Birger Kollmeier

Birger Kollmeier, a hearing researcher at the University of Oldenburg, applied his innovation to help people with hearing deficiencies follow that conversation.

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Celebrity gossip can spark heated conversation at the dinner table. Birger Kollmeier, a hearing researcher at the University of Oldenburg, applied his innovation to help people with hearing deficiencies follow that conversation. By successfully transferring the key benefits of binaural-hearing to hearing aid technology, people around the world are able to hear better in ambient environments.

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