Learn more about the CS50+ Bluetooth Personal Sound Amplifier, HD100 Companion Hearing Aid and our overall company mission in the news below:

JAMA Article Comparing CS50+ to Conventional Hearing Aids

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Audiologists compare a sample of Personal Sound Amplifiers with a conventional hearing aid among individuals with mild to moderate hearing loss. The CS50+ rates highest among the PSAPs…

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. 

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.

Hopkins Startup Helps Senior 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…

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?

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.

CS50+ Highlighted in Health Central article

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ed Perratore at Health Central 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.

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 on July 15, 2016, the 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.

Consumer Reports highlight 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

Sidekick Personal Sound Amplifier highlighted in MoneyTalkNews

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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