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Starkey Livio Edge AI Wins 2021 MUSE Design Award

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced that the Livio Edge AI has won a 2021 MUSE Design Award in the Product Design category.

The MUSE Design Awards is an international competition for designers whose craftsmanship shifts paradigms. Judges decide winners based on criteria that includes creativity, innovation and quality.

“We are very pleased to earn this recognition for our design achievements. By believing in better innovation and technology, we’ve paved the way for cutting-edge products that truly help people live better lives. I’d like to thank the Starkey team for its relentless pursuit of excellence and offer my congratulations on this well-deserved honor.”

–Brandon Sawalich, Starkey President and CEO

Starkey’s Livio Edge AI hearing aids use artificial intelligence to optimize for speech understanding. With a simple double tap, Edge Mode instantaneously conducts an AI-based analysis of the acoustic environment and makes immediate adjustments. As a Healthable hearing aid, it also allows users to take a proactive approach to their health and wellness with brain and body activity tracking. It tracks daily steps, measures movement and monitors vigorous physical activity. It also monitors the brain-health benefits of wearing hearing aids by tracking active listening. 


About Starkey 

Starkey is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Owned by Bill Austin since 1967, Starkey is known for its innovative design, development and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Led today by President and CEO Brandon Sawalich, Starkey has more than 5,000 employees, operates 28 facilities and does business in more than 100 markets worldwide. Learn more at

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