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PRWeb

via Groundbreaking Technology Tests Hearing From Home

The Audicus web-based hearing test provides a national solution to this by providing free tests and education tools to the greater population, upending antiquated testing methods.

Tech.Co

via 5 Startups Providing Aid for Deaf or Hearing Impaired Individuals

Audicus’s new hearing assessment tech will allow users to check up on their hearing online, for free. It’s a great first stop for anyone concerned about their hearing.

Episode 19: The BOOST Podcast

via Episode 19: Disrupting the Hearing Aid Industry with Patrick Freuler

Ultimately, Audicus is all about bringing people together by taking a consumer-based focus to their branding. Patrick also shares how they aim to educate their consumers to take healthcare decisions into their own hands to have a drastic improvement in their quality of life.

Extreme Tech Challenge

via Extreme Tech Challenge Select Top Ten Startups Moving on to Semi-Finals at CES® 2017

CES® 2017, the largest consumer electronics showcase in the world, sets the stage for the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) 2017 Semi-Finals taking place January 7th at 1PM PST. Ahead of the Semi-Finals, the masterminds behind XTC, MaiTai Global, are thrilled to reveal the Top 10 who will pitch their venture live on-stage at CES in hopes of being one of three companies selected to move onto the final round taking place on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island. A hotly-contested battle thus far, the Top 10 Semi-Finalists were announced December 3rd at MaiTai Global’s annual Ocean Gala in San Francisco and now forge on to the glittering backdrop of Las Vegas.

AARP

via Why Do Hearing Aids Cost So Much?

When buying a car, for example, the consumer not only can choose between a Lexus and a Chevrolet, but also decide on particular features, such as wire wheels or gold trim. Patrick Freuler, chief executive of Audicus, an online company that partners with a German manufacturer to sell private-label hearing aids, makes the point that consumers are not being offered the low-cost choices, but are being presented with only luxury devices.

Medgadget

via Audicus Personal Audio Amplifier: A Medgadget Review

When Medgadget was offered a chance to test drive a new direct to consumer personal audio amplifier from Audicus, we picked up on the invitation. You see, one of our editors, just like Charles Darwin, is a life long sufferer from Ménière’s disease, with the resultant tinnitus and bilateral low-pitch hearing loss. So for this editor the idea of a discounted behind-the-ear device is a matter of personal necessity.

Refinery29

via 5 Actually Useful Wearable Tech Gadgets That Debuted This Year

This year, hearing aids (finally) got the aesthetic overhaul they deserve, thanks to Audicus’ collaboration with Advanced Style, the blog (which begat a documentary) celebrating an older, wiser set of style muses.

International Business Times

via Tinder For Senior Citizens: Stitch, Willing, Geekatoo Join New Wave Of Startups Targeting Boomers

Audicus, a startup that sells hearing aids through an online shop at much lower prices than its storefront counterparts, has a vast team of representatives readily available to hop on the phone with its customers — a rarity in Silicon Valley, which almost exclusively handles questions or complaints through digital channels.

The Entrepreneurship Series: Audicus

via The Entrepreneurship Series: Audicus

I see Audicus completely changing the hearing aid industry over the next few years. Providing affordable hearing aids fills a huge void in the market that will affect millions of people.

New York Gains Ground as Startup Hotspot

via Inc.

Audicus hearing aids, it’s worth noting, sell for a significantly lower price point (between $500 and $700) than traditional hearing aids (around $2,000). The startup cuts out the brick-and-mortar clinic, or “middle man,” to sell products at a discounted price.