Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Longevity Economy

The VA + Apple Health (Future Ear Daily Update 11-6-19)

Yesterday, I wrote about the new SonicCloud integration with Apple Health that will allow SonicCloud users to import their audiograms housed in Apple Health directly into the SonicCloud app. Today, Apple announced another Apple Health development that will allow for veterans to access all their health records through Apple Health. In the press release issued… Continue reading The VA + Apple Health (Future Ear Daily Update 11-6-19)

Aural Attention Economy, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearing Healthcare, Longevity Economy, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

041 – Brett Bivens & Ryan Kraudel – The Apple Health Blueprint

This week’s episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Brett Bivens, Venture Investor at TechNexus, and Ryan Kraudel, VP of Marketing at Valencell. The topic for this week’s discussion is all around Apple’s healthcare ambitions, specifically with regard to its Apple Health app. Ryan’s background working at biometric sensor manufacturer, Valencell, combined with Brett’s… Continue reading 041 – Brett Bivens & Ryan Kraudel – The Apple Health Blueprint

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SonicCloud + Apple Health (Future Ear Daily Update 11-5-19)

One of the companies I’ve found to be very interesting to follow in the hearing healthcare space is SonicCloud. I was first introduced to SonicCloud at an industry trade show a few years ago, where Chief Customer Experience Officer, Larry Guterman, walked me through the software that the company was building, and helped to lay… Continue reading SonicCloud + Apple Health (Future Ear Daily Update 11-5-19)

Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Longevity Economy, Podcasts

045 – Ryan Kraudel – Blood Oxygenation Sensors for Consumer Wearables

This week’s episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Ryan Kraudel, VP of Marketing at Valencell. Ryan has been on the podcast a number of times, as he is the most knowledgeable person I know with regards to biometric sensors, and since biometric monitoring has been such a large theme for Future Ear, he’s… Continue reading 045 – Ryan Kraudel – Blood Oxygenation Sensors for Consumer Wearables

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SonicCloud’s New Capability: Mobile Streaming (Future Ear Daily Update 11-13-19)

Last week, I wrote an update about the company SonicCloud and how I became familiar with the company and its mission through executive, Larry Guterman. As I mentioned in my previous update, SonicCloud builds software solutions designed for any type of headphone or Bluetooth audio device, tailored to folks with hearing loss. These solutions cater… Continue reading SonicCloud’s New Capability: Mobile Streaming (Future Ear Daily Update 11-13-19)

Apple, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio

Follow the Integration (Future Ear Daily Update 8-28-19)

There’s been a lot of chatter, analysis, and overall hot takes about Apple’s new credit card, the Apple Card, transpiring the past few weeks online. One of the best pieces I have read on the subject came from longtime Apple analyst, Horace Dediu (@asymco). Horace begins by tearing down the fallacies in the tired, old… Continue reading Follow the Integration (Future Ear Daily Update 8-28-19)

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“An Intelligent Guardian for your Health” (Future Ear Daily Update 6-5-19)

Robbie Gonzalez of Wired wrote a great piece yesterday about Apple’s positioning of the Apple Watch as your health control center. Tim Cook referred to the Watch at WWDC as, “An intelligent guardian for your health.” As Robbie points out in his article, this hasn’t always been the way that Apple has touted the Watch,… Continue reading “An Intelligent Guardian for your Health” (Future Ear Daily Update 6-5-19)

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035 – Kat Penno & Andy Bellavia – AirPods’ Role in Tackling Hearing Loss

The next episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features first-time guest and Audiologist, Kat Penno, and re-occurring guest, Andy Bellavia. Kat’s based in Peth, Australia, and started the Hearing Collective in 2018, which offers personalized online hearing health services. She’s a big proponent of utilizing digital offerings within the hearing health setting, which is… Continue reading 035 – Kat Penno & Andy Bellavia – AirPods’ Role in Tackling Hearing Loss

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049 – Nick Hunn & Carl Thomas – The Past, Present and Future of Hearables

This week’s episode of the Future Ear Podcast features Nick Hunn, CTO at WiFore and Chairman of Bluetooth’s SIG Hearing Aid Working Group, and Carl Thomas, Founder of Audiowings. Our conversation today explores the first five years of hearables, the present state of the product category and its various subsets, and what the next five… Continue reading 049 – Nick Hunn & Carl Thomas – The Past, Present and Future of Hearables

Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio

Apple’s Wearables + Research Kit

In yesterday’s update, I wrote about how we’re seeing medical-grade biometric sensors, such as ECG monitors, being implemented in more and more consumer wearable devices. In the update, I laid out a few ways in which I believe one of the core use cases of wearables (and eventually hearables) will be to serve as, “biometric… Continue reading Apple’s Wearables + Research Kit