Medical device giant Medtronic has purchased bone-anchored hearing implant manufacturer Sophono. Medtronic is the world's third largest medical device manufacturer with a market capitalization of over $100 billion and the company employs 85,000 people, including 5,800 scientists and engineers, in 160 countries.
Williams Sound has named CUK Audio as its new distributor in the United Kingdom and Ireland to expand its international presence.
Sycle is now offering EPIC hearing device service contracts to participating providers’ patients through a new partnership.
Sivantos has entered into a strategic partnership and investment agreement with Germany-based audibene, the largest internet portal for hearing care case management in Europe.
Beltone received a Chicago Innovation Award for its hearing aid that was the first to receive wireless audio streaming directly from an iPhone, iPad, or iTouch.
Sivantos showcases its expansion of the binax family of Siemens hearing aids at AAA 2015.
Sonova presents a range of hearing solutions at AAA 2015 from its Phonak and Unitron brands.
The first US patient has received MED-EL's Synchrony cochlear implant, which was FDA-approved in January 2015 for use in MRI without magnet removal.
The American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! 2015 convention kicks off its full slate of events this week in San Antonio, starting Wednesday, March 25. Here are links to a guide for the AAA 2015 convention exhibits and to the AAA At-A-Glance Schedule of Events.
Researchers from the University at Buffalo have discovered a way to use an already approved drug to boost myelin synthesis, a process that is crucial to auditory function.
Oticon Medical has launched its Medical Streamer and ConnectLine App, enabling Ponto Plus sound processor users to control their bone anchored hearing solutions with just a tap of their iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Alpaca Audiology has issued a call for applications for the Alpaca Audiology Student Scholarship, awarded to a student currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral level audiology program in the US. The deadline is May 1.
Home Healthcare Adaptations, Dublin, Ireland, has released an infographic featuring the best mobile apps for sensory impairments.
Oaktree Products announced the release of its CellScope Oto PRO, a Smartphone-enabled digital otoscope designed to work with an iPhone 5, 5s, or iPhone 6.
Plural Publishing announces the new book, “Marketing in an Audiology Practice”, that is edited by Brian Taylor, AuD, and provides an in-depth look into all facets of marketing for hearing care professionals wanting to market themselves and grow their business.
Sonic has announced that its Everyday Sounds Better Program and consumer-facing website, which is designed to provide hearing care professionals a hassle-free and no-cost way to grow their patient base, will be showcased at AAA 2015.
Ida Institute announced that it will be giving a presentation of global perspectives on the future of hearing care at the AudiologyNOW! AAA 2015 Conference on March 27 at 10:00 AM.
ZPower announced that it will lead a presentation on the advantages of rechargeable power for hearing aid wearers during the AAA 2015 Conference. The “Rechargeable Solutions: New Advances in Rechargeable Technology” presentation will be on March 27 at 4:30 PM.
Oticon announced that applications for Project Amazon, a humanitarian mission that supports hearing care for people in impoverished Amazon River communities, will be available at its AAA 2015 Booth.
Listen Technologies Corporation, a US designer, manufacturer and supplier of assistive listening products, has appointed France-based firm The Bakery Consultants to help guide sales and support initiatives in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Russia.