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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Chatting And Chewing Could Power Hearing Aids

Researchers in Canada have developed a chin strap that could convert jaw movement from eating or talking into electricity to power small devices like hearing aids. Scientist from Sonomax-ÉTS Industrial Research Chair in In-ear Technologies (CRITIAS) at École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) in Montreal say the action of the human jaw is a good example...

New life for old hearing aids

It may be the speech and hearing industry’s best-kept secret, but if you have mild to moderate hearing loss, you may not have to invest in new, pricey hearing aids. You can have a pre-owned hearing aid reprogrammed to fit your needs. Improved technology and better designs have made the repurposing of used hearing aids...

Wireless Connectivity Turns Hearing Aids Into Multipurpose Devices – SYS

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –  - New global Bluetooth standard to support connectivity with a variety of mobile devices With the introduction of wireless connectivity, hearing aid technology has taken a great leap forward. It allows people to connect their hearing aids with a wide range of mobile devices which have become an...

US hearing aid sales dip in August

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – U.S. hearing aid sales dipped in August from a year ago, as a drop in the private market was cushioned by sales to army veterans, data from the Hearing Industries Association showed on Thursday. Switzerland’s Sonova, Danish companies William Demant and GN Resound, a unit of GN Store Nord, each generate about...

A recent study discovered that coffee may help tinnitus.

(TRFW News) Coffee… Some people love it, while others hate it. It appears that there is a 50/50 balance on the number of people that drink coffee. According to Statistic Brain, approximately 54% of Americans over the age of 18 consume coffee on a daily basis and 35% of them like it black. Additionally, 65% of...

Tim Hecker to Play Tinnitus Show Presented by Pitchfork’s Show No Mercy and …

Pitchfork’s Show No Mercy has teamed up with Blackened Music to present a new music series called Tinnitus that focuses on composers of extreme sound. The second installment takes place November 12 with a performance by Tim Hecker at The Wick in Brooklyn. Support acts are to be announced. Tickets are $15 in advance, available here. (They will...

CONNECT HEARING OFFERS $500 DISCOUNT ON BRAND NEW HEARING …

Australia’s leading hearing specialists Connect Hearing is offering a $500 discount on the latest hearing aids when users trade in their current devices. Connect Hearing is offering hearing aid owners the opportunity to upgrade to a newer device, and will even allow trades of two hearing aids – a discount of $1000*. But you had...

Study links higher caffeine consumption with lower tinnitus risk

Home News Sunday, August 17, 2014 – TINNITUS, an annoying ringing or buzzing in the ears, was less likely to occur in women who consumed the most caffeine, in a large study of nurses. Tinnitus can happen sporadically, or in some cases may plague a person daily. The cause is unclear, and so is the...

Symmetrical vs Asymmetrical Hearing Losses

Back to Basics | October 2014 Hearing Review By Marshall Chasin, AuD I can’t tell you how often I have had the following conversation with someone at the Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB, also known as the Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board in some jurisdictions, similar to OSHA in the United States) on behalf of a...

Oticon’s BrainHearing Technology Designed to Help Brain Make Sense of Sound

Oticon’s “brain first” technology is designed to help provide better hearing with less effort by giving the brain the clearest, purest, sound signals to decode. Oticon Inc, Somerset, NJ, has announced the release of BrainHearing™, the company’s “brain first” technology designed to provide better hearing with less effort by giving the brain the clearest, purest,...

Telecoils Still Useful and Effective After All These Years; But Don’t Ignore Other Options for Patients

Final Word | October 2014 Hearing Review By Dennis Van Vliet, AuD It was probably sometime in the early 1980s. I was seeing patients in a hospital audiology clinic. The patient was a nurse who performed visiting nursing services in patients’ homes. Her duties included calling for orders from the physician while she was in...

Letter to the Editor: Larry Revit on High Quality Monitoring for Musicians

Dear editor: I read with interest the electronic the Hearing Review’s Blog article “Letter to the Editor: Jeff Rona Comments on High Quality Monitoring for Musicians with Hearing Impairment published online September 2, 2014. In the letter, Mr Rona, an accomplished film composer, refers to Richard Einhorn’s recent article (August 2014 Hearing Review) and mentions another “cost...