Oticon releases a new study on restaurant noise

A newly released study of 50 restaurants in major US markets found that the noise levels during peak Saturday dining hours reach up to 79 decibels.   The study is part of Oticon’s media outreach program, driving awareness of the challenges people with hearing loss face in noisy environments. Restaurants included in the study were…

Oticon introduces RemoteCare

Oticon introduced its own e-health service, the Oticon RemoteCare. RemoteCare will enable hearing healthcare professionals to use their computers to conduct fitting follow-up appointments with patients using the Oticon app on their cell phones. Patients facing time or travel constraints will thus be able to schedule online, face-to-face sessions with their hearing healthcare professionals to…

Phonak’s Audéo B-Direct wins the Stevie Award

Phonak’s recently introduced Audéo B-Direct won a silver Stevie Award in the New Product category at the 16th Annual American Business Awards. All organizations that operate in the US are able to submit nominations to American Business Awards, regardless of their size or ownership structure. Phonak describes the Audéo B-Direct as a revolutionary hearing aid that directly…

Signia launches Silk Nx Hearing Aid

Signia has announced a re-engineered version of the completely-in-canal (CIC) hearing aid line – Silk Nx. The new hearing aid is 20% smaller than its predecessor, while offering the same Click Sleeves for an instant precise fit. The Click Sleeves are made from flexible, super-soft silicone that results in higher fit rate, eliminating the wait…