Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Researchers Present at Bi-Annual IHCON Meeting

Minneapolis, Aug. 9, 2012 – Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is proud to announce that company researchers authored and collaborated on more than 12 posters and presented several lectures at the International Hearing Aid Research Conference 2012 (IHCON) held last week in Lake Tahoe, Calif. The conference, held every two years, draws the highest caliber hearing research presentations from around the world.
“This is the biggest hearing research conference in the world,” said Brent Edwards, Ph.D., Vice President of Research for Starkey Hearing Technologies. “We are proud to be measured against the very best global talent. It’s a testament to the exciting work we are doing every day.”
Starkey Hearing Technologies was well represented, with nearly 25 researchers presenting lectures, authoring posters and attending the conference. Topics included effects of bilateral compression on spatial unmasking in hearing-impaired listeners, characterization of multi-class acoustic environments, perception evaluation of a binaural beamforming algorithm, and optimization of loudness-restoring hearing aid fittings.

About Starkey® Hearing Technologies
Starkey Hearing Technologies is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn. The company is recognized for its innovative design, development and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Founded in 1967, Starkey Hearing Technologies currently employs more than 3,500 people, operates 21 facilities and conducts business in more than 100 markets worldwide. The company develops, manufactures and distributes hearing aids via five distinct brands – Audibel, AudioSync, NuEar, MicroTech and its original brand, Starkey. For more information, visit StarkeyHearingTechnologies.com or the Starkey web channel on AudiologyOnline.