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Siemens introduces smart hearing aids

At the 2015 International CES, Siemens is unveiling smart hearing aids—their latest in wearable hearing technology. The hearing aids can be discreetly controlled via both iPhone and Android devices, with latest models clinically ...

Insects inspire next generation of hearing aids

An insect-inspired microphone that can tackle the problem of locating sounds and eliminate background noise is set to revolutionize modern-day hearing aid systems.

Researchers design sensitive new microphone modeled on fly ear

Using the sensitive ears of a parasitic fly for inspiration, a group of researchers has created a new type of microphone that achieves better acoustical performance than what is currently available in hearing aids. The scientists ...

High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for online shopping deals. She chats on Facebook, learns about new recipes and enjoys sending emails to friends and family.

New research could help build better hearing AIDS

Scientists at Binghamton University, State University of New York want to improve sensor technology critical to billions of devices made every year. With a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation, they will ...

Researchers seek to reduce ear-splitting jet engine noise

Have you ever had a fighter jet fly over your home and the noise of the aircraft booms loud enough to rattle the windows? Well, imagine working on an aircraft carrier or air base, up close to the engines as they take off ...

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