Category: Hearing Products

Hearing Products

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Widex Launches My Sound AI Features

Widex USA Inc announced Widex My Sound, a portfolio of AI features including a new solution that “instantly enables intelligent customization of the company’s Widex MOMENT hearing aids based on a users’ activity and listening intent.”

Hearing Products

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Comparing Population Coverage between Hearing Aids Using Presets vs Bose CustomTune

The self-fitting Bose SoundControl™ hearing aid is the first of its kind to gain FDA clearance. In the self-fitting process, the Bose Hear app uses the Bose CustomTune™ interface for mapping to a wide range of target gain profiles, derived from a hearing loss database. This article compares the population coverage—or the percentage of people who would be able to find a frequency gain profile similar to a NAL-NL2 prescription fit—of SoundControl to other self-fitting amplification devices which typically feature only 1 to 4 preset gain profiles.

Hearing Aids

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A Brief History of Hearing Aid Technology Types, 1979-2020

The technology and styles of hearing aids continue to evolve with new circuit and power capabilities, auditory research, and consumer preferences. With this evolution, consumers now have a wide range of choice in hearing aid form factors, as well as wireless and connectivity options. This article provides a brief survey of hearing aid technologies from 1979-2020.

Implants & Bone Conduction

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Improved Hearing with Optical Cochlear Implants

The scientists want to use genetic engineering methods to make the nerve cells in the ear sensitive to light so that they can then be stimulated with light instead of electricity, as is currently the case.