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27 Health-Promoting Ear Technologies

From Fever-Tracking Thermometers to Sound-Preserving Earbuds

— June 21, 2017 — Lifestyle
In today's digital world, we often forget to protect our hearing while connected to our devices but these health-promoting ear technologies hope to solve that.

Our ears are one of the most neglected aspects of our health, especially so for those who often use poorly produced headphones at high volumes. To prevent damaging one's hearing, a number of companies have developed technologies for open-ear headphones. These avoid damaging the ear canal by using bone conduction, a technology initially developed for those who are hard of hearing. Other devices will work to protect your hearing by automatically adjusting the volume, protecting your ears from getting waterlogged while surfing and some support overall health.

As we dive further into the digital age, it is important consumers work to protect their hearing and well-being. These health-promoting ear technologies have identified a market that is largely ignored and are working to capitalize on this opportunity.
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Corrective Smart Earphones
Corrective Smart Earphones
Even's Smart Earphones Use a Hearing Test to Customize Audio Settings
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App-Connected Earplugs
App-Connected Earplugs
'EarDials' Have an App that Tells Users When to Plug Them In
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Wearable Ear Training Devices
Wearable Ear Training Devices
The Vibes Wearable Promises to Teach Musical Intervals and Keys
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Ear-Warming Headphones
Ear-Warming Headphones
'Music Muffs' Keep Consumers Ears Warm While They Listen to Music
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Sound-Preserving Earplugs
Sound-Preserving Earplugs
Earos Accoustics' Earplugs Were Invented by a Club Owner
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Bone Conduction Earbuds
Bone Conduction Earbuds
This Bone Conduction Device is an Alternative to Uncomfortable Earbuds
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Child-Friendly Headphones
Child-Friendly Headphones
The Puro Bt2200 System Remains at Safe Listening Levels for Children
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Ergonomic Wireless Earphones
Ergonomic Wireless Earphones
The 'EGGO' Wireless Earbud Headphones Ensure Optimized Listening
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Noise-Cancelling On-Ear Headphones
Noise-Cancelling On-Ear Headphones
The Libratone Q Adapt Offers 'CityMix' Technology
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Tinnitus-Testing Headphones
Tinnitus-Testing Headphones
This Hearing Device Detects Hearing Conditions Such as Tinnitus
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Treatment-Suggesting Thermometers
Treatment-Suggesting Thermometers
The 'Earmo' Ear Thermometers Take Readings in One Second Flat
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Helmet-Friendly Headphones
Helmet-Friendly Headphones
The 'SlimBuds' Wireless In-Ear Headphones Fit Under Any Helmet
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Surfer Ear Protectors
Surfer Ear Protectors
The 'SurfEars' Ear Plugs Prevent Problems without Restricting Hearing
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Fever-Tracking Thermometers
Fever-Tracking Thermometers
The 'Degree' Temperature Thermometer is Worn on the Ear for Monitoring
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Connected Hearing Aids
Connected Hearing Aids
These Hearing Aids Can Connect to Several Household Items
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Bone Conduction Sunglasses
Bone Conduction Sunglasses
These Vibrating Sunglasses Offer a Unique Way of Listening to Music
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Bone Conduction Smartphone Cases
Bone Conduction Smartphone Cases
The 'Bone Case' Uses Bone Conduction to Eliminate Ear Canal Use
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Tactile Hearing Aids
Tactile Hearing Aids
This Device Provides Tactile and Visual Translations for the Hearing Impaired
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Health-Tracking Headphones
Health-Tracking Headphones
This Device Supplies Its Wearer with Informative Health Updates
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Brain-Training Wearables
Brain-Training Wearables
The 'BRAINNO' Smart Wearable Alleviates Stress and More
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Open-Ear Headphones
Open-Ear Headphones
The AfterShokz TREKS Audio Buds Sit Outside the Ear Lobe for Easy Listening
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Creatively Capped Ear Buds
Creatively Capped Ear Buds
The V-Moda Forza Metallo Headphones Offer Exchangeable Caps
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Custom-Molded Earbuds
Custom-Molded Earbuds
HelloEar is Using Liquid Metal to Make Custom Molded In-Ear Monitors
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Energy-Boosting Wellness Gadgets
Energy-Boosting Wellness Gadgets
The 'HumanCharger' Uses Light Therapy to Increase Energy Levels
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Haptic Hearing-Impaired Headphones
Haptic Hearing-Impaired Headphones
The 'Vibeat' Devices Translate Music into Vibrations
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Hearing Aid Ear Buds
Hearing Aid Ear Buds
'AMPSound' Plays Music and Takes Calls While Doubling as a Hearing Amplifier
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Ergonomic Ear-Shaped Headphones
Ergonomic Ear-Shaped Headphones
The 'Sound by Human' Ear Cup Headphones are Contoured
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