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Donald Schum Joins Whisper’s Leadership Team as Head of Audiology

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Whisper announced today that Don Schum, Ph.D., will join Whisper’s leadership team as Head of Audiology after over 30 years in the hearing care industry. In this role, he will play a key role in driving Whisper’s clinical strategy with the Whisper Hearing System, a learning hearing aid that gets better…

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FDA Requests Companies Stop Issuing Misleading Registration Certificates

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a statement issued this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) noted that it is aware that certain companies are producing and issuing “FDA Registration Certificates” that may look like official government documents and include unauthorized use of the FDA logo. The FDA is also aware that “some registration certificates…

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Starkey France Veteran Announces Retirement

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – A key figure in the development of Starkey France, from startup to a global leader, will retire on March 31. Thierry Daudignon has worked in the hearing industry for more than 40 years. For the past 22 years, he has served as the Managing Director of Starkey France. “His dedication, leadership…

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Reader’s Choice: Top 10 Hearing News Stories of 2020

While the pandemic certainly was a big topic throughout 2020, it wasn’t the only story making headlines. Industry developments, advances in research, innovative and disruptive technologies were also among this year’s list of ‘most read’ stories of the year at Hearing News Watch. Below we highlight the Top 10 Most Read news stories of 2020.   Top…

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Oticon, Inc. Announces Appointment of David Horowitz, AuD as Vice President of Sales

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Oticon President Gary Rosenblum has announced the appointment of David Horowitz, AuD as Vice President of Sales.  In his new role, Horowitz will be responsible for developing sales strategies, driving improvements and implementing best practices to deliver quality support and services to Oticon’s professional partners. With more than 15 years’ in…

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HHTM Announces Addition of Shari Eberts to Editorial Team

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), an online resource for hearing professionals and consumers with hearing loss, has announced the appointment of Shari Eberts to its editorial team. Eberts, a well known hearing health advocate and founder of the popular Living With Hearing Loss blog, will become the new section editor for FindHearing.  Formerly operating…

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BIHIMA Releases Market Data for Q1 2020

The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has released the Q1 2020 results of its members, providing insight into how the UK and Irish hearing care market fared in the first three months of 2020 as the countries entered lockdown. The UK figures are slightly down on Q4 2019, with over 400,000 units…

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Lucid Audio Announces Acquisition of Westone Audio, the Music Division of Westone Laboratories

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Lucid Audio announced this week that it is acquiring Westone Audio.  The move will expand Lucid Audio’s innovative family of products by adding Westone Audio’s premium in-ear and custom earphone solutions.  “With Westone Audio’s over 35 years of success and experience in the consumer and professional audio markets, the acquisition is…

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E.A.R. Inc. Seeking Partnership

BOULDER, COLORADO — Over the past decade hearing healthcare providers and manufacturers have been experiencing dramatic changes in market conditions. A result of PSAP’s, OTC’s, E-Commerce, manufacturers clinics, and large retail outlets such as Costco, Sam’s Club, Cabela’s, Bass Pro has, until recently, created an age of accelerated competition. The addition of the COVID-19 Pandemic…

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