Aquaris, Siemens FIRST truly waterproof* hearing instrument resists dust, sweat, and shock.

Aquaris, Siemens FIRST truly waterproof* hearing instrument resists dust, sweat, and shock.

Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., (www.usa.siemens.com/hearing) will unveil a host of products at the American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! 2011 conference – including the new Aquaris™.
The iMini, Siemens smallest hearing instrument, disappears invisibly in the ear

The iMini, Siemens smallest hearing instrument, disappears invisibly in the ear

Siemens has developed a new hearing instrument that is even smaller than current models. As a result, it can be inserted far into the auditory canal, remaining basically invisible.
Oticon ConnectLine Microphone

Oticon ConnectLine Microphone

With the brand new Oticon ConnectLine Microphone, users can finally participate and interact in some of life’s most important situations – on equal terms with everyone else.
New Phonak Products

New Phonak Products

Two new product families complete the Phonak Spice Generation with entry-level and midrange hearing aids.
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If you have a child who is deaf or has hearing loss, there are some great ways to harness the wonders of technology and disguise learning games in tablet or phone apps. Here are some of our favorite apps for children with hearing loss: The Baobab The Baobab is a beautifully narrated original story about a daring...

Lawmakers seek to curb loud noise in movie theaters

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Don’t settle for a PSAP when you need a hearing aid

With nearly 20 percent of Americans suffering from hearing loss (according to a 2011 study conducted by The Johns Hopkins Center on Aging Health) it’s no surprise that many people with hearing impairment have started searching for hearing loss solutions online, where they can find information about hearing loss, hearing aids and other sound amplification...

Siemens professional tools help practitioners grow

Siemens has unveiled ProSuite – a best-in-class patient care concept for hearing care professionals (HCPs). ProSuite is comprised of a series of tools and applications that can work together or independently to help support patient interactions, drive engagement and maximize opportunities for treatment success. Siemens is also introducing the Physician Outreach Program, which builds on...

New regulations needed for Internet real-time captioning

On March 16, 1980, a phrase started appearing regularly on our TV screens: “Closed-Captioned for the Hearing Impaired.” Most of us didn’t pay much attention, but for the millions of people who were deaf or had hearing loss it was a milestone in broadcast communication. Thanks to an Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mandate, suddenly TV shows previously inaccessible...

New form of treating tinnitus with magnetic pulses conveyed to the brain

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A New Door to Rechargeable Hearing Aid Battery Solutions

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Hybrid Cochlear Implants Help Those with High-Frequency Hearing Loss

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November Event Focuses on Future of Wearable Technology Industry

IDTechEx Research, an independent market research company that provides business intelligence and events on emerging technologies to help companies make strategic business decisions, is forecasting a strong future for the wearable technology industry and hosting a wearable technology event, November 18 – 19, 2015 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. IDTechEx predicts...

Research Suggests New Avenues for Music Training in Aural Rehabilitation

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How this video game company is helping people hear better

Turtle Beach Corporation, the market leader in console video game headsets, has over the years developed audio technology that enables gamers to hear soft video game sounds such as footsteps around the corner and gun reloads off in the distance. And now the company is doing more with that technology than just helping gamers get...

Hearing Aids Market – Global Industry Size, Trends, Growth Analysis and …

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