Specially timed signals reduce the symptoms of tinnitus

A new experimental device, developed by researchers at University of Michigan, may be able to relieve symptoms of tinnitus by targeting the unruly activity in brain responsible for the phantom sounds patients hear. The experimental device uses precisely timed sounds and weak electrical impulses to activate touch-sensitive nerves, steering the damaged nerve cells back to…

Gene editing in mice prevents a form of inherited deafness

According to the journal Nature, scientists from Broad Institute have successfully performed gene editing experiments on mice, treating genetic hearing loss. This technique may someday be used to prevent and treat deafness in children born in families with a history of hearing loss. Before that happens, extensive tests will have to be performed in order…

Oticon launches ConnectClip, a wireless Bluetooth Microphone and Headset for Oticon OPN

ConnectClip is a state-of-the-art wireless Bluetooth microphone and headset, compatible with the latest line of OPN hearing aids. ConnectClip enables its users to enjoy connectivity to all modern smartphones and other Bluetooth enabled devices, such as tablets and PCs. Users will be able to conveniently experience enhanced sound quality, with a greater ability to multitask…

Starkey’s SoundLens Synergy iQ receive a nomination for 2018 Edison Award

Starkey’s invisible-in-the-canal line of hearing aids, SoundLens Synergy iQ, has been nominated for the 2018 Edison Award, recognizing Starkey’s innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global community.   SoundLens Synergy iQ was selected as a 2018 Edison Award nominee for its unique technology designed to enhance auditory sense of externalization, localization, and presence, which are…