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There are typically two launch seasons with new hearing aid technology being released broadly twice a year. The first occurs around April and coincides with the AudiologyNow conference held in the United States of America. The second major launch season typically coincides with the German European Union Hearing Aid (EUHA) conference held around October each year.
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Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Inarguably, the most significant development in hearing aid technology in 2018 has been direct connectivity between hearing devices and mobile phones. Bluetooth has been a longstanding feature of hearing aids but has previously required a ‘middle man’ device worn on the user to connect the two technologies. With the development of direct connectivity, we have
Hearing aids can last for many years, with the average time it takes for most people to upgrade to their next device at around 5 years. That’s a pretty good lifespan! The reasons to upgrade will vary from person to person, but the main reasons people come in to see us for an upgrade include:
Hearing aids like everything else are advancing in leaps and bounds. This is helped along by the fact that a hearing aid is basically a computer dedicated to processing sound. Some modern hearing aids can process sound at over a billion operations per second! All this power is dedicated to cleaning up sound in a
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How Do Hearing Aids Work?

When looking for hearing aids, you’ll first want to know the answer to one simple question: “how do hearing aids work”?  Understanding the function of any product you buy is essential to getting the best quality for your money—finding the best hearing aids relies on that same principle.  There are many different types of hearing
Hearing Aid Industry updates
Every year, there are two major “launch seasons” for new hearing technology. The first occurs around April and revolves around the American Audiology Association (AudiologyNow) conference. The second is based around the European Hearing Aid (EUHA congress) held in Germany, around October. The AudiologyNow conference has concluded and with it there have been a few
In the past decade or so, there has been some experimentation with rechargeable hearing aids. Most notably Siemens (now Signia) and GN Resound (who later stopped using these batteries). Siemens uses an older nickel-metal-hydride battery, which delivers about 8-10 hours use per charge. In 2017, everything started to change in regards to rechargeable hearing aids.
Difficulty hearing and understanding speech in noise is one of the early symptoms of hearing loss. It also tends to be one of the more annoying parts of hearing loss as it can cause quite a bit of frustration and embarrassment. When I asked one client why she chose to see us for her first
Best Hearing Aid
Choosing a hearing aid that will work in quiet and in noise seems to be an issue that most hearing aid users battle with, even those with decades of experience. Part of the problem comes from how hearing aids are currently selected as well as retailer bias. Around 80% of clinics in Australia are owned
You get what you pay for When it comes to hearing aids, this is one of the most common myths. You are led to believe that the more you pay, the better the hearing aid will work for you. Sure it is best to stick to the big brands with deep pockets leading to lots