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ON Semiconductor Unveils New Development Suite to Make it Easier for Manufacturers to Build Wireless-Enabled Hearing Aids

NUREMBURG, GERMANY — ON Semiconductor, a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, unveiled a new development toolkit for manufacturers of hearing aids at the 2017 EUHA convention in Germany. The Ezairo® Preconfigured Suite (Pre Suite) is based on the company’s Ezairo 7100 Digitial Signal Processor (DSP), and includes development software, firmware bundles, and a Software Development…

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Analyst: Over Next Decade, AirPods Will Become “Bigger Than Apple Watch”

Long time Apple analyst Gene Munster, at venture capital firm Loup Ventures, says that he anticipates Apple’s AirPods to become “bigger than the Apple Watch“. Despite being substantially less costly than the company’s watch, which currently retails for $249-$1,499, the shift to augmented audio over the next few years is anticipated to increase demand for…

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Samsung Rumored to Release New Wireless Earphones with Galaxy S8

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Samsung, the world’s largest consumer electronics manufacturer, may be poised to follow in the footsteps of Apple when it launches its next smartphone. According to a report from SamMobile, the company might be releasing new wireless in-ear headphones when it launches the Galaxy S8 smartphone, likely in the spring of 2017.…

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Growing Number of Hearables to Include “Hearing Aid Technology”

On the heels of the AirPods launch two weeks ago, Bragi, the manufacturer of the Dash recently announced there will be updates to their hearable device. Among the updates to the Bragi Dash are improved quality of Bluetooth connectivity and increased range, improved waterproofing, an upgraded touch lock feature, and the ability to shuffle through…

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Will Samsung’s new IconX, and Apple’s Rumored Wireless Earpods, Disrupt Hearing Aid Industry Further in 2016?

Last week the world caught its first glimpse of Samsung’s new IconX hearable device. The leaked images, but scant details, spread across the tech world like wildfire. It appears that Samsung is ready to go toe-to-toe with Apple if the tech giant decides to make the rumored, but radical, decision to ditch the headphone/audio jack…

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Hearing aid from ReSound called an “innovation that improved the world”

    BLOOMINGTON, MN—Rarely is a hearing aid credited by anyone outside the hearing industry with changing the world. But that is just what happened when Mashable.com selected ReSound LiNX as one of “14 innovations that improved the world in 2014.” LiNX, which was introduced last January, is a Bluetooth-enabled hearing aid that allows the…

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