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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

Ear device patents for January 2022

More to Them Than Meets the Eardrum   Hearing aids are fast developing into... Read More

Ear Device Patents for December 2021

Hearable is a relatively new word in our vocabulary. It’s only made the title... Read More

ECONOMICS OF HEARING

Hearing Aids, Hearables, Gadgets and Gizmos

The sudden emergence of Hearables as a disruptive wearable technology threatens to relegate hearing... Read More

An Imperfectly Designed System for the Times

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

Rehabilitative Audiology: Hearing Loss as a Chronic Health Condition

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD. In last month’s... Read More

Relationship between OTC Price and Behavioral Performance: A Guiding Light

by Amyn Amlani, PhD   The reality of over-the-counter (OTC) products becoming federally regulated... Read More

Making Economic Complements of Hearing Health, Healthy Living, and Coffee Drinking

The world observes National Coffee Day on September 29.  England (obviously the most Advanced... Read More

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

That Vision Thing

How many readers remember Tom J. Northey, The One That Got Away?  Mr. Northey... 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

The Tiny Company That Could: Intricon

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