South Africans ‘Hear the Future’ with the hearZA® App this World Hearing Day

South Africans ‘Hear the Future’ with the hearZA® App this World Hearing Day

Read more 02/12/2018

hearX Group recognised with several prestigious awards in 2017

2017 was a great year for the hearX Group, with several major awards recognising our products and innovation.

Read more 02/12/2018

‘3E’ project team exceed expectations!

Hear the World project team exceeds goals.

Read more 01/29/2018

hearX launches updated version of hearDigits

The latest version of hearDigits has been launched by hearX Group and is now available to health professionals.

Read more 11/21/2017

HearX Group announced as finalist in TT100 Awards Programme

HearX Group has been selected as a finalist in this year’s TT100 Awards Programme run by The Da Vinci Institute, one of South Africa’s premier awards programmes.

Read more 11/07/2017

Government support for ECD screening is vital for academic success

Sensory impairments have a huge impact on childhood development and academic success. In low and middle income countries (LMICs), early detection services are inaccessible due to prohibitive costs and lack of trained personnel.

Read more 09/25/2017

hearX announced as finalist in Accenture Innovation Index Awards

hearX Group is one of three finalists in the Accenture Innovation Index Awards for our hearScreen™ concept, and a finalist in the Master Innovator category for companies with a turnover of less than R35m per annum.

Read more 09/24/2017

hearX Group launches Tirelo Bosha project

hearX Group, in partnership with UP Enterprises and CoT, has launched the Tirelo Bosha project with a target of screening 70,000 adults and children in Tshwane over the next 18 months. The project will be concluded by November 2018 using our hearScreen, hearTest and hearScope mobile health applications.

Read more 09/05/2017

Free hearing tests for Deaf Awareness Month

In acknowledgement of global Deaf Awareness Month in September, hearX will be working with several media partners to promote ear health using our hearDigits self-screening test. The hearDigits widget will be given to them free of charge for the month of September to embed on their websites so that listeners and readers can screen themselves during Deaf Awareness Month.

Read more 08/30/2017

UNESCO-Pearson selects hearScreen™ as a case study

hearScreen™ has been selected as a UNESCO-Pearson case study to promote innovative digital solutions serving low-skilled or low-literate youth and adults to help them participate more effectively in a digital economy and knowledge society.

Read more 08/17/2017

Crowdfunding campaign exceeds expectations

hearX’s crowdfunding campaign for hearScope which was launched on IndieGoGo on 1 August, has exceeded 100% of our goal funds of $15 000 in just 96 hours!

Read more 08/10/2017

hearDigits launched to hearing health professionals

The launch of hearX Group’s newest product, hearDigits , earlier this month will give people who are concerned about their hearing a simple and affordable way to get tested.

Read more 08/09/2017

Disruptive healthcare startup raises more than $2.8 million internationally

The hearX Group has raised just over $2.8 million from international investors and funding grants in the short 16 months that they have been in operation.

Read more 07/25/2017

hearX launches world-first smartphone otoscope

A world-first smartphone otoscope, hearScope, will be launched on IndieGoGo on 1 August!

This is very exciting news for the hearX team as we continue to broaden our product ‘scope’ in the quest to provide healthy hearing for everyone, everywhere, with our clinically validated smartphone hearing test solutions.

Read more 07/17/2017

hearScreen™ selected as Accelerate2030 finalist

We are very proud to have been selected as one of three finalists from South Africa by Accelerate2030 for our flagship product, hearScreen™.

We will now compete against 49 other projects from around the world for the opportunity to be chosen as one of the 10 projects to participate in the Accelerate2030 programme starting in October.

Read more 07/11/2017