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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

Ear device patents for January 2022

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

ECONOMICS OF HEARING

Regulation of Hearing Aids in the US, part 2

Electronic Hearing Aids At the turn of the 19th century, hearing aids underwent a... Read More

Diffusion of Innovations and its Application to Hearing Care: Part 2

by Amyn Amlani, PhD In Part 1 of this series, the reader was introduced... Read More

Econ 101: Supply Curves and Willingness to Sell

Q:  “Does it really cost $600 or more for the manufacturer to ship a... Read More

Influenza and Audiologists: In Harm’s Way

Last week’s post ended in high dudgeon at the prospect of hearing professionals violating... Read More

It’s a Vision Thing: Unraveling HearUSA, part 8

In fast-changing technology product markets, there is a real advantage to controlling both the... 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

The Tiny Company That Could: Intricon

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

Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

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

Hearing in an Apple World: The Ears Have It

The first MFi Hearing aid post promised  “an Alice in Wonderland hearing device tour of... Read More

Brave New World of BLE and MFi Hearing Aids Begins

GN Resound stole the show at the 58th Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA) in Germany... Read More