This course goes through the current state of hearing aid applications and connectivity innovation and explores what’s on the horizon for Bluetooth hearing aids and the expanding use cases that they’ll possibly support. This course will cover ancillary industries and the innovation transpiring within them, and explore how that innovation may bleed into our industry.
Course created on October 9, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to describe new features and benefits of Bluetooth hearing aids that stem from the smartphone.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe to their colleagues and business partners the underlying technological trends that are driving the innovation of hearing aids forward.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss with business partners and peers the expanding use cases of connected hearing aids and how they can position their professional role properly for the impending berth of new uses for hearing aids.
|5-30 Minutes||Overview of underlying trends that will have future implications|
|30-55 Minutes||Exploring the expanding use cases of Bluetooth hearing aids and hearables|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Manager of Business Development & Marketing, Oaktree Products
Dave Kemp is the Director of Business Development & Marketing at Oaktree Products and the Founder & Editor of Future Ear. In 2017, Dave launched his blog, FutureEar.co, where he writes about what’s happening at the intersection of voice technology, wearables and hearing healthcare. In 2019, Dave started the Future Ear Radio podcast, where he and his guests discuss emerging technology pertaining to hearing aids and consumer hearables.
He has been published in the Harvard Business Review, co-authored the book, “Voice Technology in Healthcare,” writes frequently for the prominent voice technology website, Voicebot.ai, and has been featured on NPR’s Marketplace. In addition, Dave travels the country giving talks to Audiologists on the technological evolution that the hearing aid is currently experiencing.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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