2023 Hearing Technology Innovator Awards – Winners Announced!

2023 hearing technology innovator award winners
November 3, 2023

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), an online resource for hearing professionals and consumers with hearing loss, has today announced the winners of its fourth annual Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™. Through the annual awards program, HHTM honors technological innovation and achievement in the hearing industry.

This year’s competition reached new heights, attracting submissions from a diverse array of pioneering companies worldwide, including both emerging startups and established industry giants.

“This year’s Awards have highlighted an impressive spectrum of innovation, creativity, and inspiration. Innovations like these are instrumental in advancing progress across the industry.”

Dr. Robert Traynor, Member of the 2023 Awards Judge’s Panel

Category Winners

Hearing Aids

Personal Listening Device

Assistive Technology & Software


Service Delivery

Auditory Implants

Hearing Conservation


Innovator of the Year: ASI Audio by Sensaphonics

This year’s Innovator of the Year title has been awarded to ASI Audio by Sensaphonics for the company’s 3DME In-Ear-Monitor (IEM) system.

The company received the most votes by an international panel of independent judges, based on the following criteria:

  • Innovation – Technology that represents novel thinking in addressing habilitation of acquired hearing loss, its treatment and delivery.
  • Effectiveness – Technological advances that best address limitations of previous generations of technology
  • Efficiency – Advances that best close the distance between hearing care and the end-user
  • Utility – Innovation that promotes greater ease of use by the end-user and/or practitioner

“The 3DME Gen2 is an in-ear monitoring system that allows musicians to both protect their hearing and also enhance it through wide band, built in, external microphones that are controlled by a smartphone app. ASI Audio by Sensaphonics is a company dedicated to the prevention of hearing disorders in the music industry. We are honored to be chosen as Innovator of the Year”

–Dr. Michael Santucci, CEO and President of ASI Audio and Sensaphonics,

About the Hearing Technology Innovator Awards

The Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™ is an international awards program designed to recognize and celebrate innovation within the hearing industry. Since its inception, the program has helped raise over $25,000 for hearing charities. Learn more at https://hearinghealthmatters.org/hearing-technology-innovator-awards/

About HHTM

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) provides timely information and lively insights to anyone who cares about hearing loss. Readers and contributors are drawn from many sectors of the hearing field, including practitioners, researchers, manufacturers, educators, and, importantly, consumers with hearing loss and those who love them. By involving all these groups, we hope to bridge the gaps in knowledge that so often divide them. 

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