The Royal Danish Hearing Loss

The Danish Royal family can trace its linage back over 1000 years to Harthacnut‘s son, Gorm the Old (Gorm den Gamle),.  He reigned in the early 10th century, followed by his son, the famous Harald I or “Bluetooth.” Audiologists and hearing aid engineers may recall that in 2012 Hearing International reviewed how Bluetooth technology came about its name.  It…

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Hedy Lamarr…The Unlikely Mother of Bluetooth..| Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D., Hearing Health and Technology Matters|

Last January, Hearing International, wrote a three-part series titled The Audiological Connection of Yunger Futhark.  Initially, it dealt with the development of the Bluetooth technology from the Viking times through the current products that we now enjoy as consumers and our patients are using to great benefit in our hearing instrument fittings.  As the story developed,…

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