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Hearables May Have Educational Potential

Though much of the discussion related to hearables has centered around over-the-counter devices designed to help improve hearing or to make connecting to other wireless devices like smartphones easy and convenient, they could also be game-changing in an educational setting, says Rory McGreal, author of an article in “The Conversation” and an “expert in educational technology.”

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Signia Active Pro Hearing Aids Receive If Design Award

Signia Active Pro are “specifically tailored to each individual wearer, whereas basic hearables boost all sound.” The company says “that can mean the difference between treating mild hearing loss effectively and developing more serious hearing loss.”

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‘Forbes’ Article Discusses Future of ‘Hearables Revolution’

The recent announcement that musician John Legend has been appointed the Chief Music Officer of meditation and mindfulness tech brand Headspace is timely considering the advent of the “Hearables Revolution,” a “perfect storm” of new audio and biometric capabilities for wearable devices for the ear, according to an article in “Forbes.”

IntriCon Provides Insights into OTC Hearing Aid Market; Experiences Some Headwinds in Q2 2019

The company is bullish on the prospects of the upcoming OTC hearing device regulations from FDA, which it anticipates being issued this November and implemented in mid-2020. In his comments to investors, IntriCon CEO Mark Gorder was also optimistic that the new OTC hearing device regulations would be more liberal relative to the amount of allowable gain and for whom the devices might be intended.

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NationsHearing Unveils New Hearing Technology at CES 2019

In addition to providing hearing aids from most of the major hearing aid manufacturers, NationsHearing is announcing that they are the exclusive provider of all products designed, developed, and manufactured by Olive Union, a manufacturer of next-generation hearing aids and hearables that use smart-sound algorithms and Bluetooth technology.

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Biosensors in Hearing Aids: Technology to Enable Daily Healthcare through Hearables

Biometric sensors will change what hearing aids and amplification devices do and how consumers think about them, says Kow Ping, founder and director of Well Being Digital (WBD101) which has developed a heart-rate and fitness sensor system. He provides his perspective on his industry’s race to appeal to consumers with normal-to-moderate hearing loss, and how amplification and biosensor devices will be merging.

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Nuheara Enters Contract with UK’s National Health Service (NHS) for IQbuds Boost

Nuheara Limited, a hearables manufacturer, announced that IQbuds BOOST™ has been selected by the United Kingdom’s (UK) National Health Service (NHS), through a formal Tender process, to provide hearing solutions to adults and children with mild-to-moderate hearing loss to be prescribed alongside traditional hearing aids. NHS, one of the largest distributors of hearing aids in the world, will receive the IQBuds BOOST devices through UK-based Puretone, Ltd.

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Nuheara Enters Contract with UK's National Health Service (NHS) for IQbuds Boost

Nuheara Limited, a hearables manufacturer, announced that IQbuds BOOST™ has been selected by the United Kingdom’s (UK) National Health Service (NHS), through a formal Tender process, to provide hearing solutions to adults and children with mild-to-moderate hearing loss to be prescribed alongside traditional hearing aids. NHS, one of the largest distributors of hearing aids in the world, will receive the IQBuds BOOST devices through UK-based Puretone, Ltd.

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