Aural Attention Economy, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearing Healthcare

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)

Alexa, Daily Updates, Essays, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Longevity Economy, VoiceFirst

Alexa + Hearing Aids (Future Ear Daily Update 11-8-19)

One of the core themes of Future Ear has revolved around the idea of an impending marriage between voice assistants and hearing aids (and all hearables). This marriage of the two technologies became feasible five years ago with the introduction of Bluetooth hearing aids, enabling the ability to wirelessly tether one's ears to the internet.… Continue reading Alexa + Hearing Aids (Future Ear Daily Update 11-8-19)

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)

Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare

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)

Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

Andy Bellavia: Hearables are Changing Lives (Future Ear Daily Update 11-4-19)

I recently listened to the Inside Voice podcast episode that featured guest, Andy Bellavia. During this podcast, Andy and the host, Keri Roberts, spoke on the topic of hearables and the various ways in which the devices are beginning to change lives. As a seven year veteran working in the hardware side of the hearables… Continue reading Andy Bellavia: Hearables are Changing Lives (Future Ear Daily Update 11-4-19)

Alexa, Aural Attention Economy, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Siri, Uncategorized, VoiceFirst

Upcoming Webinar On AudiologyOnline (Future Ear Daily Update 10-30-19)

This Friday, I will be presenting a 60 minute webinar titled, "The Technological Evolution of Today's Hearing Aids," on the continuing education site, AudiologyOnline. While it's a presentation intended for hearing care professionals, it's free to sign up for and can be attended by anyone. This presentation will ultimately be a culmination of everything I've… Continue reading Upcoming Webinar On AudiologyOnline (Future Ear Daily Update 10-30-19)

Alexa, Flash Briefings, Google Assistant, Guest Appearances, Hearing Healthcare, VoiceFirst

Guest Appearance: #AllThingsAuD (Future Ear Daily Update 10-25-19)

Yesterday, I joined Dr. Natalie Phillips and Dr. Hannah Galloway for their weekly Facebook Live show, All Things AuD. The show is designed to share all kinds of information that is relevant to audiologists and hearing care patients. Each week they bring on a guest and they asked me to come on and speak about… Continue reading Guest Appearance: #AllThingsAuD (Future Ear Daily Update 10-25-19)

Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearing Healthcare

Medicare + Hearing Aids (Future Ear Daily Update 10-21-19)

There have been a number of pieces of recent US legislation put forward in the House and Senate to begin including aspects of hearing care into Medicare coverage. For years, consumers have had to bear the brunt of hearing aid costs, as private insurance typically does not cover the cost of hearing aids, nor does… Continue reading Medicare + Hearing Aids (Future Ear Daily Update 10-21-19)

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)

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

Apple Hearing Study (Future Ear Daily Update 9-11-19)

Yesterday, Apple hosted its annual September event to show off its new set of products that are set to go on sale as we enter into the last quarter of the year. Although the bulk of the announcements were focused on the new iPhones set to debut and all the upgrades in the phones' cameras… Continue reading Apple Hearing Study (Future Ear Daily Update 9-11-19)