HeardThat Recognized as Runner-up at AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge 2022 for Improving Intelligibility of Conversations in Loud Places for Aging Population

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HeardThat was one of five finalists highlighted as a cutting-edge AgeTech startup at the AGE-WELL Annual Conference

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Singular Hearing, a subsidiary of Singular Software and creator of HeardThat, today announced it gained the runner-up distinction at the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge 2022 for its hearing-assistive, AI-powered app. HeardThat was one of six finalists that pitched their innovation at the AGE-WELL Annual Conference, a Canadian conference discussing current issues and innovations in the field of technology and aging.

HeardThat was recognized for success in improving the health and quality of life of older adults by enhancing intelligibility and reducing listening effort for those that have trouble hearing conversations in loud places, like restaurants or social gatherings. Since its early release, HeardThat has gained thousands of regular users.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by AGE-WELL, along with the other outstanding finalists,” said Singular Hearing CEO and HeardThat Founder Bruce Sharpe. “We created HeardThat to solve a very common hearing ability challenge and empower users to hear more speech, less noise. Thank you, AGE-WELL for the accolades and an inspiring conference.”

"HeardThat’s use of artificial intelligence to help people stay socially connected really changes the game for hearing-assistive AgeTech,” said Michael Chrostowski, PhD, Senior Manager, Business Development and Industry Relations, AGE-WELL. “We’re proud to honor HeardThat and Singular Hearing for their work, and we know they’ll continue to gain popularity.”

For more information on HeardThat, please visit heardthat.ai.

About Singular Hearing
Singular Hearing is a subsidiary of Singular Software. Founder and CEO Bruce Sharpe and his team of AI experts have extensive experience in audio technology and a deep passion for finding effective solutions to everyday problems. They leverage machine learning and speech processing to create innovative products that help people live better by hearing better.

Singular Hearing is the creator of HeardThat, an award-winning innovative app that turns smartphones into sophisticated hearing-assistive devices. HeardThat helps those with hearing challenges by delivering clear speech in noisy environments.

HeardThat was named runner-up at the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge 2022. The app also won the What's Next Innovation Challenge Sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs at the 17th Annual What's Next Longevity Venture Summit and was named the first runner-up in the What’s Next Business Plan Competition at the 17th What’s Next Longevity Venture Summit. For more information, please visit heardthat.ai.

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