In January 2015, Siemens Audiology Solutions was spun off to EQT Holdings and renamed Sivantos. Sivantos currently designs and manufacturers hearing aids under many brand names, including Siemens, Audio Service, Rexton and A&M. They claim to produce "one of every four hearing aids being used world wide." They also run HearUSA.com, which distributes hearing aids through a network of ~2,500 "independently practicing hearing care professionals." Read more
We officially launched HearingTracker.com to the audiology community back in March. After much anticipation, we finally had the chance to introduce Hearing Tracker to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community at the HLAA 2014 in our hometown, Austin, TX!
The concept for Hearing Tracker was developed many years ago, as an ambitious solution for helping hearing impaired consumers connect with top-quality hearing providers and hearing devices. To say we were excited to unveil it - to the population Read more
Sonova CEO Lukas Braunschweiler provides a Phonak Lyric hearing aid review, and provides a general overview of the hearing loss industry.
Braunschweiler summarizes the market:
The market is basically tremendous. You have 15% of people on this world suffering from any kind of hearing loss, and only about a fifth of people really have a correction."
When asked why there is resistance to dealing with hearing loss Braunschweiler responds:
Traditionally... hearing instruments have been Read more