No frills hearing aid vibrates when it detects loud noises

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This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding.

Here at Springwise, we have been excited to cover recent advances using technology to assist or improve the lives of those who are hard of hearing. We have seen smartphone used as hearing aids, jewelry which conceals powerful hearing assistance, and software used to smooth interactions between the hearing and non-hearing world. Now, SoundSense by Furenexo is an affordable wearable which alerts users to sounds in their environment above a certain noise level. The simple gadget aims to build the confidence of individuals who cannot hear and empower them to venture out into unfamiliar environments. SoundSense is particularly aimed at…

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