Oticon Medical device honored for design

HANNOVER, GERMANY–An international panel of judges has selected Oticon Medical’s Ponto Pro Power to receive a 2012 iF Product Design Award.

Founded in 1953, the iF International Forum Design Awards program recognizes innovative product design. A jury of designers and entrepreneurs selected the 2012 recipients from among entries originating from more than 48 countries.

The Ponto Pro Power, a digital bone-anchored power processor, was cited for its design quality, innovation, functionality, and ergonomics. The product is designed for people with hearing loss due to malfunction of the ear canal or middle ear and patients with single-sided deafness.