The First Wearable Digital Hearing Aid – History, Part 2

Design Considerations Involved in Going From Analog to Digital Technology     Last week’s post provided background on how the first wearable digital hearing aid was developed.  This post will continue this historical highlight leading to one of the most disruptive developments related to hearing aid technology – the digital hearing aid.  Specifically, this post…

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An Historical Reflection on Digital Hearing Aids

Looking Back on How Digital Hearing Aids Came to Be   Today, finding an analog hearing aid is difficult – that is, unless one rummages through boxes of hearing aids manufactured prior to about 1966, or a few years following. Hearing aid engineers had been speculating about the possibility of a digital hearing aid in the…

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