Starkey’s Genesis AI Wins Gold Globee Award in the 2023 American Business Awards

July 13, 2023

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey is proud to announce its all-new Genesis AI hearing aids have been named the Gold Globee® Award winner in the Health and Pharmaceuticals Product category of the 2023 American Business Awards. This annual international award recognizes outstanding products that set industry benchmarks in excellence. This is the second consecutive year Starkey has received this recognition and marks the fifth award won for the completely redesigned hearing technology since its launch this February. 

“At Starkey, product development begins by pushing the edge of what’s possible. We set out to engineer a product from the inside out, and as a result, we’ve created the smartest, most intuitive product, worthy of recognition for excellence. Congratulations to the entire Starkey team for this well-deserved honor.” 

–President and CEO Brandon Sawalich

Starkey’s Genesis AI is “leading the hearing industry in redefining the future of hearing health, not just with incremental improvements, but with breakthrough benefits”. The all-new Starkey Neuro Processor features “the industry’s most advanced processor technology which mimics the function of the central auditory system through a Deep Neural Network (DNN) on-chip accelerator and automatic functions”.

  • Smallest processor ever by Starkey, but also the most powerful with 6x more transistors.
  • Speed – the Starkey Neuro Processor operates quickly, efficiently, and quietly and is up to 4x faster than previous processors.
  • Less power, more processing – the processor is more efficient with power while delivering significantly higher processing.
  • Loaded with 5X more computational memory and 10X the amount of non-volatile memory.

About Starkey 

Starkey is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Founded by Bill Austin in 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 is the only American-owned provider of hearing technologies. The company has more than 5,000 employees, operates 29 facilities and does business in more than 100 markets worldwide.


Source: Starkey

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