Founded in 1956, Widex is a Danish manufacturer of hearing aids. Known for their trademark “Widex Sound,” Widex hearing aids provide wearers with clear quality and a rich spectrum of sound. Popular Widex hearing aid models include UNIQUE, DREAM, and SUPER (designed for severe to profound hearing loss). Models are available to be worn completely-in-canal, in-the-ear, receiver-in-canal, and behind-the-ear. Widex also offers Zen Tinnitus Therapy treatment, in their hearing aids as well as a standalone device. With fast sound processing speeds and noise cancellation features, Widex hearing aids accommodate varying degrees of hearing loss.
Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Starkey Hearing Technologies is an American owned and operated manufacturer known for their Halo Made for iPhone hearing aid and Z Series hearing aids. The Halo hearing aid connects to your iPhone to increase accessibility to hearing aid features, as well as phone conversations, music, and other media streamed directly to your ears. The Z Series offers Binaural Spatial Mapping and Acuity Directionality for a clear and natural listening experience. Starkey hearing aids treat varying degrees of hearing loss, available in invisible, receiver-in-canal, completely-in-canal, behind-the-ear, and in-the-ear styles. Tinnitus therapy is available through Multiflex Tinnitus Technology.
ReSound is a Danish manufacturer, founded in 1943. Committed to developing hearing solutions to help people rediscover hearing, ReSound hearing aids give wearers a natural listening experience with wireless connectivity. The LiNX2 Made for iPhone hearing aid allows wearers to stream phone calls and media directly to their ears, while also improving speech recognition and assisting the brain in its natural ability to process sound. The ENZO2 hearing aid is designed for wearers with higher degrees of hearing loss, and is worn behind-the-ear. LiNX2 is available in invisible-in-canal, in-the-ear, receiver-in-canal, and behind-the-ear styles.
Founded in 1947, Phonak is a Swiss hearing aid manufacturer committed to reconnecting people to their loved ones and their passions in life. Phonak is proud of their innovative hearing aid technology, from AudioZoom multi-microphone to the first Bluetooth-compatible hearing aid. Phonak hearing aids are equipped with Venture processing platform, designed to update features such as Comfort in Echo, Speech in Car, Ultra Zoom (sound focus), Tinnitus Balance, Speechi n Wind, Speech in 360 degrees, and Quick Sync. Phonak hearing aids are available in three main models: Audeo V (receiver-in-canal), Virto V (in-the-ear), and Bolero V (behind-the-ear).
Unitron is a Canadian manufacturer of hearing aids, founded in 1965. Unitron hearing aids are designed after extensive research conducted with collaborative partners in the hearing community. The latest processing platform from Unitron is North, with a greater dynamic range and quick speed to adapt flexibly in different sound environments. There are four main environments addressed: quiet, small group, crowd, and noise. Unitron models come in three main models: Stride, Moxi, and Max, functioning at different technology levels to treat different degrees of hearing loss: Entry, Mid-Range, Advanced, and Premium. Styles available include behind-the-ear, in-the-ear, receiver-in-canal, and completely-in-canal.
Danish manufacturer Oticon was founded in 1904 and has provided innovative hearing solutions for over a century. With their mission of “People first,” Oticon has built technology based on the way our brains hear. BrainHearing Technology uses four main features to provide clear hearing: SpeechGuard E for speech recognition; Spatial Sound to simulate natural binaural hearing; FreeFocus to provide flexibility and determine relevant sounds; and YouMatic, for a personalized listening experience. Oticon hearing aids are available in many different models, with bestsellers that include Alta2, Ria 2, and Nera2. Styles available are behind-the-ear, in-the-ear, completely-in-canal, and invisible-in-canal.
Siemens is one of the world’s oldest hearing aid manufacturers, founded in 1847 in Berlin. Siemens was the first to produce behind-the-ear hearing aids (1959), in-the-ear hearing aids (1966), and the first hearing aid to outperform normal hearing, the Siemens binax. Simulating natural binaural hearing, Siemens hearing aids rely on four microphones that share audio data for a rich listening experience. Siemens has many hearing aid models, based on the style they are worn. Behind-the-ear options include Motion, Nitro, Orion 2, Lotus, and Aquarius (the first fully waterproof hearing aid). Receiver-in-canal models are Ace, Pure, Carat, and Orion, while in-the-ear models are Nitro, Orion 2, Intuis 2, and Lotus. Tinnitus therapy is also available.
In addition to these major hearing aid manufacturers, South Coast Hearing also offers hearing aids by Rexton, ExSilent, Bernafon, and Sonic Innovations. Ask us for more details.