Signia announces Styletto – a rechargeable hearing aid with a stylish new form factor

Signia has unveiled a brand-new hearing aid line, Styletto, that combines a stylish form factor with convenient rechargeability and Signia’s market leading natural hearing technology. Signia has also conducted a consumer study before launching Styletto, demonstrating that 8 out of 10 patients prefer the stylish, smaller form factor to more conventional hearing aids.   The…

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…

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…

New drugs may be able to prevent hearing loss

Humans have only about 15,000 sound sensitive hair cells in each ear, and unlike birds, fish and amphibians, these cells can’t regenerate themselves once damaged. The damage can be caused by noise, head injury, infectious disease and certain medicines, as these hair cells are sensitive to their environment.   While we can’t regenerate the hair…