SIEMENS – The German Future Prize, presented annually by the German President, is the nation’s highest honor for technology and innovation. This year’s recipients, including Siemens researchers, were congratulated personally by President Joachim Gauck in a ceremony on November 28, 2012.
A research team led by Dr. Torsten Niederdränk in collaboration with the University of Oldenburg developed a so-called binaural hearing system that enables hearing aids in both ears to communicate. This represents an important evolutionary step toward spatial hearing and an improvement in the quality of life of those with hearing loss. more> http://tinyurl.com/d2ywhq2