Pair of Apple patent applications set the stage for hearing aid-based social network

Engadget - If ever there were a purgatory for ideas, it'd be the USPTO's patent application database. That land of legal limbo plays host to a multitude of tech entries both bizarre and straightforward, much of which will never see the light of day.

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fancypants1554d ago

As someone that has just started doing research beacause of my mothers hearing loss... this idea is not new. Yes, it is very innovative, but I know of at least one company, Audiotoniq, that plans on releasing a hearing aid that can be customized via bluetooth and smart phone application. I'm real curious to see how this plays out.