“Hearing” with your tongue: Will it make cochlear implants obsolete?

Readers of Holly Hosford-Dunn’s blog Hearing Economics have learned recently about some highly innovative “hearables” that have entered or may soon enter the market. Following is an even more futuristic product—or at least potential product—that may some day improve life for people with hearing loss.   An ITM (in-the-mouth) device FORT COLLINS, CO—A team of…

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In-the-mouth hearing device maker raises $25 million more in venture capital

SAN MATEO, CA—Sonitus Medical, Inc.,  manufacturer of the only non-surgical and removable hearing device that transmits sound via the teeth, announced this week that it has closed a $25 million Series D round of venture capital funding. Several investors took part, led by Abingworth, an international investment group dedicated exclusively to the life sciences and…

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