HANSATON USA has introduced its newest Behind-The Ear hearing instruments, offering its new XearA technology.
Head-related transfer functions, or HRTFs, represent the location-dependent information about sound sources used by the brain. This article describes extensive sets of head-related transfer functions for different styles of hearing aids that have recently been made available for researchers, developers, and any interested clinicians.
The Roger Focus is a discreet and comfortable behind-the-ear Roger receiver for children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or auditory processing disorders.
Bone-anchored device manufacturer Sophono Inc has entered into a global partnership with China-based Hangzhou Nurotron Biotechnology Co Ltd, a manufacturer of the cochlear implant systems and BTE cochlear speech processors. A jointly-owned company, SophonoTron™, has been created to manage several of the commercial activities for the two partners.
An introduction to localization, factors that influence localization when wearing hearing aids, and what steps can be taken to improve localization ability for hearing aid users.
The Veterans Administration (VA) has awarded Oticon, Inc., a new hearing aid national contract
As we consider present and future marketing tactics, we would do well to learn some important lessons from history. Let’s map the customer’s journey, look at Baby Boomers in particular, and review some points for engaging the customer of today.
In terms of customer loyalty, hearing care professionals must find ways to eliminate saboteurs from their practice and substantially increase the number of apostles so that the latter comprise the majority of customers in a given practice. Here’s how you can do it.
Last April, just prior to the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Convention in Orlando, The Hearing Review hosted a “State of the Industry” dinner sponsored by CareCredit that drew more than 100 distinguished audiologists and industry experts to see presentations on four important topics that are central to private practice hearing care from Karl Strom, Amyn Amlani, Brian Taylor, and Dan Quall.
The research has reportedly shown for the first time the closer links between a deficit in the myelin sheath surrounding the auditory nerve and hearing loss. “This research is innovative because data modeling [simulations] was used on previous morphological data and assessed that physical changes to the myelin coat were the principal cause of the deficit,” says researcher Martine Hamann, PhD, of the University of Leicester.