Category: Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids


WS Audiology: OTC Vibe Air Now Available in Australia

The self-fitting Vibe Air by WS Audiology is now available for over the counter purchase in Australia. The Vibe Air is available for purchase both online at and at selected Hearing Clinics located in all major cities across Australia.

In the Ear


Oticon Own Now Available Through VA, DOD

Oticon announced that the Oticon Own, a new family of custom hearing aids with BrainHearing™ technology, is now available through the Veterans Affairs Administration (VA), Department of Defense (DOD), and other federal agencies.

Speech in Noise?


Reducing Hearing Aid Delay for Optimal Sound Quality: A New Paradigm in Processing

Sound quality in digital hearing aids is often compromised due to signal-processing delay and the resulting “comb-filter effect.” To change this, Widex recently introduced a new solution, designed particularly for mild-to-moderate hearing losses, which employs an ultralow delay. This results in a sound quality that has, until now, been unattainable in digital hearing aids. This article describes the physics of hearing aid delay, and presents a field study on the sound quality experience of the new system.



Mimi Releases TV Hearing Test App

With this new, updated version users can test their hearing at home on their TV, according to the company's announcement. The Mimi TV App provides sound personalization based on individual needs and preferences according to the user’s hearing profile and, optionally, year of birth.