The Canine Auditory Protection System, known as CAPS, is designed to prevent short-term hearing loss in military working dogs, which can result from high-decibel noise in training, transport, and operations.
At a special awards ceremony held at the Oticon, Inc US headquarters, more than 100 hearing care professionals and Oticon staff celebrated this year’s finalists in the Student, Advocacy, Adult, and Practitioner categories.
Mr Townsend brings over 25 years of technology marketing and business development expertise to ZPower, according to the company's announcement.
Livio AI features integrated sensors and artificial intelligence, providing what the company says is “superior sound quality and the ability to track both body and brain health.”
Miracle-Ear has grown from its inception as a small electronics company in 1948 when founder, Ken Dahlberg, created the first Miracle-Ear hearing aid.
On November 8 and 9, servicemen and women wounded in the global war on terror joined Former US President George W. Bush for the annual multi-day ride at his Central Texas ranch. Last week, Starkey President Brandon Sawalich participated in the 40-kilometer bike ride.
The latest research and clinical developments for diagnosing and treating communication disorders will be presented at the ASHA 2019 Convention held on November 21-23 in Orlando.
The team found that the odds of a decline in mid-frequency hearing sensitivities were almost 30% lower among those whose diets most closely resembled these healthful dietary patterns, compared with women whose diets least resembled the healthful dietary patterns.
Poll respondents reported that parents are waiting too long—years, in some cases—before acting on early warning signs that their children may have communication disorders. By a wide margin, lack of awareness of the warning signs was cited as the leading barrier to overcome.
The AD528 has a small footprint, low weight, and an optional carry bag making it ideal for traveling clinicians who provide outreach to patients in need of hearing services, the company says.
The Genedrive MT-RNR1 ID kit will be used in critical care settings to screen babies for a genetic mutation, which if present, can cause lifelong deafness when they are given certain antibiotics.
BlueWing and CounselEAR will collaborate to create customer profiles from CounselEAR’s breadth of client databases, utilizing BlueWing’s data science expertise to facilitate a more intuitive flow of information.
These documents are said to provide an overview of relevant policy changes and calculate national average payment amounts for audiology and speech-language pathology services.
The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge is “a daunting challenge for anyone—and an inconceivable idea for many,” according to ReSound's announcement.
During the third trimester of pregnancy, babies start to hear the “prosody” or rhythm and melody of their mother's voices, which becomes a early “guide” to interpreting sounds and speech rhythm as they learn to speak.
Before becoming a Forum member, ASHA advised WHO on its Make Listening Safe campaign which, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)—a United Nations agency that facilitates international connectivity in communications networks—unveiled the “first-ever global standard” for safe listening to personal audio devices.
“People with worse hearing use so much more brainpower to decode the words that are said, they don’t get to process the meaning of what was said, which is the intellectually stimulating part,” said Dr Justin Golub.
The data of the research group showed that white noise significantly inhibited the activity of the nerve cells in the auditory cortex. Paradoxically, this suppression of the neuronal excitation led to a more precise perception of the pure tones.
Smith’s legislation—the Veterans Hearing Benefit Act—would provide presumption for hearing loss and tinnitus to veterans who served in combat or in a military specialty where they were exposed to repeated loud noises, such as those who worked around heavy artillery, thus making it easier for veterans to establish service connection and get the benefits they’ve earned.
Navilution Wi-Fi works on tour operators’ wireless networks and enables them to offer multiple audio sources to visitors so they can listen to tour narration in different languages, no Internet required.