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…

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…

Oticon Ranks Tops in Consumer-Pleasing Attributes in Newest Hearing Tracker/UBS Survey of Hearing Care Professionals

In the newest Hearing Tracker/UBS Survey, hearing care professionals again rated Oticon tops in patient satisfaction, value, sound quality, ease of use and aesthetics. Oticon earned an impressive 65% rating for patient satisfaction, outdistancing the next two hearing aid brands by nearly 10% in a category that is critical to success for patients and practices.…

Impressions from AudiologyNOW! 2017

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) annual conference in Indianapolis.  AAA is something most audiologists look forward to all year: an opportunity to see what new products the manufacturers and vendors are releasing, a place to get continuing education for the year, and a chance to reconnect…

Starkey wins an Interactive Innovation Award at SXSW

Congratulations to our friends over at Starkey, whose Halo 2 hearing aid won an Interactive Innovation Award for Wearable Tech at the South by Southwest Conference and Festival in Austin last week. Launched in March of 2016, the Halo 2 continued the innovative line of “Made for iPhone” hearing aids; upgrading the both the compressor…