Monthly Archives: February 2014

ReSound US Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Did you know that it’s been 30 years this month since ReSound US was founded (originally in California)?  A lot has happened in the last 30 years, including a number of industry firsts. 1999 ReSound Canta – The first software-based … Continue reading

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Do Seniors Use Smartphones?

While Smartphone usage among people age 65+ is still relatively low, it is on the rise. According to Pew Internet, “Some 18% of Americans age 65 and older now own a smartphone, compared with 13% in February 2012.” Younger adults—regardless … Continue reading

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Setting Up an A/B Comparison Program

By Mandi Chambless, Au.D. When I was dispensing hearing aids in the clinic, I often felt like making adjustments to a patient’s hearing aid was like playing a game of memory.  I would find myself busily making changes to a … Continue reading

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Tech Tip – Verso IIC Hearing Instruments: Features and Connectivity in Aventa 3.5

ReSound offers the Verso 9 and 7 in an IIC model, providing an ultra small, discrete fitting option. This invisible-in-the-canal (IIC) instrument provides superior sound quality and performance, without the need of taking deep impressions. Our Tech Tip this month … Continue reading

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ReSound LiNX Is Here

The very first Made-for-iPhone hearing aid, ReSound LiNXTM, is finally here!  We’ve been talking about it for months and have received some fantastic feedback from our beta trial users.  We’re excited to announce that you can now buy ReSound LiNX … Continue reading

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Can My Patient Use a Bluetooth® Stethoscope with Wireless Hearing Aids?

By Jenny Groth Hearing aid wearers who must use stethoscopes in their jobs have long been challenged by how to make them work with their hearing aids. Today, hearing aids and stethoscopes are commercially available that each advertise Bluetooth® capabilities, … Continue reading

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What If? ReSound LiNX™ Makes Imagination a Reality.

Steve Jobs famously said that “innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” With the launch of the first Made for iPhone hearing aid, ReSound is once again leading the hearing technology industry. Geoffrey Cooling of JustAudiologyStuff.com calls ReSound LiNX™ … Continue reading

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Learn About LiNX – The World’s Smartest Hearing Aid

ReSound LiNX lets you offer patients direct access to everything from superior speech understanding in noise to high-quality stereo sound streamed directly from an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®. Now you have the opportunity to learn more about the amazing … Continue reading

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The Role of the Consumer in Hearing Aid Development

By Jennifer Groth Although hearing aids are classified as medical devices, there is no regulation or mandate for consumer testing as with invasive medical devices or  pharmaceuticals. Hearing aid manufacturers decide for themselves how to seek and use consumer input. … Continue reading

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Trivia Friday – The Hearing Test

Wayne Staab of Hearing Health Matters shared this interesting trivia on the history of hearing testing compiled by Dr. Robert Margolis. Test your audiology knowledge! Questions: Who was the German inventor of the electrically driven tuning fork in 1863? What … Continue reading

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