Browsing: Hearing Aids

Over the last four years GN ReSound has released nine separate Unite wireless accessories for use with the Alera, Verso, LiNX and Enzo hearing aids, along


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Hearing Health Matters: David Kirkwood Taking Credit On The Blockbuster Costco-Phonak Story Where It’s Not Due. Imagine our surprise when our friends over at Hearing Health


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Nucleus 6 CI users in North America: The FDA’s Medical Device branch in Maryland has finally approved the 2.4 gHz digital wireless accessories licensed from GN


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The Hearing Blog has held off on publishing ratings on the ReSound LiNX “Made for iPhone” (MFi) hearing aid due to current drain issues, as unlike the #13-powered Starkey


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We at The Hearing Blog have No Connection to the new “Evil Audiologist” website, written by what must be a disgruntled insider, that has the hearing care profession


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First Person Report: Not Everyone Can Adjust to Digital Hearing Aids After A Lifetime Of Analog(ue)

Longtime UK hearing aid user Karen Stockton passionately describes in The Limping Chicken how what looks good on paper, namely that of “enhancing” audibility of sounds


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How the “secret sauce” in the Starkey S-series and the GN ReSound Sparx/Danalogic 6090 and GN ReSound Enzo, LiNX² & Enzo² hearing aids can help ANSD, profoundly deaf, and other challenging patients… UPDATE 2: Our


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Yes, you can safely wear your hearing aids to bed both for tinnitus suppression and environmental awareness: Here’s the recipe. We’ve been wearing hearing aids 24/7/365


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Your Friday Hearing Aid Humour For this one, look closely at the 51 second mark: If you thought that was funny, here’s Brian Williams talking to


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UPDATE: Reuters reports Sonova has completed the acquisition of Comfort Audio. (October 2, 2014) Sonova Holding AG and Comfort Audio i Halmstad AB (Sweden) have entered


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The Hearing Blog has learned that Siemens will place their hearing aid division up for sale again tomorrow (Wednesday May 7th). 11:45 PM EDT UPDATE: Reuters reports


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CONFIRMED: Phonak says it will distribute hearing aids through Costco

On Sunday March 9th at noon we broke the story that Costco will be selling Phonak premium hearing aids for $1349 through their 500+ dispensing locations;


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ANALYSIS: Advanced Bionics Will Be Harmed By Costco Selling Phonak Hearing Aids

As we broke the news yesterday that Sonova’s (symbol: SOON:VX) Phonak division will be selling premium hearing aids for $1349 at Costco “big box” stores in


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BREAKING NEWS: Costco to sell Phonak premium hearing aids for $1349

Phonak, having seen the July 2013 expansion of GN ReSound’s Minnesota facility to handle Costco’s business, wants a piece of the pie and is joining them


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Part and parcel for direct iPhone communications to hearing aids & CI’s is support for the Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (“BLE”) protocol: Apple has had it in


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London’s Deafinitely Girly shows how the Phonak SoundRecover hearing aid frequency lowering scheme totally wrecks music… And when convolved with the groundbreaking research at Northwestern’s Auditory Neuroscience


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Telehealth is coming to the hearing care profession, and it will be everywhere from a pediatrician handing you the Georgia Tech Remotoscope attachment for your iPhone


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GN ReSound introduces the Phone Clip+ Bluetooth streamer, the first “Made for iPhone” device on the market… And The Hearing Blog has the review, including the


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HTC has rolled out an update to version 2.4.0 of its Hearing Aids app for the Windows Phone mobile platform. The app is a system tool for those


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Fifth in our “Made for iPhone” hearing aid series Several people who wear 5-6 year old hearing aids have written in asking if they should wait


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URGENT UPDATE: We just received a polite-but-panicked “OOPS!” phone call from a Starkey vice president… Turns out, this special Starkey PowerPoint presentation to the audiology students at


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What we at The Hearing Blog believe will be the foundation of the "Made for Apple" hearing aids by the Big Six hearing aid manufacturers, starting


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FCC Updates Standards on Mobile Phones and Hearing Aid Compatibility: On April 9, 2012, the FCC approved a new technical standard for testing phones for hearing


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Setting Hearing Aid Maximum Power Output Using Stapedial (Acoustic) Reflex Thresholds: How using the stapedial (acoustic; middle ear muscle) reflex in the tympanometer (impedance bridge) can


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The Telecommunications Industry Association Urges FCC to Retain Existing ANSI C63.19-2007 Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) Requirements

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Auditory (Re)hab: The Missing Ingredient

Auditory Therapy: The Missing Ingredient. AR resources from MedEl, Cochlear, Advanced Bionics; Neurotone LACE; free pediatric resources from the John Tracy Clinic; a warning in a


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