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US Hearing Device Patents in October 2016

“Hearing Health Matters have been charting granted patents in this area since 2012, updating their list every few months. It should be mandatory reading for any company entering this arena.” (Nick Hunn, The Market for Hearable Devices, 2016-2020) Hearing Economics is happy that an industry consultant of the likes of Mr. Hunn benefits from our…

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September 2016 Patents

Proliferating patents prompt a switch to monthly lists, commencing today with a list of patents awarded in September by the US Patent office.  The lengthening list is once again due to entry of new players and consumer electronics giants, complementing and competing with our own Big 6.   Samsung’s Hearable Vision   Top of this…

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Hearable Hotties on Parade

Prior posts featured a 2016 taxonomy of Hearables that are no longer with us, in stealth, not entirely wireless, binaural, Smart, or still waiting in the wings.  What’s left?  At present, not as much as one might hope, at least if one is an audiologist.   The winner’s circle is small and, as the Table…

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Hot Potato Hearables Comin’ Out of the Oven

Last post reviewed and started categorizing Hearables of yesteryear and now, parsing out ear level devices no longer on the table and others that aren’t wireless, Smart, or binaural.  Survivors that remain in the development stage are the next level of this Hearables taxonomy.   They comprise today’s post, with the repeated caveat that the…

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Hearables, Hot Potatoes of the Ear

In 2014, Hearing Economics started a conversation about Hearables that rambled on for 14-post series. It left off December 2015 with a survey of the Hearables that had come on the market (few and only monaural at that point) and exciting ones on the drawing board scheduled for 2016 delivery.  A lot has happened since then, most…

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