hearScreen by the hearX Group is a world-class hearing screening solution on a smartphone. Cutting costs by over 80%, the innovation significantly improves on current hearing screening models by allowing non-specialist personnel to do screenings in resource-constrained environments.
This product was developed by understanding a real-world socio-economic problem.
- A true testament to the amount of innovation and creativity that can be found in this country and has a global impact on change.
- Developing a specialised technique, that was expensive and making it affordable.
- Medical facilities, especially hearing aids, are currently not affordable for most South Africans. This social entrepreneurial initiative is highly commended.
- Translating audio-specialised education into a convenient and short screening test.
- Championing the notion of education and affordable healthcare service to the community.
Instigating and reducing the cost of medical screening tests using a simple solution.
This is existential placemaking and empowers those people tested with the knowledge to address challenges.