Who invented the first hearing aids?

Answer Harvey Fletcher is credited with creating the first hearing aid. Harvey Fletcher had a doctorate degree from the University of Chicago in physics. He was the first graduate of the University of Chi... Read More »

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Who invented hearing aids?

Though its lineage is not completely clear, Miller Reese Hutchinson is often credited with inventing the carbon hearing aid in 1901, but the device amplified a low static sound. Sonotone Corporatio... Read More »

Who invented modern hearing aids?

Miller Reese Hutchinson founded the Akouphone Company which in 1898 developed the first electric hearing aid called the Akoulathon. He then developed the first hearing aid that resembles those of t... Read More »

When were hearing aids invented?

The very first hearing aids, ear trumpets, have existed for hundreds of years, and became popular in the 1800's. The first wearable carbon hearing aids were distributed in 1902, though the technolo... Read More »

If I have good/excellent hearing and I then wear hearing aids.....?

The frequencies amplified to make speech easier to hear, mostly between 1 and 3Khz, are quite high, and one downside of wearing aids is that high-pitched noises. like cutlery and crockery banging t... Read More »