292018Jan

London Underground noise could damage hearing

Parts of London Underground are “loud enough to damage people’s hearing” the BBC has been told. An academic says the Victoria Line service is on average the loudest while other noisy sections of the Tube equate to “being at a rock concert”. Parts of the Northern and Jubilee lines are so loud they would require…

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232018Jan
Widex Custom in-the-ear hearing aid

Widex Custom in-the-ear hearing aid

The WIDEX CUSTOM Hearing Aid Perfect Fit – Superior Sound Every ear is different, but that doesn’t mean that every single one shouldn’t enjoy the superior WIDEX UNIQUE sound. The new, redesigned WIDEX CUSTOM offers many new benefits for the user. Optimal Sound. In CUSTOM captured sound is handled by the sound classifier, which allows…

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112018Jan

New Amplicomms BigTel 50 telephone for the hard of hearing

The Amplicomms BigTel 50 Alarm Plus an independent living emergency SOS phone The Amplicomms BigTel 50 is an affordable telecare solution that allows older people or those with physical limitations wanting to live independently to quickly and easily raise help in an emergency. The phone operates like any other landline but with the benefit of…

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102018Jan

Oticon’s HearingFitness app wins CES Award

Oticon’s Hearing Fitness app has won a CES Innovation Award in the Software and Mobile Apps category. Just like an exercise tracker, HearingFitness monitors the wearer’s  “hearing fitness” – the impact of hearing on their overall health – and provides advice and encouragement that helps the wearer hear better and stay healthy. This app is…

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82017Nov

Widex Beyond Z Rechargeable Hearing Aid

Widex announces the launch of Beyond Z –  a rechargeable solution for it’s highly successful Beyond range of hearing aids. Beyond Z lets users stream better and longer and also includes a retrofit option for existing Beyond users. “The Widex Beyond was launched in November 2016. The combination of superior sound quality and effortless smartphone…

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12017Nov

Oticon Opn- a Made for iPhone hearing aid

Connect to your world Oticon Opn connects directly to your iPhone, so you can use your phone like everyone else. Use your hearing aids like stereo headphones to talk on the phone or stream music directly to your hearing aids. Control the volume and change programs with just a tap of your finger. Hands-free phone…

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92017Oct

Hearing loss link to dementia in new international study

Hearing loss and dementia Addressing hearing loss can play a major role in preventing dementia an international study has found. Mid-life hearing loss tops nine risk factors that contribute to the risk of dementia. Lancet report A Lancet report shows that almost a quarter of the risk that individuals can manage for themselves is linked…

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12017Oct

The new Phonak Audeo B-Direct hearing aid

Your Phonak Audeo B-Direct hearing aids connect directly to any mobile phone Featuring cutting edge technology, Phonak Audeo B-Direct allows you to connect directly to any Bluetooth phone. It doesn’t matter if you use iOS, Android or any other mobile phone. Just pair your hearing aids and take the call – it’s that easy! Phonak…

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