The latest information on hearing aid technology for individuals who are experiencing hearing loss, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing aid technology to make the right hearing health decisions.
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New app available for the iPad allows individuals with hearing loss or deafness to learn complex music theory.
Deaf and hard-of-hearing student teams compete to create new technological concepts to help impact individuals with hearing loss and impairment.
Technology that translates sign language into text aims to empower sign language users. New app being developed by scientists.
There are several new phone apps in the market to help deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals to communicate with friends and family in real time.
The Oticon Foundation announces plans to invest in wind farm. Company hopes to conserve energy by going green.
The Listening Center at Johns Hopkins and The River School are pleased to announce the 12th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies.
Cochlear Americas announces the first rehabilitation App developed by an implantable hearing solutions manufacturer – the Cochlear HOPE Words App.
Starkey Hearing Technologies announces three new custom wireless styles.
Phone applications provide people suffering from hearing impairment and loss on-the-go captioning services with in-call and movie options.
Study shows children see increase in quality of life after receiving bilateral cochlear implants
Wireless technology in hearing aids has provided many benefits to wearers, including increased convenience and access to Bluetooth devices.
Today's smart phone apps make learning sign language convenient and interactive. We've reviewed the best apps for learning sign language here.
Researchers have discovered that infrared light can cause the inner ear to send signals to the brain, which could mean improvements to cochlear implants in the future.
Cochlear Americas announces 2011 recipients of the Graeme Clark Scholarship.
Recent studies have yielded evidence that the human brain is sensitive to the effects of RF-EMFs from acute cell phone exposures and that further testing is warranted.
A new study will investigate whether hybrid cochlear implants will help individuals with high-frequency hearing loss.
Join the conversation and let the FCC and hearing aid manufacturers know your position and thoughts on the Hearing Aid Compatibility Act.
The UK’s first operation to fit a single cochlear implant capable of giving sound in both ears takes place at the South of England Cochlear Implant Centre (SOECIC), based at the University of Southampton. A cochlear implant is an electronic device that can help both adults and children who have a severe to profound hearing loss.
Children's Hearing Institute announced that The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary has been awarded a National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders grant to study how children with cochlear implants acquire language to improve and optimize therapies.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act of 2010 which requires telecom equipment used to make calls over the Internet to be compatible with hearing aids, provides for captioning on new TV programs online, and mandates that remote controls have a button or similar mechanism to easily access the closed captioning on broadcast and pay TV.
The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) is inviting parents, teachers, therapists and end-users of assistive technology to join them at the ATIA Chicago 2010 Conference for free admission to the exhibit hall.
The Hearing Loss Association of America will host the 2nd International Hearing Loop Conference on June 18 - 20, 2011. The conference is designed for anyone interested in technology that provides accessibility for people with hearing loss and sound systems.
The American Academy of Audiology and the Hearing Loss Association of America have come together to advocate for the use of hearing loops with hearing aids. These systems are commonly found in public facilities such as churches and theaters turning hearing aids into personal loud speakers.
A new reports shows that poor children with hearing loss appear to have equal access to cochlear implants, but have more complications and worse compliance with follow-up regimens than children with higher socioeconomic status.
The FCC has taken important steps to ensure that the latest wireless phones are hearing aid compatible which will expand access to mobile networks and services to the 8 million Americans who use hearing aids.
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