Hearing Aids

Interview with Starkey’s Achin Bhowmik: technology that saves lives

SlashGear was invited to join Starkey’s Hearing Innovation Expo, prior to this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is always a time to show …

Assistive Technology

Denmark's GN takes aim at Apple with wireless earbuds

Denmark's GN Store Nord is aiming to win a bigger slice of the rapidly growing market for wireless earbuds by introducing a new product challenging …

Wireless

A more accessible future: AirPods, hearing aids, and the audio technology to make it possible

Apple CEO Tim Cook has repeatedly stated his belief that technology should be accessible to everyone. For decades, Apple products have shipped with accessibility features, proof that these values are deeply rooted in the company. Apple even launched a dedicated accessibility website in 2016, …

Apple

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

The short answer: No. But that doesn't mean you don't have options.<p>As we age, our likelihood of encountering health issues tends to increase, and …

Medicare

Signia Nx hearing aid separates user’s own voice from the background

Many headsets today flaunt features like active noise cancellation or even sophisticated audio technologies that let the world’s sounds through while …

Headphones

7 Ways to Get More Out of Your Costco Membership

Joining the warehouse club can lead to some major savings, but you have to use it to reap those rewards.<p><b>Costco</b> (NASDAQ:COST) makes its money -- at …

Money

Clarisound launches hearing aid battery recycling programme across Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: If you are a hearing aid user and have accumulated used batteries from the device, there is now a way to discard the batteries in a …

Kuala Lumpur

As tech firms enter hearing aid market, FDA must protect consumers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started consulting with hearing experts and associations as it begins creating regulations for new …

Medicine

Honour for long-serving volunteers at Action for Hearing Loss in Powys

SIX VOLUNTEERS who have been volunteering for a combined total of nearly 70 years have been rewarded for their commitment by Action on Hearing Loss …

Wales

hear.com The future of modern hearing systems

<b>These hearing aids will change your life!</b><p>The most discreet design<p>Best speech understanding<p>100% money-back guarantee<p><b>The future of modern hearing</b> …

Amazing

Hearing – Tinnitus

<b>I sometimes hear ringing in my ears. Is this unusual?</b><p>Not at all. Tinnitus is the name for these head noises, and they are very common. Nearly 36 …

Fibromyalgia

These devices will shape the future of sound

If you're tuned into the future, you’ll know it's sounding good. With the rise of VR, AR, jackless smartphones, voice assistants and hearables, it's …

Headphones

Meet the Jewish Teen Who’s Providing Hearing Devices to Low-Income Kids

<b>OLIVER STERN</b> was born deaf. He underwent 20 surgeries at a very young age and got cochlear implants in order to recover his hearing. His parents …

Jewish Culture

ROCKINGHAM: A special concert for people who have difficulty hearing music

A hearing aid that makes speech audible for the hearing impaired can also make music practically unlistenable. Turning up the volume on conversation, …

Canadian News

Smashing Assistive Tech Stigma

This thoughtful design by Julia Marina Cunha forces us to examine our attitudes about hearing disabilities. For years, hearing aid designs have …

Self-confidence

Dumfries girl Sarah is her mum's 'Dancing Queen'

Proud Jacqui wants others to see her daughter for the person she is<p>Jacqui Law was standing in the busy foyer of the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow, …

A Revolutionary New Hearing Aid

Invisible, Easy to Use,<br>Rechargeable<p>See why Eargo® has people talking:<p>“The hearing aid of the future” -TechCrunch<br>• “This funky looking hearing aid is …

The Changing Landscape of Hearing Aid Batteries

Tech Topic | November 2017 <i>Hearing Review</i>By Barry A. Freeman, PhDA review of rechargeable hearing aid battery technology, and a look at how best …

Batteries

8 Amazing iPhone Apps On Sale For Free Right Now

1) Hearing Aid Pro — professional hearing improvement<p>Description<p>Features:<p>High Frequency Point: frequency setting for several audio features.<br>- Amplify …

Amazing

Is your phone listening in? Your stories

<b>Facebook has always denied using smartphone microphones to gather audio from people's real-life conversations and then use that data to serve advertising.</b><p>Last week Facebook's vice-president of ads, Rob Goldman, said on Twitter that the technology giant did not and had never carried out the practice.<p>…

Facebook Messenger

MSU hearing aid technology to eliminate background noise

Mi Zhang, an MSU assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and his team are working on developing a smart hearing aid device that …

Michigan State University

WATCH: Deaf baby hears mother's voice for first time

Image of a touching moment between a deaf baby (Charly) as she hears her mother (Christy) say ‘I love you’ for the first time, 22 October 2017. …

News (South Africa)

Baby girl hears mum’s voice for the first time

Video captures the beautiful moment a baby girl hears her mum's voice for the first time after being fitted with a hearing aid.<p>The reaction of the …

Hear me out: Why people avoid checking out hearing loss

Why is it we accept the fact that everyone should see their dentist twice a year? That we should get regular eye examinations and a checkup by our …

Canadian News

ReSound - Welsch Hearing Aid Company

ReSound has introduced many new technologies to the hearing aid industry. They are best and most recently known for the first Made for iPhone hearing …

Hearing aid industry needs regulation

CLOSE<p>Holly Maniatty is best known for her sign language interpreting at large festivals for rappers like Snoop Dogg and Eminem.<p>As an audiologist with …

Des Moines

Between hearing aids and sign language

A hearing aid is not an affordable tool for many people in the deaf community.<p>The device, costing between Rp 6 million (US$443) and Rp 7 million, can …

Disability

New Knowledge Paves Way for Better Hearing Aids

People with hearing impairments often have difficulties detecting low-level sounds so amplification is an important function of the hearing aid. …

Assistive Technology

Sound amplification device may be a cheaper hearing aid choice

In the journals<p>Published: October, 2017<p>Hearing aids can cost thousands of dollars, but a study in the July 4, 2017, <i>Journal of the American Medical</i> …

Harvard Medical School

Hearing Aids: The Latest Political Hot Potato

I know, I know. You read <i>Sound & Vision</i> to learn about audio and video topics. It’s a welcome refuge from the political furor that has engulfed every …

Medicine