News - 10 Sep 2015
The prototype system is designed to improve soldier safety and drive mission success by harnessing the body's natural ability to transmit sound through bone conduction, transferring messages...
News - 21 Apr 2015
An insect-inspired microphone that can tackle the problem of locating sounds and eliminate background noise is set to revolutionise modern-day hearing aid systems.
Ground-breaking research by...
News - 2 Feb 2015
Modern IT has the potential to make fitness training more varied for people with physical limitations. But what exactly is required? Fraunhofer put this question to thalidomide victims, and developed...
News - 17 Nov 2014
When a biologist who studies bats and a computer scientist cross paths, amazingly cool things can happen.
Cool things such as a sonar device to assist the visually impaired.
The idea came...
News - 17 Nov 2014
Families often watch TV together, but what happens when one member has hearing difficulties? Usually the result is a compromise on listening volume that doesn't really satisfy anyone.
News - 8 Aug 2014
University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center is the first in Cleveland to implant a new type of cochlear device for adults who have lost the high frequency range of their hearing, but have retained...
News - 28 Mar 2014
InvenSense, Inc., the leading provider of MotionTracking™ system on chip (SoC) and Sound devices, and Sonion A/S, the global leader in micro acoustic and micro mechanical technologies and...
News - 26 Mar 2014
ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has added two new devices to its RHYTHM™ family of preconfigured Digital Signal Processing (DSP) systems designed specifically for use in...
News - 25 Feb 2014
NXP Semiconductors N.V. and Malaspina Labs are pleased to announce the availability of Malaspina’s VoiceBoost™ suite of phonetic speech enhancement technologies for NXP licensable Ultra...
News - 10 Feb 2014
Cochlear implants — medical devices that electrically stimulate the auditory nerve — have granted at least limited hearing to hundreds of thousands of people worldwide who otherwise would...