WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Rockefeller is seeking hearings on General Motors' automobile recalls related to ignition switch problems, a Senate aide said on Tuesday.
Moments ago, a hearing started in which the ongoing investigation of the George Washington bridge closure will focus on the role of Bridget Anne Kelly, Christe's former deputy chief of staff. The state legislative committee investigating...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three Louisiana insurers agreed on Monday to continue to accept payments from a federal program for low-income people with HIV/AIDS to cover their Obamacare insurance premiums, the carriers said during a hearing in U.S. District Co...
When Obama IRS official Lois Lerner yetagain pleaded the Fifth Amendment last Wednesday rather than answer challenging questions during a congressional hearing, the liberal media stifled yawns. To the extent the March 5 hearing was covered, media attention turned to the post-hearing fireworks between ranking member Rep. Show More Summary
Debo Adegbile’s contentious confirmation hearings and failure to be confirmed as assistant attorney general for civil rights led one senior Democratic Senate aide to say that racial bias has cast a permanent pall over the confirmation process for black Obama nominees. Show More Summary
TORONTO (Reuters) - New smartphone apps that link to hearing aids are helping people with impaired hearing to pump up the volume on their devices or to use them as headphones to stream phone calls, YouTube videos and music.
One of the best headphone makers around is a little company called Westone Audio. They have been making high-quality hearing aids for several decades. In the last few years the company has taken this expertise and branched out into the audio enthusiast headphone realm. Professional musicians are really the target market for Westone’s headphone products. […]
After going to the moon and Mars, where’s the next stop? The NYSE, of course. Leading acoustics maker Knowles (KN), whose microphones were used on the Mars Rovers and carried Neil Armstrong’s famous words from the lunar surface in 1969, started trading today as a standalone company after its spinoff from Dover (DOV), and replaces [...]
British hearing aid company, Amplifon, has launched The Emotions of Sound, an ethereal interactive campaign in which users are asked questions about how certain sounds make them feel. The questions are assisted with associated images awash in bright translucent colors immersing the user in the experience of the sound. After answering each question, the user [...]
Denmark-based GN ReSound has developed a new smart hearing aid that is not only practical but can also be immediately worn by anyone suffering from a hearing impairment.
Cochlear implants may help improve hearing if you have hearing loss that’s progressed to the point that hearing aids provide little benefit.
My grandma mailed me her hearing aid batteries inside of a Christmas card.
This week’s SmartDevice roundup features a new SIM option and key partnerships to support the Internet of Things, a smart hearing aid, and a tag to keep track of your stuff. Jasper Global SIM . Jasper Wireless announced the Jasper … Continue reading ?
Danish company GN ReSound announced its new smart herding aid, accessible through Apple products and has built-in GPS.
BARCELONA, SPAIN — We hear a lot of talk about wearable tech being the future, but most of the solutions out there are devices that require you to leap into a new usage context, a learning curve that many are reluctant to take on However,...Show More Summary
Hearing aids and headphones are a natural marriage in the world of smartphones, but we’ve yet to see something as simple and small as this new device, Linx from ReSound. The hearing device tucks neatly inside the user’s ear and is controlled with Bluetooth technology to stream wirelessly from any iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Show More Summary
MFi (Made For iPhone) is a licensing program that gives developers and manufacturers the authority to create accessories that are officially for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad. This program gives access to hardware, tools, documentation, technical support, and of course, the certification logo. Show More Summary
While we can counter the deterioration of sight and hearing with glasses and hearing aids, few tools exist for combating a degenerating sense of touch. A common ailment among stroke patients and the aging, treating diminishing tactile perception has proven a complicated task. Show More Summary
Danish audiological firm GN ReSound on Monday released the LiNX, a "Made for iPhone" hearing aid that can connect to Apple's handset via Bluetooth for enhanced audio streaming, customization and even a "Find My Hearing Aid" function...