Category: Behind the Ear

Behind the Ear


Sivantos & Widex Finalize Merger to Become WS Audiology

EQT funds, owners of Sivantos, and the Tøpholm and Westermann families, owners of Widex, have announced the successful completion of the business combination between Sivantos and Widex. The newly created company will operate under the name WS Audiology and be headquartered in Lynge, Denmark, and Singapore.

GN ReSound Showcases New Partnership with Google and LiNX Quattro at EUHA 2018

With the start of the EUHA Congress in Hannover, Germany, GN ReSound has announced a new partnership with Google that will offer a full spectrum of direct streaming to hearing aids from Android devices, and the company is showcasing its “premium-plus” hearing aid, ReSound LiNX Quattro,™ which was launched in August.

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Hansaton Launches beat SHD RS13 and RS675 Power Hearing Aids

Hansaton has announced its most powerful SHD technology-based hearing aids yet, the beat SHD RS13 and beat SHD RS675, for people with significant to profound hearing loss. The new devices are designed to provide users with advanced hearing loss with precise speech, localization, and optimization functions, spatial acoustics, and a comfortable hearing experience.

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Sonic Introduces New Styles and Performance Levels for Enchant

Designed with a focus on size to create a “first-rate fit,” Enchant custom models reportedly use a variety of venting, amplifier, and battery configurations to build the smallest possible instruments to satisfy individual preferences for style, comfort, and gain. Feature options include four receiver sizes (75-100 dB), advanced wireless communication with 2.4 GHz, Near Field Magnetic Induction (NFMI) technology, dexterity enhancements for easier handling, and more.

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William Demant and Philips Enter into Hearing Aid Branding Partnership

William Demant—parent group of Oticon, Sonic, and Bernafon—has announced a licensing agreement with Philips to bring Philips-branded solutions to hearing healthcare. Combining William Demant’s hearing aid technology with Philips’ global brand presence in healthcare, the cooperation will enrich the hearing healthcare experience and support the healthy lifestyle and active life of even more people with hearing loss, say the companies.

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