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AAA and ASHA Issue Suggested Best Practices for Determining Eligibility for Captioned Telephone Services

April 17, 2019

The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) have jointly developed proposed best practices for determining eligibility for the program.   Read More

Boys Town National Research Hospital Study Shows Oticon OpenSound Navigator™ Improves Children's Speech Understanding in Noise

April 15, 2019

A recent study by researchers from Boys Town National Research Hospital shows that Oticon OpenSound Navigator™ improves children’s speech understanding in noisy environments when listeners directl...   Read More

Phonak Marvel Wins Silver Edison Award for Hearing Technology Design

April 11, 2019

Phonak Marvel received Silver Award in the hearing aid design technology category last week at the Edison Awards gala in New York City.   Read More

Signia's Styletto Connect Hearing Aids Win Red Dot Product Design Award

April 5, 2019

Following Signia’s recent iF Gold Award for Product Design, the Styletto Connect also just won the Red Dot Product Design Award. The Award jury noted how Styletto Connect “encourages wearer accept...   Read More

Sandy Brandmeier assumes role of President of Sonova USA

April 4, 2019

Warrenville, USA, - April 4, 2019—Sonova Holding AG, the world’s leading provider of hearing solutions, today announced that Sandy Brandmeier has officially taken on the role of President...   Read More

Oticon, Inc. Empowers Audiology Students with $25,000 Donation to the American Academy of Audiology Foundation Scholarship Fund

April 3, 2019

At the 2019 American Academy of Audiology Conference, Oticon President Gary Rosenblum presented American Academy of Audiology Foundation trustees with a $25,000 donation to the Foundation’s Empoweri...   Read More

Starkey Hearing Technologies Recognized as 2019 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Winner

March 27, 2019

Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Chief Experience Officer, Lisa Richards, is honored for enabling manufacturing excellence through the Improving the Customer Experience by Mapping Their Journey pro...   Read More

Widex USA to Showcase Its Latest Technology at AAA Booth #1025 - March 27-29, 2019

March 26, 2019

Visitors to Demo Widex ENERGY CELL™ Technology and Get a Live Hearing Demo of Second Generation Widex EVOKE™HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Widex USA, Inc. will be exhibiting at the 2019...   Read More

Sonic Captivate™ Shows What Life Sounds Like With Easier Listening and Fewer Distractions at 2019 AAA Conference

March 25, 2019

Sounds in the massive AAA exhibit hall will create an ideal setting for conference participants to experience Sonic Captivate™, the groundbreaking new hearing aid family that provides a personalized...   Read More

2019 OticonNext Conference Explores Rule-Breaking Technologies And Strategies to Take Hearing Care to the Next Level

March 25, 2019

The 2019 OticonNext Conference lived up to its title -- “Breaking the Rules. Again.” – introducing more than 800 leading US hearing care professionals to the groundbreaking technologies and new...   Read More

Association of Demographic and Hearing-Related Factors With Cochlear Implant-Related Quality of Life

March 23, 2019

JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck SurgeryIMPORTANCE Only limited evidence is available describing the contribution of patient-related factors to quality of life in adults with cochlear implants.OBJE...   Read More

Oticon Opn Play™ Opens a World of Sound for Children of All Ages in All Sound Environments

March 21, 2019

Oticon Opn Play™ unleashes the full potential of Oticon’s open sound experience to give children with hearing loss 360° access to meaningful sound. The new child-friendly hearing solution improve...   Read More

Signia's Styletto Wins iF Gold Design Award

March 20, 2019

Signia’s Styletto hearing aid recently won the iF Gold Award for product design, one of the most prestigious design recognitions.   Read More

Oticon Opn S™ Delivers Speech Understanding in Noisy Environments on Par with Normal Hearing

March 20, 2019

New Oticon Opn S™ provides Oticon’s highest level of cognitive support, empowering patients to participate in the same social settings as their normal-hearing peers. A powerful new platform with a...   Read More

Ida Institute Introduces New Initiatives at 2019 American Academy of Audiology Conference

March 19, 2019

The Ida Institute will introduce a number of new resources and initiatives at the annual American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Conference – from apps to eLearning courses and various new projects aime...   Read More

Sonic Captivate™ Makes Listening Easier with Fewer Distractions

March 18, 2019

The new Captivate™ hearing aid family from Sonic delivers on the 4S Foundation of natural sound, speech understanding in noise, simplicity and style to provide a personalized hearing experience...   Read More

Ida Institute Collaborates with Mayo Clinic and HLAA to Launch New Online Support Group for People with Hearing Loss

March 18, 2019

Ida Institute has collaborated with the Mayo Clinic to launch Mayo Clinic Connect for Hearing Loss, an online community where patients with hearing loss and their families share experiences, exchange...   Read More

Oticon Breaks the Rules. Again. Visit the Oticon Exhibit (#1012) at 2019 AAA!

March 12, 2019

Visit the Oticon exhibit (#1012) at the 2019 American Academy of Audiology Conference to discover how the newest technology from Oticon breaks with the traditional approach to supporting hearing loss...   Read More

Second Generation of ZPower Batteries Provides New Levels of Performance

March 11, 2019

Widex today announced the second generation ZPower Rechargeable System – an upgrade that has taken every element of how the battery system works into account, from the charger station software to th...   Read More

Audioscan Introducing Exciting New Features at AAA 2019 (Booth #701)

March 7, 2019

Audioscan is introducing two exciting features at AAA 2019 that make it easier and faster than ever to give your patients the best possible hearing experience. Learn how you can simplify real ear veri...   Read More

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