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Valencell Launches Calibration-Free Blood Pressure Sensor System for Hearables and Wearables

Valencell today announced the availability of the world’s first calibration-free blood pressure (BP) sensor system for integration in hearables and wearables. Valencell will provide the BP sensor system as a core technology to medical device and consumer electronics manufacturers for inclusion in their products. Embedded in an earbud reference design, the technology has demonstrated BP…

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Phonak Unveils Virto Black at CES 2020: Fully-Connected Hearing Aid Shaped like a Hearable

STAFA, SWITZERLAND & LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – Leading hearing health care brand Phonak is attempting to challenge perceptions of hearing aids at CES 2020 this week with the world premiere of Phonak Virto Black, what the company describes as a “fully-connected in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid that combines the company’s popular Marvel hearing technology with the…

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Nuheara Reports Latest Sales Figures More Than Double Over Previous Quarter

PERTH, AUSTRALIA — Smart hearing company Nuheara Limited (ASX: NUH) reports that at the conclusion of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales campaign on  December 2, 2019, the company’s Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) cash receipts (excluding traditional retail) for the current quarter to date have totaled more than $750,000 (approximately $513K USD) – this is more…

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Amazon Unveils Echo Buds, Wireless Earbuds Featuring Bose Noise Reduction Tech

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — Confirming rumors, Amazon has announced today its first set of truly wireless earbuds: Echo Buds. The new buds will feature Bose noise reduction technology and work with the company’s popular Alexa voice assistant. The Echo Buds will cost $129 for a pair, with preorders beginning today. Amazon says that the new headphones…

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Reports: Amazon Set to Unveil Alexa-Powered Wireless Earbuds to Rival AirPods

UPDATE: On September 25, Amazon announced the company’s attempt to break into the wireless earbud space with ‘Echo Buds’ truly wireless earbuds, featuring noise reduction technology from Bose. At a price set below rival Apple’s popular AirPods, Amazon hopes to take market share and increase adoption of its popular voice assistance, Alexa. Read more about…

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Nuheara IQbuds Boost Placed on NHS Hearing Contract for Scotland and Northern Ireland

Australian audio device maker, Nuheara (ASX: NUH), today announced that its IQbuds BOOST earbuds have been placed on the NHS Scotland hearing contract under the Hearables category, Lot 5 – Hearable and Wearable. IQbuds BOOST are immediately available under the framework and will be supplied and supported under the contract via Nuheara’s UK distributor Puretone.…

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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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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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