Apple investigating Airpods as hearing health solution

According to sources familiar with Apple plans, the tech titan is looking into ways that its Airpods product can be used as a solution for hearing health, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Photo: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
Photo: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

GN and Demant are losing altitude as rumors spread: Apple is looking into how its earbud accessory, Airpods, can be used as a hearing health device, for example by enhancing hearing. The rumors are reported by the Wall Street Journal, referring to sources it says are familiar with Apple's plans.

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