hearing

  • SoundHawk Unveils A Wearable For Your Listening Pleasure, Partners With FoxConn

    SoundHawk Unveils A Wearable For Your Listening Pleasure, Partners With FoxConn

    Somewhere in the midst of too many rock concerts, loud dance clubs and blasting Spotify right into our eardrums, some of us have lost a bit of our hearing – and we’re never gonna get it back. But we’re not deaf, we just can’t pick out certain sounds as articulately as we once could. Read More

  • Can Two Young Entrepreneurs Solve The High Cost Of Hearing?

    Can Two Young Entrepreneurs Solve The High Cost Of Hearing?

    It’s not an unfamiliar story: There’s a niche market, which despite its relatively large size, goes unnoticed by most entrepreneurs and investors, because, simply put, it’s not sexy. For this and countless other reasons, as time goes by, legacy models and hardware, fragmentation, and high prices prevail. In short, it begs for new blood, new ideas, and a fresh perspective. Read More

  • Forget hearing aids. We're talking about brain aids, people

    Needing assistance with your most basic of senses is never something anyone wants to advertise. Thus we’ve come up with handy ways of making them socially acceptable. Enough nerdy kids like myself needed glasses that they’ve become fashion accessories in and of themselves. And modern hearing aids usually focus on being tiny and out of sight. But Oticon out of Denmark has something… Read More

  • Vibrating hearing aid being developed

    A new product being developed in London will help the deaf to hear, using vibrations which can be felt through the skin. While the technology is still rudimentary, it has exciting potential for people who are completely deaf or deaf and blind. Read More

  • Study finds kids know playing loud music with their PMP isn't safe, don't care

    [photopress:pmphearing.jpg,full,center] Teens don’t give a damn about losing their hearing as a result of listening to their portable media player too loudly. That’s the conclusion of a Dutch study published in the March Journal of Pediatrics, which says that kids willingly crank their PMPs to the loudest volume level despite knowing how harmful it can be. The researchers suggest… Read More