By Diana Budds
EarGo appeals to our vanity and attraction to shiny, new tech–in a good way.
Can you hear me now? For many people, the answer is no. According to the Centers for Disease Control, hearing loss is the third most common chronic physical condition behind heart disease and arthritis. The National Institues of Health estimates that over 28.8 million adults could benefit from hearing aids but few actually use them due to cost, social stigma, and poor performance. EarGo, a tech startup, wants to enable more people to hear better, through design.