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Apple Unveils AirPods 3 – with Spatial Audio, Adaptive EQ and Head Tracking

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA — Apple today confirmed weeks of speculation by unveiling the third generation of AirPods featuring a new design, along with spatial audio. By combining the H1 chip with an Apple-designed acoustic system, the new AirPods use computational audio to deliver premium sound with Adaptive EQ. Users can enjoy spatial audio featuring Dolby Atmos…

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clEAR Announces Name Change to Amptify, Retirement of clEAR Website

ST LOUIS, MISSOURI – Customized Learning Exercises for Aural Rehabilitation, Inc. (clEAR), an industry leader in hearing loss rehabilitation solutions, announced today it will begin operating under a new name and will be known as Amptify (pronounced “amp-TUH-fai”), effective immediately. This rebranding strategy reflects both the evolution of the company and its vision for the…

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Senators Call on FDA to Issue Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Regulations by November 6th

WASHINGTON D.C. – United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue new regulations for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids without delay, in accordance with President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy and their bill, the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act, which was signed into law over…

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Cochlear Announces FDA Approval and Clearance of Remote Assist for Nucleus and Baha Systems

LONE TREE, COLORADO — Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), a global leader in implantable hearing solutions, obtained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and clearance in the last month for its Cochlear™ Remote Assist solution in the Nucleus® and Baha® Systems. The FDA approval for the cochlear implant solution and FDA clearance for the Baha…

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3rd Annual AudBoss Summit “a Raving Success”

Between October 4th and 7th, 2021, audiologists and hearing care professionals gathered at the Confidante Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, for the third annual AudBoss Private Practice summit. With an attendance of 350 (in-person and virtual), it was the largest AudBoss summit to date. Due to their cruise cancellation, the AudBoss team (April Royan and…

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Starkey’s Sara Burdak Wins Globee in 2021 Women World Awards

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey Chief Audiology Officer and Executive Vice President of Marketing Sara Burdak, Au.D., has been named the Silver Globee Winner for the Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year awards in the Manufacturing category. Women World Awards recognizes women in business and professions from all over the world and encompasses the world’s best in leadership,…

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Powerful Video By Emmy-winning Hollywood Studio Addresses Rising Hearing Loss

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Marking October’s National Protect Your Hearing Month, Hearing Health Foundation is releasing the first of a new video series called “A Few Words About Hearing” that captures the stories of nine people—from all walks of life—who describe what it’s like to live with hearing damaged by loud noise. Watch it…

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Open-Access Issue of Seminars in Hearing on Hearing Aid Technology to Improve Speech Intelligibility in Noise

When you bring researchers and engineers from the world’s major hearing aid manufacturers together in one space to talk about their favorite topics, what do you get?  Among the possibilities is a compendium of papers that sample the technology in today’s hearing aids.  Guest-edited by Josh Alexander, the 2021 Fall issue of Seminars in Hearing features 9…

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Phonak, Macquarie University and NAL Announce Alliance on Hearing Research and Innovation

Macquarie University and The National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) have announced the formation of the Phonak-Macquarie-NAL Alliance. This unique three-way, multi-year research partnership, funded by Phonak, a global provider of hearing solutions and part of the Sonova Group, unites Phonak’s expertise in hearing-aid innovation with the research strengths and translational power of Macquarie University Hearing and…

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