Author: Hearing Review Staff

Sonova Announces New SWORD "Made for All” Platform; Phonak Audéo B-Direct

Phonak has announced the introduction of Audéo™ B-Direct, a new “Made for All” hearing aid that directly connects to any cell phone with Bluetooth® 4.2 technology, including Android™, iPhone®, and the most other “classic” cell phones that can be popular with older adults. ‘Hearing Review’ looks at the new technology and interviews Phonak President Jan Metsdorff on the day of the product’s official US launch in Chicago.

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'The New Yorker' Article Explores New Technology in Hearing Aid Market

David Owen, a well-known staff writer for The New Yorker, investigated some of the newest innovations in hearing aid technology to help treat his own hearing loss and tinnitus in an April 3 article in the magazine. In “High Tech Hope for the Hard of Hearing,” Owen details his experience being tested and fitted for a pair of Muse hearing aids at Starkey Hearing Technologies in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

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