- Sector: Health
- Residence: Canada
Solar Ear developed the first rechargeable hearing aid battery, which lasts for two to three years and can be used in 80 per cent of hearing aids on the market today. It is solar powered and can be charged via the sun, household light, or a cell phone plug. Solar Ear also manufactures and sells the first digitally programmable and rechargeable hearing aids, which cost 10 per cent of the market cost and meet WHO standards.