In the News

Learn more about the CS50+ Bluetooth Personal Sound Amplifier, Companion Hearing Aid and our social mission in the news below:

CS50+ Highlighted in Health After 50 article

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ed Perratore at Health After 50 digs into the world of personal sound amplifiers and their role in providing affordable hearing care for consumers. In the process, he shares that our CS50+ is one of the best choices in the category.

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Consumer Reports covers the CS50+

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Consumer Reports (March 2017 issue) continues to cover the issue of hearing loss and the need for affordable hearing care options. Here's one of those articles, with a review of our CS50+ product.

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Sound World Solutions Featured in Fast Company

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Fast Company takes an in-depth look at the issue of hearing loss and the reasons so many individuals wait to address their hearing challenges. Along the way, the article highlights Sound World Solutions and our innovative solutions as one example of an approach that can help to change that reality. 

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Our CS50+ Personal Sound Amplifier is one of the good ones

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Why don’t people address hearing loss? Paula Span’s article in the July 15, 2016, New York Times discusses exactly that, and it leads her to personal sound amplifiers as an alternative to hearing aids. When she reviewed the many options available to her, she found our CS50+ to be one of the good ones. Find out more here.

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Reed Pence discusses why people don't use hearing aids

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Our own Shawn Stahmer is one of the guests on this 12/27/2015 radio broadcast that discusses why people don't use hearing aids.  Do you agree with what he and the other guests have to say?

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CS50+ is once again part of the story in The New York Times

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The CS50+ personal sound amplifier was once again part of the story in a nice piece by Andrew Pollack of The New York Times. Andrew talked about the changes underway in the hearing health market, and the role that personal sound amplifiers are playing in those changes. You can read the full story just below.

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Consumer Reports highlights the CS50+

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Sue Byrne from Consumer Reports provides a look at how to beat high hearing aid prices, including the availability of personal sound amplifiers like the CS50+. Read the full story by clicking the link below.

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Sidekick Personal Sound Amplifier highlighted in MoneyTalksNews

Friday, August 28, 2015

In a story by Marilyn Lewis that looks at ways to beat the high price of traditional hearing aids, MoneyTalksNews founder Stacy Johnson highlights his use of the Sidekick personal sound amplifier. Read the story below.

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CS50 is featured in an article about a new approach out of Johns Hopkins University

Hopkins Startup Helps Seniors Hear Without the Expense

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

As many as two-thirds of older adults will experience hearing loss, but many won't do anything about it, says Dr. Carrie Nieman, a resident at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For some, hearing aids are too expensive and too difficult to obtain, they cost thousands of dollars, aren't covered by Medicare or Medicaid and ... Read More

CS50+ and Sidekick are highlighted in an article on Personal Sound Amplifiers

Not Ready for a Hearing Aid, but Need a Little Help?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Personal amplifiers are inexpensive and powerful. Just don't call them hearing aids. Read More

Richard Einhorn highlights the benefits of Sound World Solutions products

Bluetooth Devices do Battle with the $3000 Hearing Aid

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Advances in circuitry and Bluetooth have made hearing-aid alternatives cheaper and more powerful. Read More

CS10 featured in how to save big on hearing aids story

CS10 highlighted in Money magazine story

Monday, April 21, 2014

New competitors mean more ways to save money. But should you really buy hearing aids at Costco? Read More

CS50 Personal Sound Amplifier in the New York Times

Sound World Once Again in the New York Times

Monday, March 24, 2014

In Sunday's New York Times Technology Section, Sound World Solutions and our new CS50 Bluetooth personal sound amplifier was covered in Anne Eisenberg's article, Just Don't Call Them Hearing Aids. Read More

Stavros Basseas, Sound World Solutions CEO, featured in Fox Business segment

Stavros Basseas, CEO of Sound World Solutions, featured in Fox Business segment on 'A New Kind of Hearing Aid'

Monday, February 17, 2014

Sound World Solutions CEO Stavros Basseas on creating personal sound amplifiers for people with minor hearing problems. Read More

Larry Faust shows off his CS10 and Customizer App

Sound World Solutions featured in article "Better Hearing through Bluetooth"

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Like many men of his generation, Larry Faust, 61, of Seattle, went to a lot of rock concerts in his youth. And like many men of his generation, his hearing isn’t what it used to be. Read More

CBS Evening News & Sound World PSA

CBS Evening News Special: the Sound World CS10 Bluetooth Personal Sound Amplifier

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

On Christmas Eve, Sound World Solutions was covered on the CBS Evening News in a segment reported by Barry Petersen. Read More

CS10 on Morning Edition from NPR News

NPR Profiles the Sound World CS10: Part 2

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

On NPR's Morning Edition today, John Ydstie again reported on our inaugural product, the CS10 personal sound amplifier, and the impact it's having on how moderate hearing loss is treated in the U.S. and around the world. Read More

Stavros Basseas demonstrates the CS10

Stavros Basseas and Sound World Solutions featured on Fox News Chicago

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Chicago man`s invention offers new hope for the hard of hearing. Read More

CS10 on Morning Edition from NPR News

NPR Profiles the Sound World CS10: Part 1

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

On NPR's Morning Edition today, John Ydstie reported on our inaugural product, the CS10 personal sound amplifier, and the impact it's having on how moderate hearing loss is treated in the U.S. and around the world. Read More


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