: Intricon

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

Internet Interventions for Hearing Loss and Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs): There Is a Connection?

Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein,... 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

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