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Nuheara launches Direct to Consumer Initiative with New Self Care Hearing platform

Nuheara unveiled a new buying experience for people with mild-to-moderate hearing challenges. Using hearing products designed for active lifestyles, the company says that people “can now start managing their own hearing health, from the comfort of their own homes, with flexible payment options and dramatically lower costs”. Nuheara’s program is said to offer a more…

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Nuheara Launches New IQbuds MAX at CES 2019

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Australian audio device maker, Nuheara, announced the launch of IQbuds™ MAX at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The company says the new devices are “the first intelligent hearing buds with Active Noise Cancellation”. IQbuds MAX are the latest addition to Nuheara’s growing lineup of intelligent hearing buds…

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Silicon Valley Engineers Making OTC Hearables Next Big Thing

Over the past three years, Hearing News Watch has published several articles on the rise of so-called hearable devices. Combining features of a conventional hearing aid with those of consumer audio products, it seems the hearable category is about to take a big step forward. Fast Company magazine recently reported that Apple, Google and Amazon…

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Sonion and Valencell Partnership Places Big Bet on Growing Biometric Hearable Market

A May 9 Hearing News Watch article focused on the  rapid advancements in the biometric function of ear-level devices, known as hearables. Progress continued with the June 6th announcement that Sonion, a Denmark-based leader in micro acoustic and micro mechanical technologies in hearing devices, and Valencell, a leading innovator in wearable biometric sensor technology will…

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Reports Claim Apple to Release Upgraded AirPods in 2018 and 2019

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA — According reports from Bloomberg and others, Apple is reportedly planning to release new hardware and software upgrades to its popular AirPods. The company’s wireless earphones (AirPods) have been a significant success story for Apple since their initial launch in September 2016–with one long-time company analyst recently quoited saying he anticipates Apple’s AirPods…

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Nuheara to FDA: Please Expedite Implementation of OTC Hearing Aid Act

PERTH, AUSTRALIA — Wireless earbud maker, Nuheara, has reportedly petitioned the FDA to expedite the implementation of the Over The Counter (OTC) Hearing Aid Act legislation, which was signed into law by President Trump last fall. The OTC legislation will allow for hearing aids to be used “by adults to compensate for mild to moderate…

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A Preview of CES 2018 Shows Consumer Audio and Hearing Aid Technology Continue to Morph

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — The annual Consumer Electronics Association meeting, held January 9th to 12th in Las Vegas, often provides us with a glimpse into the future. As user-friendly and relatively low cost consumer electronics devices continue to morph with stodgy medical devices. Billed as the world’s largest get-together of consumer electronic enthusiasts, the 2018…

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After Promising Start, Doppler Labs Abruptly Closes

Founded in 2013 with around $50 million in funding, Doppler Labs placed a bet with the consumer electronic marketplace that their DUBS acoustic filters and Here One wireless smart earbuds would be a raging success. Fraught with battery life issues and other problems with its recharging case, Doppler Labs shuttered its doors on November 1.…

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