The first electronic hearing aids were designed and patented by by Miller Reese Hutchinson in 1895. He later set up a hearing aid company that later became Acousticon Hearing Aids, which lasted until about 1984 when they went out of business for not keeping up with the technology of the time. For the full story on the development of the first electronic hearing aid go to my story at Hearing Health and Technology Matters using the following link:
The link goes to the story of The Road to the First Electronic Hearing Aid, published July 14, 2015 by Hearing Health and Technology Matters, LLC, Tuscon, Arizona. Linked by permission.
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