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A Brief History of Hearing Aids

August 27, 2014 2:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Today’s amazing hearing devices owe their start to an evolving series of hearing aids that leveraged technology over time. The first hearing aids, created in the 17th century, were enormous, trumpet-shaped contraptions with a large, open piece at one end that collected sound. The trumpet gradually tapered into a thinner tube that funneled the sound into the ear. While these devices were helpful to some people with hearing loss, the funnels were eventually tapered down to make them portable, which, unfortunately, made them less effective. The development of the modern hearing aid might not have been possible had it not... View Article


Dave Carr and Ozzy Osbourne

October 27, 2007 3:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Dave Carr parties with Ozzy Osbourne behind stage before a show in October 2007. Ozzy works with Starkey, a hearing device manufacturer and McGuires’ provider of the most advanced devices for hearing impaired customers.

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