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ON Semiconductor Unveils New Development Suite to Make it Easier for Manufacturers to Build Wireless-Enabled Hearing Aids

NUREMBURG, GERMANY — ON Semiconductor, a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, unveiled a new development toolkit for manufacturers of hearing aids at the 2017 EUHA convention in Germany. The Ezairo® Preconfigured Suite (Pre Suite) is based on the company’s Ezairo 7100 Digitial Signal Processor (DSP), and includes development software, firmware bundles, and a Software Development…

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After the return of the BTE, can an eyeglass hearing aid renaissance be far behind?

  By David H. Kirkwood BLACKSBURG, VA—The answer to that question is decidedly yes, very far behind. To be sure, behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids, which were the dominant style in the U.S. in the 1960s and then dwindled to less than 20% of the market in the early 1990s, did launch a dramatic comeback over…

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