Audiology, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare

Signia’s Acoustic-Motion Sensors (Future Ear Daily Update 9-18-19)

Much of what I am excited about right now in the world of consumer technology broadly, and in wearables/heararables/hearing aids more narrowly, is the innovation happening at the component level inside the devices. I'm still reeling a bit from Apple's U1 chip embedded in the iPhone 11 and the implications of it that I wrote… Continue reading Signia’s Acoustic-Motion Sensors (Future Ear Daily Update 9-18-19)

Audiology, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare

Sonova’s SWORD Chip (Future Ear Daily Update 8-22-19)

Last May, I wrote a long essay about how the most interesting innovation occurring in the world of hearing aids and hearables is the stuff that's happening inside the devices. Nearly all the cool new features and capabilities that are emerging with our smart ear-worn computers are by-and-large derived from the breakthroughs transpiring underneath the hood of… Continue reading Sonova’s SWORD Chip (Future Ear Daily Update 8-22-19)

Audiology, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearing Healthcare, Longevity Economy

What If Treating Hearing Loss Mitigates Cognitive Decline? (Part 2) (Future Ear Daily Update 7-12-19)

There have been a number of studies conducted in recent years to try and understand if there is a link between hearing loss and cognitive decline, and the research continues to indicate that there is a correlation between the two. The question that researchers are now trying to answer is whether people with hearing loss can… Continue reading What If Treating Hearing Loss Mitigates Cognitive Decline? (Part 2) (Future Ear Daily Update 7-12-19)

Audiology, Biometrics, Essays, Hearables, VoiceFirst

Capping Off Year One with my AudiologyOnline Webinar

A Year's Work Condensed into One Hour Last week, I presented a webinar through the continuing education website, AudiologyOnline, for a number of audiologists around the country. The same week the year prior, I launched this blog. So, for me, the webinar was basically a culmination of the past year's blog posts, tweets and videos… Continue reading Capping Off Year One with my AudiologyOnline Webinar