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What does the future of hearing look like?




Hearing aids can help alleviate hearing loss, but are often prohibitively expensive.
Hearing aids can help alleviate hearing loss, but are often prohibitively expensive.
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Think for a moment about your hearing...

and what would happen if you lost it.

Frank Swain is 32 years old, and he's losing his hearing. It's irreversible. Frank wonders, though, if rapidly changing technology means he won't go deaf, but one day will have super hearing. In this report for the BBC, Frank Swain looks at the future of hearing.