OTTAWA, ONTARIO – November 17, 2016 – Clearwater Clinical Limited, makers of SHOEBOX Audiometry, a clinically validated iPad audiometer, along with the University of Ottawa Medical School, is expanding the highly successful iHEAR program to bring much-needed hearing testing to elementary school students. In its first phase, the program ran locally across the Ottawa region. Today, they announce that iHEAR is expanding to include Montreal, Halifax, and Saskatoon.
Today, Clearwater Clinical announced the general release of version 2.0 of the SHOEBOX iPad Audiometer. SHOEBOX is the first and only clinically validated iPad Audiometer. With today’s announcement, this groundbreaking product now comes with both automated and manual modes. In automated mode, the user can self-test their hearing loss by playing an iPad game. Manual mode allows the Audiologist to control the test like a traditional audiometer.
Pediatric surgeon and entrepreneur Dr. Matthew Bromwich accepted the “TELUS Award for mHealth Innovation” at the 29th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation Awards Gala. He accepted the award on behalf of a team effort to develop and successfully implement a new approach to test hearing impairment worldwide, called ShoeBOX Audiometry.