Amazing Hearing: Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are necessary when the body has lost its ability to function “normally”. The transmission of sound has been altered, and usually decreased in intensity. The hair cells located in the inner ear become damaged and the sound transmission is altered. The brain is not receiving the full spectrum of speech and therefore comprehension is decreased. A person with hearing loss has to work harder to understand the message while a normal functioning hearing person does so effortlessly.


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Oticon Real

Wind & Handling Stabilizer

Oticon Real reduces wind and handling noise

Wind can often cause disruptions and unpleasant sounds in hearing aids. Handling sounds, such as hands, hair, glasses, or a facemask touching the hearing aid microphones, also creates unpleasant sound. With Oticon Real, we protect against uncomfortable wind and handling noise, so patients can stay sharp in the real world.

SuddenSound Stabilizer

Balance sudden sounds instantly and precisely

Disruptive sounds are constantly occurring all around us. Soft, sudden sounds – like tapping on a keyboard – and loud, sudden sounds – like slamming a door – demand a very different type of processing compared to other types of sound. The new SuddenSound Stabilizer in Oticon Real makes these sounds available to the brain while reducing disruption, allowing your patient to carry on with whatever they are doing with less distraction.

Oticon Real

Oticon More

Oticon is the world’s second largest hearing aid manufacturer. The Oticon More hearing aid was created to work more like how the brain works and puts a new perspective in hearing care. This advancement represents Oticon’s next step in BrainHearing™ technology.

The new Oticon More is the world’s first hearing aid that uses a fully trained Deep Neural Network (DNN) embedded on the new Polaris chip. The DNN uses 12 million real-life stored sounds to provide a built-in intelligence for improved sound detail and clarity. Oticon’s MoreSound Intelligence™ allows for precise analysis and balancing of the full sound scene while MoreSound Amplifier™ provides rapid high-resolution amplification that naturally follows changes in the sound scene. With twice the computation capacity and speed as before, Oticon More improves speech understanding with less listening effort and the ability to remember more.

In addition, the More is a Made for iPhone hearing aid and is compatible with the new Android protocol for Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids (ASHA). This allows for direct streaming from iPhone, iPad®, iPod touch®, and eligible Android devices.

The Oticon More is currently available as a discreet, rechargeable receiver-in-the-canal (RIC) hearing aid. Convenient, easy-to-use, and reliable, the lithium-ion rechargeable hearing aid means no disposable batteries and takes only three hours to give a full day’s use.

Oticon Own

The Oticon Own (In-The-Ear or ITE) hearing aids are customized to each individual user, offering “ultimate comfort and confidence to enjoy an active lifestyle,” with an on-board Deep Neural Network* (DNN) embedded on the new Polaris chip. The DNN uses 12 million real life stored sounds to provide a built-in intelligence for improved sound detail and clarity. Oticon’s most advanced performance in discreet custom hearing aids with the superior power, speed, and features of the groundbreaking Polaris™ platform. With twice the computation capacity and speed as before, Oticon Own improves speech understanding with less listening effort and the ability to remember more. 

Many Oticon Own styles are made for iPhone and compatible Android devices, offering direct high-quality streaming, so that you can enjoy your favorite music as well as take calls through their hearing aids. Select iPhone and iPad users can enjoy hands-free communication thanks to Apple support for bi-directional hearing aids Bluetooth Low Energy Technology is introduced from the Oticon OWN ITC style upwards, making the Oticon Own ITC “the smallest, fully featured ITC hearing aid in the Oticon Portfolio.”

The Oticon Own is available in five styles and five colors, delivering a complete custom product.

Oticon Zircon

The Oticon Zircon Offering a choice of rechargeable or non-rechargeable styles, the Zircon family provides a range of hearing aids that meet your needs with 360° sound and seamless connectivity. Oticon Zircon delivers 360° speech and clear sounds from all directions, Brainhearing™ technology, even in noisy environments, so you can focus on the sounds you love.

With Oticon Zircon, you also get a wide range of connectivity options for a high-quality listening experience in everyday situations so you can do through your day with more confidence and convenience.

Android devices need to support ASHA to allow direct connectivity to Oticon Zircon. iPhone and iPad devices need to support two-way hands-free.

Widex Moment

It’s finally here! Widex has created a hearing aid with the most natural and undistorted sound ever offered. Introducing the Widex Moment, a hearing aid with the fastest sound processing in the industry.

ZeroDelay technology reduces processing delays between the microphone and receiver to under a millisecond, thereby eliminating distortion. The Moment hearing aid is the smallest rechargeable lithium-ion receiver-in-the-canal hearing aid on the market. Lithium-ion means no more struggling with changing hearing aid batteries. The new charger is sleek, discreet, and compact and has no contacts to keep clean and no misalignment issues.

A full 4-hour charge gives users a full day of use and a quick 30-minute charge can deliver 4 hours of listening in urgent situations. The hearing aids are built to last with a nano coating designed to maximize moisture resistance and increase the expected longevity of the hearing aid’s life.

Stream all of your devices with upgraded 2.4 GHz Bluetooth connectivity. With Widex Moment, you can control your hearing aids using the Moment App on your iPhone or Android smartphone. Widex offers the Moment aid in both receiver-in-the-canal and custom models, and connects wirelessly to all of your favorite Widex hearing aid accessories.