News

Williams Sound
Williams Sound has named CUK Audio as its new distributor in the United Kingdom and Ireland to expand its international presence.
Sycle.net
Sycle is now offering EPIC hearing device service contracts to participating providers’ patients through a new partnership.
Sivantos
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 was recognized for its Beltone First Hearing Aid.
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.
binax hearing aids
Sivantos showcases its expansion of the binax family of Siemens hearing aids at AAA 2015.
Sonova logo HQ
Sonova presents a range of hearing solutions at AAA 2015 from its Phonak and Unitron brands.
Synchrony CI
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.
AAA 2015
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.
Illustration of myelin damage
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 Streamer and ConnectLine App for Ponto Plus
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.
Education
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.
CellScope Oto PRO Smartphone-enabled digital otoscope
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.
Marketing in an Audiology Practice
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.
Everyday Sounds Better Program
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
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.

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ZPower Rechargeable HA Batteries
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.
AAAF
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.
Jim Bakker, The Bakery Consultants
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.
CareCredit
CareCredit, a health and wellness credit card that can be used as a financing option for certain expenses not covered by insurance, has announced the launch of its new digital card technology, which enables mobile payment functionality for all CareCredit cardholders and providers.
UnitronNorth
Unitron's new North platform is designed to bring patients closer to natural hearing and address the number-one desire of hearing aid users: understanding conversations in a wide range of situations.