GN enters partnership to detect cognitive impairment in people with hearing loss

Hearing aid group GN is joining forces with US-based Sonde Health to develop vocal biomarkers to aid in the early detection and management of life-threatening diseases for millions of hearing loss patients.

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Hearing aid group GN Store Nord, which is based in Denmark, has signed a multi-year strategic partnership with US-based company Sonde Health. Together, they will research and develop commercial vocal biomarkers for mild cognitive impairment, reports a press release.

Boston-based Sonde Health is behind a so-called "vocal biomarker development platform," which enables companies to license Sonde's existing products or to create new products to detect or monitor diseases using speech, according to the company.

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