Wow of the week: 3-D scanner maps ear canal to improve hearing aid

Wow of the week: 3-D scanner maps ear canal to improve hearing aid
Lantos Tech 3d scanner freezeframe In a move to disrupt the hearing industry, a medical device company has launched a a hand held 3-D scanner to map the inner ear to improve the quality of hearing aids. It's also offering the platform to any hearing …
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The Real Sounds Of Hearing Loss
It's easy enough to restore 20/20 eyesight with glasses or contacts. But even state-of-the-art digital hearing aids can't perfectly restore hearing for people whose inner ears have been damaged by noise exposure, medications or just the wear and tear …
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This Ear-Canal Scanner Lets You 3-D Print the Inside of Your Head
Lantos Technologies, a small startup spun out of MIT, has created the first FDA-cleared digital ear-canal scanner. While that may seem wildly specific, and maybe a little gross, it could dramatically improve your grandfather's hearing aid, Lady Gaga's …
Read more on Wired (blog)




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