The Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act: How to Support This Initiative

In late March, a bi-partisan group of Senators introduced new legislation intended to improve accessibility to hearing aids for those with mild-to-moderate hearing loss. Led by Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA),…

Hardware Crowdfunding: Hearables Show Promise & Pratfalls

The hearables market just passed the $50m mark for total crowdfunding investment in February. This milestone demonstrates both the promise of the hearables market as well as the challenges of hardware crowdfunding and building hearables. Analyst…
hearables and the future of voice recognition technology

The Impact of Hearables on the Future of Voice Recognition

Over the last several years, the future of voice recognition technology has quietly arrived through a variety of consumer devices. Perhaps most notably, Apple’s Siri voice recognition application became a feature of the iPhone 4S in October…
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NUHEARA WELCOMES APPLE’S ENTRY INTO THE WIRELESS EARBUD MARKET

MARKET RELEASE September 8, 2016 HIGHLIGHTS Apple announces new iPhone 7 and removal of traditional 3.5mm headphone jack and moves towards wireless headsets. Nuheara welcomes Apple’s promotion of wireless earbud market. Nuheara…

The Expanding Market for Hearable Devices

An Introduction to Hearables 2015 was the year in which wearable technology finally started to make the move from niche to mainstream. Interest has focused on a few favorites – Fitbit and its successful IPO, Pebble’s emergence…

'Smart Earbuds' Will Solve Real Consumer Problems

During my presentation yesterday at the Wearables Technologies Conference (https://www.wearable-technologies.com/events/wearable-technologies-conference-2015-usa) in San Francisco I asked the audience the following question: “Are we as an…