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iHEAR to Launch Subscription-Based Hearing Aids

SAN LEANDRO, CALIFORNIA — iHEAR Medical has announced plans to launch subscription plans “designed to make advanced hearing technology more affordable and accessible for the millions of Americans suffering from untreated hearing loss”. According to a company press release, iHEAR’s patented technology will allow consumers to subscribe to advanced hearing aids and optional wireless services on…

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FDA Gives Approval for Over-The-Counter Home Hearing Test

SAN LEANDRO, CALIFORNIA — Over the past year, there has been growing interest in the morphing of consumer electronics and medical devices. New product categories are being created and the hearing care industry seems to be on the brink of some significant changes, especially in light of the recent non-binding PCAST recommendations to re-regulate the…

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After leading ReSound and InSound to success, two entrepreneurs try something different

By David H. Kirkwood SAN FRANCISCO/SAN LEANDRO—Hardly a week passes without at least one announcement of some new device being developed to help people with hearing loss. Whether these products are categorized as hearing aids, personal sound amplification products (PSAPs), or assistive hearing technology, they nearly all have a few things in common: (1) Although…

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