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Phonak and Advanced Bionics are two leaders in the hearing technology industry – something they proved in 2021 by winning multiple innovation awards.

Innovative Hearing Technology

It hasn’t been long since Hearing Health & Technology Matters introduced its annual awards program. Now in its second round, it has already become a unique platform for recognizing technological innovation and achievement in the hearing solutions industry.

This year, Phonak won a Hearing Technology Innovator Award by, for the Phonak Naída Paradise. The new generation of behind-the-ear hearing aids includes features such as Dynamic Noise Cancellation and Speech Enhancer.

This positions Phonak among the finest hearing technology on the market. Phonak received two Silvers and a Bronze in last year’s Hearing Technology Innovator Awards.

Among Phonak’s more recent accolades is Phonak Roger On making it on TIME Magazine’s prestigious list of The Best Inventions of 2021.

In addition to these recognitions, Phonak has been at the forefront of introducing award-winning innovations into the world of hearing solutions. In the last year, this included the ActiveVent Receiver, the world’s first intelligent hearing aid receiver. It also included the Phonak Audéo Life, the world’s first rechargeable hearing aid that’s also water-proof, shower-proof and sweat-proof. The range widens and sound gets clearer and clearer.

Read more: Phonak releases waterproof hearing aids  

Hearing Technology Innovation Award

Advanced Bionics’ Sky CI™ M sound processor has won a Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™, from Hearing Health & Technology Matters. This recognizes its innovation in the cochlear implant category.

Setting a new benchmark for the cochlear implant industry is Advanced Bionics’ Sky CI M sound processor. The Sky CI M is special for combining AB sound processing with Phonak’s Marvel platform to create the AutoSense Sky OS™ 3.0 operating system. This means technology created keeping children’s specific listening requirements in mind. It includes unmatched sound quality and a range of bright wearables to pick from.

Read more: Deaf children now have a sound processor especially for them

The Phonak & Advanced Bionics Collaboration

What happens when two global leaders such as Phonak and Advanced Bionics come together? One is at the helm of the latest best cochlear implant technology. Another has over 70 years of experience in the hearing aid industry. We get hearing solutions that push the farthest boundaries of technology.

Advanced Bionics (AB), founded in 1993, has been a part of the Sonova Group since 2009. When the collaboration between Phonak and AB started, they combined expertise to make cutting-edge hearing technology available to those with hearing loss.

“We get hearing solutions that push the farthest boundaries of technology.”

The two hearing devices connect to the same Roger technology. They share a common fitting platform.

Read more: Understanding Phonak and Advanced Bionics hearing technology

Author Details
Mineli is an India-based writer with unilateral hearing loss and multilateral appreciation for all things silent. She’s a content writer by the day and a poet by night, and whenever there’s a moment free between the two, she takes off to the nearest forest for a quiet chat with the birds.