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Heading Toward Affordable Medical Technology with the Olive Next-Gen Hearing Aid

Posted: 20 Feb 2017 06:00 AM PST

Glittering like a faceted jewel, this invaluable little piece of tech looks more like a fancy wireless earbud than a medical device. Many people who could benefit from wearing hearing aids choose not to because of the social stigma, not to mention the prohibitively high cost. The "Olive" device by Korean-based company Olive Union gets around both of those obstacles with fashionable looks and a surprisingly affordable price tag thanks to crowdfunding, recent advances in compact sound architecture, and Bluetooth technology. Read more…

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