Not surprisingly, the UK figures are slightly down on Q4 2019, with over 400,000 units sold. Ireland Q1 units were particularly robust following a strong Q4 in 2019, with 16,830 units sold, according to BIHIMA.
Active noise cancellation and LE Audio are examples of two important technical innovations that may help transform OTC hearing aids, allowing for improved own-voice perception and more numerous streaming options for consumers, respectively. Other enhancements like inertial and biometric sensors also show promise for widening the market for amplication devices.
Oticon has released its Oticon Opn™, characterizing it as a paradigm shift in hearing aids that combines breakthrough technologies proven to enable people with hearing loss to experience less listening effort and enjoy better speech understanding.
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The new Oticon Ruby “sets a new standard in the essential category, delivering great sound quality, hassle-free rechargeability, and easy wireless connectivity in one complete solution—all within the reach of today’s budget-conscious patients.”
ChatableApps announced the launch of “the world’s first universal hearing aid, using neuroscience-led artificial intelligence to enable those suffering from hearing loss to hear one-to-one conversations clearly, using an everyday smartphone and a standard pair of earbuds.”
ReSound announced the launch of ENZO Q, a hearing aid that reportedly “sets a new standard in 'Super Power' hearing aids by solving one of the main challenges for people with severe-to-profound hearing loss: in-front speech recognition in noisy environments.“
Contacta, an assistive living specialist, announced the appointment of Exertis ProAV Australia, part of Stampede and Exertis ProAV, to serve as its value distribution partner to drive sales of its hearing loop and speech transfer systems in the region.