Here’s a look at some of the people in the hearing industry who are making news in March.
Acknowledging the challenge in documenting good sound quality, ReSound enlisted DELTA SenseLab, an independent test laboratory specialized in performing listening tests in a variety of domains, to evaluate sound quality in ReSound and other hearing aid manufacturers’ hearing instruments. A review of previous methods, as well as a new method, for assessing sound quality is presented along with results from the study.
While there are numerous advantages of wireless hearing aid technology, many dispensing professionals view them as obstacles. Why is this the case? This article summarizes the research conducted by ZPower with professionals to determine the popularity of today’s wireless products, and to assess what factors are impacting the adoption of this new technology.
Thieme Publishing Group announces the 3rd Edition of Cochlear Implants, by Susan B. Waltzman and J. Thomas Roland.
The new Verfit2 offers a variety of expanded capabilities focused on addressing the more advanced features of today’s hearing instruments and providing both a qualitatively and quantitatively better verification and fitting tool — all within the context of making verification easier and faster.
The researchers note that health professionals may be better able to improve the quality of life among people with hearing impairment by recognizing the signs and symptoms of depression and referring patients for mental health services.
Recent evidence has demonstrated that, although noise and aging play large roles in hearing loss, cardiovascular health and fitness also influence hearing acuity. Part 1 of this 2-part article provides an overview of fitness and better hearing health, provides possible explanations for the relationship between them, and summarizes scientific studies on the subject.
Two studies that analyze the capabilities of a new system designed to fully utilize the performance of today’s microphone and analog-to-digital converter technology.
A discussion on the differences between Lyric and traditional hearing aids, as well as one practice’s experience in dispensing the device for over 5 years relative to equipment requirements, relationships with physicians, and the dramatic positive changes in the 2nd-generation Lyric device.
A look at some of the people making headlines in the hearing industry.