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Read My Lips: New Technology Spells Out What's Said When Audio Fails

May 30, 2016

University of East Anglia - New lip-reading technology developed at the University of East Anglia (UEA) could help in solving crimes and provide communication assistance for people with hearing and sp...   Read More

Middle-Aged Adults with Hearing Loss Have Substantially Higher Health Care Costs

May 28, 2016

In a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Annie N. Simpson, Ph.D., of the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, and colleagues compared the costs of healt...   Read More

FCC Adopts Real-Time Text Proposed Rulemaking

May 27, 2016

Commission Moves Forward on Accessibility Proposal to Modernize Wireless Phone Compatibility with Advanced Text Communications.WASHINGTON, April 28, 2016 – The Federal Communications Commission...   Read More

Hearing Loss Association of America to Host Awards Ceremony at Their Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. this June; Sony, Yahoo, and Ernst & Young Among the Recipients

May 26, 2016

Bethesda, MD: The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) will be holding their annual awards ceremony at the HLAA Convention 2016, being held June 23-26 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washingto...   Read More

Oticon Hearing Foundation and American Academy of Audiology Foundation Invite Audiologists and AuD Students to Apply for Project Amazon 2016

May 25, 2016

SOMERSET, NJ May 24 – The Oticon Hearing Foundation in partnership with the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF) is calling for applications for Project Amazon 2016.   Read More


Health Experts Concerned Tech Habits May Threaten Speech, Language & Hearing as Communication 'Time Bomb' Looms

May 25, 2016

New Polling Finds Informing Parents and Teens of Risks Associated With Tech Overuse Prompts Willingness to Engage in Safer Usage.Rockville, MD - May 3, 2016 - Recent studies have underscored the overu...   Read More

Serotonin Regulates the Sensitivity of Brain Cells Involved in Hearing

May 24, 2016

April 2016 - You may have heard of serotonin, a chemical found throughout the brain that regulates a host of mental states such as mood, appetite and alertness. When we have enough of it, we have an o...   Read More

RIT/NTID Associate Professor Earns Service Award from Visions Global Empowerment

May 23, 2016

Catherine Clark recognized for volunteering with deaf, hard-of-hearing population in Ethiopia.Catherine Clark, associate professor, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Te...   Read More

British Academy of Audiology 13th Annual Conference

May 22, 2016

10th – 11th November 2016, SECC GlasgowOrganised by the British Academy of Audiology, we are delighted to announce that the 13th annual conference and exhibition will take place on the 10th and...   Read More

Hear the World Foundation Provides 1.8 Million Swiss Francs in Support for People with Hearing Loss

May 21, 2016

Stäfa, May 19, 2016 - A world in which everyone has the chance to enjoy good hearing – this is the ambitious goal pursued by the Hear the World Foundation. Sonova established this non-profi...   Read More

American Cochlear Implant Alliance Announces New Board Members

May 21, 2016

WHAT:The American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACI Alliance), a not-for-profit membership organization created with the purpose of eliminating barriers to cochlear implantation, announced the election o...   Read More

Beltone Legend™ Selected as Stevie® Award Winner in 2016 American Business Awards

May 20, 2016

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beltone, a leader in hearing healthcare for over 75 years, announced today that Beltone Legend™ has been named the winner of a 2016 Stevie Award in the health and pharm...   Read More

A New Opera Based on Deafness -- and a New Version of a Classic Book

May 19, 2016

Beverly Biderman, the author of Wired for Sound: A Journey into Hearing is pleased to announce the birth of an opera based on her memoir of learning to hear with a cochlear implant.   Read More

Vanderbilt Hearing Aid Hands-On Workshop, September 15-17, 2016

May 18, 2016

The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences will host its 21st annual Hearing Aid Hands-On Workshop September 15-17th, 2016 at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center in Nashville, TN.   Read More

HLAA Joins M-Enabling Summit

May 18, 2016

Tue, 05/10/2016 - The Fifth annual M-Enabling Summit, the only program exclusively dedicated to promoting mobile accessible technology and assistive applications and services for users of all abilitie...   Read More

RIT/NTID Student Team Making Strides with Wavio Wireless Sound Recognition System

May 17, 2016

The student team of Hz Innovations is confident that they have developed a product that deaf and hard-of-hearing homeowners can’t possibly live without. A working prototype of their Wavio wirele...   Read More

Born Deaf, 11 Year-Old Will Participate in the National Spelling Bee

May 17, 2016

AG Bell Will Host National Spelling Bee Participant Neil Maes for Media Interviews on May 24.WHATThe Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) will host deaf Scripps...   Read More

GN ReSound Has Signed a Supply Agreement with Audigy Group and Entered into a Contingent Agreement to Acquire the Company

May 16, 2016

Today, GN ReSound has signed a long-term supply agreement with Audigy Group (hereafter “Audigy”). GN ReSound has also entered into a contingent agreement to acquire the company.The supply...   Read More

New Hearing Solution Changes the Way People Hear with Cochlear Implants

May 15, 2016

Advanced Bionics and Phonak introduce Naída Link, the first hearing aid capable of communicating with a cochlear implant.VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Bionics (AB) and Phonak anno...   Read More

NIDCD Scientist Katie Kindt Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) at White House Ceremony

May 14, 2016

May 9, 2016 - Katie Kindt, Ph.D., acting chief of the Section on Sensory Cell Development and Function at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), received a Presi...   Read More