Hearing Technology Innovator Awards


Start here to cast your votes for the Hearing Technology Innovator Awards™. Voting will be open for a 2-week period, starting September 11th and ending on September 25th. Submissions receiving the most votes in each category will be declared winners.

You can vote once in each available category every 24 hours until the close of the voting period.

Winners will be announced in November. Category winners will be recognized and the “Innovator of the Year” award winner will be announced during the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) Audacity 2023 conference, which will take place in Bonita Springs, Florida on November 2-5, 2023. 


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The Assistive Technologies and Software category recognizes products and services designed to enhance accessibility for people with hearing loss. This category encompasses a wide range of technologies–from smartphone apps, to captioning software and much more. Cast your vote for the most deserving innovation in this year’s contest.

Olelo by Sorenson

Captioning Tech: Mobile app

InnoCaption

Captioning Tech: Mobile app

NALscribe

Captioning Tech: Mobile app

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Captioning Tech: Mobile app

myPhonak Jr. app

Mobile apps for hearing devices

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Mobile apps for hearing devices

XRAI Glass

Captioning tech: Device

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Captioning tech: Device

ListenWIFI

Personal amplification: mobile apps

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Personal amplification: mobile apps

Orsana

Personal amplification: software

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Personal amplification: software

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The potential of implantable devices for habilitation of hearing loss is immense. This category recognizes the most significant advancements in auditory implant technology, including percutaneous and transcutaneous bone conduction aids, and cochlear implants. Please cast your vote for the most deserving innovation in this year’s contest.

Cochlear™ Osia® System featuring OSI300 Implant


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Auditory Implants

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The Equipment category recognizes clinical technologies that elevate the level of care for people with hearing loss. This could include new or improved screening and diagnostic devices, verification, validation and (re)habilitation technologies. Cast your vote for the most deserving equipment innovation for this year’s contest.

Auditdata Measure – Primus

Hearing & Balance

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Hearing & Balance

Redux Pro & Redux Pro Link

Verification & Validation

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Verification & Validation

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No technology has greater potential to improve the lives of people with hearing loss than hearing aids. Hearing aid technology has progressed at dizzying speed since the introduction of ear-level digital hearing instruments in 1996. Please cast your vote for the most innovative hearing aid technology in this year’s contest.

All-Day Clear Slim

DTC/ OTC hearing aids: RIC or BTE

Orka Two Hearing Aids

DTC/ OTC hearing aids: RIC or BTE

Lexie B2 OTC Hearing Aids

DTC/ OTC hearing aids: RIC or BTE

TUNED™

DTC/ OTC hearing aids: RIC or BTE

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OTC hearing aids: RIC/BTE

Ceretone Core One

DTC/ OTC hearing aids: In the ear

Lucid Hearing Tala OTC Hearing Aid

DTC/OTC hearing aids: In the ear

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OTC hearing aids: In the ear

Oticon Real™

RIC hearing aids

Widex Moment Sheer

RIC hearing aids

ReSound OMNIA

RIC hearing aids

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RIC hearing aids

Phonak Sky Lumity

BTE hearing aids

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BTE hearing aids

Genesis AI

Custom hearing aids

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Custom hearing aids

Phonak Slim Lumity

Hearing aid design

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Hearing aid design

LINNER Deluxe OTC Hearing Aids+D22

Non-traditional

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Non-traditional

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This category recognizes the most significant advancements in hearing conservation. Please cast your vote for the most deserving innovation in this year’s contest.

SoundProtex Plus

Acoustic Hearing Protection

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Acoustic Hearing Protection

ULTRACOMM Aware

Hearing Protection Software

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Hearing Protection Software

Talk Through Your Ears® for TeamTalk™

Electronic hearing protection

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Electronic hearing protection

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Personal listening devices encompass a broad range of non-prescriptive technologies designed to amplify sounds for people with hearing loss. These include personal amplifiers, hearables and other wearable listening systems. Please cast your vote for the most deserving innovation in this year’s awards.

Roger On V2

Remote mic technology

Widex Sound Assist

Remote mic technology

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Remote mic technology

UE PREMIER

In-Ear Monitors

3DME

In-Ear Monitors

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In-Ear Monitors

ConC 400

Hearables/wireless earbuds

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Hearables/wireless earbuds

Neosensory Clarify

Wearable listening device

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Wearable listening device

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This category recognizes the most significant advancements in the delivery of hearing healthcare. Please cast your vote for the most deserving innovation in this year’s contest.

Sound Storm app

Hearing & Auditory Rehabilitation


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Hearing & Auditory Rehabilitation

Neosensory Duo

Tinnitus Management: Device


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Tinnitus Management: Device

Widex Zen

Tinnitus Management: Mobile app


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Tinnitus Management: Mobile app

Widex SoundRelax

Tinnitus Management: Hearing Aid


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Tinnitus Management: Hearing Aid

OtoSet® 2.0 Ear Cleaning System

Clinical Products


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Clinical Products

EarScript

Clinical Products: Software


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Clinical Products: Software

TunedCare Platform

Patient Education, telehealth and remote care


Beltone's Great Start 30-Day Patient Onboarding Program

Patient Education, telehealth and remote care


Audicus Premier

Patient Education, telehealth and remote care


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Patient Education, telehealth and remote care

Auditdata Manage

Practice Management


Suno

Practice Management


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Practice Management

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Considerable innovations have been made in recent years in order to preserve hearing and prevent hearing loss. A number of promising hearing therapeutics are currently under investigation. Please cast your vote for the most deserving innovation in this year’s contest.

Spiral Therapeutics 

Drug Delivery Platform

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Drug Delivery Platform

AC102

Hearing Loss Treatment

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Hearing Loss Treatment

Voting and Awards

Following closure of the submission period, nominees will be put up for a public vote in September. Voting will be open for a 2-week period and submissions receiving the most votes within each subcategory will be declared winners.

The overall “Innovator of the Year” winner will be determined by an international panel of highly qualified judges, which will decide from among the winners, the submission most deserving of recognition based upon 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

Winners will be announced in November. Category winners will be recognized and the “Innovator of the Year” award winner will be announced during the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) Audacity 2023 conference, which will take place in Bonita Springs, Florida on November 2-5, 2023.