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053 – Andrew Song – Whisper.ai & A Novel Approach to Hearing Aids

This week on the Future Ear Radio podcast, I'm joined by Andrew Song, Co-founder and President of Whisper.ai. The inspiration for Whisper stems from Andrew and his two co-founders personal experiences' with family members suffering from hearing loss, combined with each co-founder's background working in Silicon Valley. Throughout this conversation, Andrew explains how the team… Continue reading 053 – Andrew Song – Whisper.ai & A Novel Approach to Hearing Aids

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052 – Shawna Jackson, AuD & Jackie Phillips, AuD – The Value of 3D Ear Scanners

This week's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features two Audiologists - Shawna Jackson and Jackie Phillips. Shawna is a Clinical Audiologist at the Callier Center in Dallas, while Jackie is an Audiologist and Product Manager of the Otoscan at Natus Medical. For this week's discussion, we're focusing on a fun new technology that… Continue reading 052 – Shawna Jackson, AuD & Jackie Phillips, AuD – The Value of 3D Ear Scanners

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)

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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)

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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)

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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