Vodacom South Africa sponsors app-based hearing tests

Friday 4 March 2016 | 10:25 CET | News
Vodacom South Africa supported a National Hearing Test for World Hearing Day, which was 03 March. It funded 112,500 tests on the hearZA App, developed and validated by the University of Pretoria. HearZA is downloadable Android and iOS application. The app's lead inventor De Wet Swanepoel said that more than 3 million people in the country suffer from permanent, disabling hearing loss.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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