Posted by - Hearing Aids.

In the past, we’ve written extensively on the subject of “TeleAudiology”, or the field of hearing healthcare from a distance. Hearing aid manufacturers like Signia and ReSound have been in the game for a while, with ReSound’s recent release of the LiNX 3D™, and Signia’s launch of Signia Pure® 13 BT, both earlier this year. Both products were released with a companion smartphone app that enabled the hearing aid user to download new settings from their hearing professional, and apply those settings to their hearing aids. Read more

Posted by - General.

So I can’t make this up! I lost my processor in its Aqua+ on Sunday. It was a bummer as I didn’t bring my back-up and only had my Kanso for the other side and didn’t bring the Aqua+ for that. However, 4 days later, Denise and I are sitting on the beach and we see this gentleman with a metal detector in the water! I sent my mom down to talk to the man and just let him know if he happens to find a processor, let us know! Not five minutes later he found it! Perfect working condition! Didn’t even have to change the battery or anything!!! By the way, the gentleman’s name was Walter and we had him take a picture with us! Read more

Posted by - For Consumers, General, PSAPs.

Hearables are about to hit retirement homes, thanks to an ambitious new initiative its creators call Hearables for All. Spearheaded by the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing, the 12-month-program will let hearing-impaired elders try out the latest Internet and smartphone-enabled personal sound amplification (PSAPs) devices. Read more

Posted by - General.

The main dining room at this high-end venue where guests were seated at tables for ten was a perfect storm of poor acoustics. The wooden dance floor from end to end, metal and prefab structures, and the decorated ceiling bore no evidence of buffering in a room that was as tight as a refrigerator with its door closed. Read more

Posted by - General.

It’s that time of year again – summer’s heat recedes followed by the crisp air of Fall and the start of a new school year. My kids always complain, but secretly I think they are happy to return to the familiar routine and friendly faces of friends and teachers. Read more

Posted by - Hearing Aids.

Hearing aids are now so sophisticated that they have features hardly anyone but audiologists are aware of, much less understand. Most of us just want to put them on and be able to hear, but like any device, the more you know the more you can benefit. This is as true of hearing aids as it is of smartphones and computers. In fact, the latest hearing aids are mini-computers. Read more