William F. Austin, CEO of Starkey Hearing Technologies, is featured in the October issue of Delta Sky. He discusses the past, present and future of the hearing industry as well as the work that the Starkey Hearing Foundation is doing to provide the gift of hearing to people in need. Read the full story here.
William F. Austin has built Starkey Hearing Technologies “into one of the foremost providers of hearing-aid technology.” As a leader in corporate giving, Austin provides over 100,000 hearing aids to people in need every year. To recognize his efforts, he will be inducted into the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Titans of Technology Hall of Fame. Read the full article here.
TIME’s latest American Innovators story highlights Halo, Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Made for iPhone hearing aid. “Improving lives in unexpected ways,” Starkey “offers an iPhone app that allows users to fine-tune audio settings—such as volume, bass and treble—of its hearing aids. Users can also pipe music and phone calls directly into the hearing aids, and even use an iPhone’s microphone to speak into the wearer’s ear from a distance.”
TECHdotMN interviews Dave Fabry, VP of Audiology and Professional Relations at Starkey Hearing Technologies. Fabry discusses Halo, “a deeply innovated hearing aid solution” developed to transcend traditional hearing aids.
Halo, Starkey‘s made for iPhone hearing aid is featured in The Atlantic! Find out how the company is trying to remove the social stigma that’s associated with hearing loss.
“There’s a market in medical tech not just for tech itself, but for tech that also makes a cultural statement. Halo acknowledges this, implicitly. It tries to take something normally associated with frailty and reclaim it—with the help of devices that, on top of everything else, transcend age and generation.”
Starkey Hearing Technologies’ revolutionary made for iPhone hearing aid, Halo, graces the front page of The New York Times Business Day section. Farhad Manjoo takes an in depth look on how the app-controlled hearing aid can improve even normal hearing.