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Oticon Announces Upcoming Product to Include 2.4 GHz Connectivity, Signaling Industry Shift

KONGBAKKEN, DENMARK — Less than six months following Sonova’s announcement that its next generation of hearing instruments would include 2.4 GHz connectivity in late 2016 or early 2017, William Demant Holdings announced last week that Oticon’s soon-to-be-released hearing device will include 2.4 GHz connectivity. The company’s new 2.4GHz capable hearing aid is expected to be released at…

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Times tech writer gives rave reviews to iPhone hearing aids

NEW YORK—You can’t buy the kind of positive publicity that was given to the GN ReSound LiNX™ and the Starkey Halo in the pages of The New York Times last Thursday (April 24). In the Personal Tech column that appears weekly on the front page of the newspaper’s Business section, Farhad Manjoo reported rapturous responses…

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Starkey releases its iPhone hearing aid

MINNEAPOLIS—Scarcely a month after GN ReSound LiNX became the first hearing aid on the market that can stream stereo sound directly from an iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch®, Starkey Hearing Technologies ended ReSound’s short-lived monopoly with the introduction, on March 31, of Halo™, a hearing aid engineered to be compatible with those same Apple devices.…

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ReSound releases first hearing aid that streams sound directly from an iPhone

  COPENHAGEN–Every new hearing aid that’s launched is totally unique, innovative, the very latest and greatest—according to the company that developed it and is determined to promote it. However, occasionally a new hearing aid creates genuine excitement in the marketplace of professionals who will fit it and consumers who will wear it. Today (February 24)…

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Blogger gets the scoop on Made for iPhone hearing aids coming your way soon

By Holly Hosford-Dunn PHOENIX–Blogging lived up to its name last week. Starkey’s new “Made for iPhone” hearing aid platform was unveiled, apparently prematurely, in a special student workshop at this year’s Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) conference in Phoenix. Those sessions were marked “students only,” and it seems that an audiology student took good…

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New iPhone app is said to improve users’ hearing through targeted sound exposure

By David H. Kirkwood LOS ANGELES–If you are among those who rushed out this month to get the new iPhone 5, the Apple App Store offers you more than 450,000 different apps to choose from in deciding which ones to download onto your iPhone.  One of the newest—and most unusual—is the Better Hearing app, which,…

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