12 Apr 2021

Hearables: Timeline

The first recognisable headphones were invented in 1910 and used by the US Navy. In the years that followed, musicians and tech companies commercialised headphones. Listed below are the major…

09 Apr 2021

Hearables – Regulatory Trends

The combination of hearing aids with entertainment attributes resulted in the creation of smart earwear, or hearables. However, there are stringent regulations in place to classify hearing aids as medical…

08 Apr 2021

Hearables – Macroeconomic Trends

The hearables market is in the early adoption phase, but there are notable use cases for hearables in areas like healthcare and fitness. Hearables can take heart rate measurements, monitor…

07 Apr 2021

Artificial Intelligence: Regulatory Trends

The potential positive economic effects of artificial intelligence (AI) have been well-documented, with several high-profile studies highlighting its impact on areas such as workforce productivity and wealth creation. At the…

07 Apr 2021

Hearables – Technology Trends

Hearables have proved extremely popular with consumers, and they continue to evolve. The next generation will be designed for greater comfort and offer longer battery life. They will also feature…

07 Apr 2021

Artificial Intelligence: Macroeconomic Trends

The US remains the dominant player in the development of AI technologies. While China is making considerable investments, the US' structural advantages may even enable it to extend its lead.…