MED-EL USA Announces Availability of SONNET 2 Audio Processor with MAESTRO 8 Software

MED-EL USA has announced that the new SONNET 2 audio processor is now available. Because MED-EL cochlear implants are engineered for future-readiness, recipients with any MED-EL internal system can enjoy the benefits of the new SONNET 2. The processors are programmed using the recently FDA-approved MAESTRO 8 software that has been optimized for audiologists with…

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iotaMotion Submits De Novo Application To FDA for Cochlear Implant Insertion System

IOWA CITY, IOWA — iotaMotion, Inc., an early-stage medical technology startup spun out of the University of Iowa’s Otolaryngology Department, announced this past week that the company has filed a De Novo application seeking FDA authorization to market in the US its cochlear implant insertion system. The company is said to be utilizing the FDA’s…

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Direct Streaming to Hearing Aids from Android Phones Now Available. GN and Cochlear Become First to Offer Feature

BALLERUP, DENMARK – A little over a year after announcing a partnership with Google to bring the “full spectrum of direct audio streaming from Android devices to hearing aids”, GN Hearing and Google today announce world-first support for direct streaming from Android™ devices to hearing devices using Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE). This will make GN…

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In First, FDA Approves MED-EL Cochlear Implant Systems for Single-Sided Deafness and Asymmetric Hearing Loss

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — MED-EL USA announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s cochlear implant system for single-sided deafness (SSD) and asymmetric hearing loss (AHL). The approval represents the first and only time that cochlear implants have been approved for these indications in the United States.   Treating…

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Cochlear Receives FDA Approval for Nucleus Profile Plus Implant and Expanded Connectivity Features in Nucleus 7 Processor

CENTENNIAL, COLORADO — Hearing implant maker, Cochlear Limited, announced this week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) has approved the new Cochlear™ Nucleus® Profile™ Plus Series Cochlear Implant and the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor’s new built-in connectivity featuring direct streaming with compatible Android™ smartphones. According to the company’s press release, the Nucleus Profile…

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New Microphone Technology to be launched by Phonak and Advanced Bionics for Improved Hearing in Noise

Phonak and Advanced Bionics announced a new microphone technology this week that is said to help people with hearing aids and cochlear implants hear better, especially in noisy environments. Called MultiBeam Technology, the new approach could soon be applied in future advanced wireless microphones. The initial study results with patients have show significant improvements in…

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