hearing aid fitting perception

A Case for More Perception in Fitting Hearing Aids

In the beginning was the audiogram. Such a sentence could easily open the unwritten history of hearing aid fitting. And there would be a strong reason for beginning so. The strategy of deriving the prescription from hearing thresholds was a sensible way of adjusting dynamic compression. It ensured audibility, and the mapping of loudness required…

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Communication by Ear? New ‘Earswitch’ Technology Offers Hope to People with ALS, Other Neurological Conditions

Editor’s Note: A new ear-level device being developed by a UK primary care physician, along with a team of researchers at Bath University, is providing hope for people with neurological conditions that are unable speak or operate a keyboard, with new ways of communicating via a computer. HHTM President and CEO, Kevin Liebe, recently connected…

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future hearing device technology

The Future of Hearing Device Innovation: Expert Panel Discussion

During the inaugural Future of Hearing Healthcare conference held in March, we hosted two panel discussions with experts from around the industry to discuss a myriad of topics related to the future of device innovation and the future of industry economics. Each panel was moderated by Dave Kemp, Director of Business Development at Oaktree Products and…

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Looking Back and Moving Forward: Interview with Brandon Sawalich

Last December, we introduced readers to a new series at Hearing Health & Technology Matters: Hearing Healthcare 2020. The intent of the series was to “explore the forces behind the changes and disruptions impacting the hearing industry in more detail, to better understand how they will shape the future of hearing healthcare.” Little did we…

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Strengthening Hearing Through Sound? A Closer Look at the Technology Behind AudioCardio

Hearing Healthcare 2020 is a column where we explore the forces behind the changing landscape and disruptions impacting the hearing healthcare industry.  This week, HHTM President and CEO, Kevin Liebe interviews the team behind AudioCardio, a mobile app that is said to offer a “data and science backed sound therapy designed to maintain and strengthen your…

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