Phonak is owned by Sonova, a Swiss company. Sonova owns Phonak, Unitron, Lyric and Advanced Bionics. Phonak has a complete line of entry level to high-end digital hearing aids. They are also the leading manufacturer of a comprehensive line of FM systems (wireless communication) for the hearing industry today. We performed the first study of adult FM in 2001, which was published in Hearing Review and presented this to the Academy of Doctors of Audiologists in 2002.
What's new at Phonak?
Phonak Virto V delivers unparalled performance and customization. Virto V delivers the best hearing performance in every listening situation. Wherever you are, your hearing aids will automatically and seamlessly adapt in real time to optimize your settings based on your exact listening environment with AutoSense OS. Binaural VoiceStream Technology sends speech from one ear to the other, allowing you to hear better and understand more in even the most challenging listening environments. Phonak’s dedication to continuously challenging the limits of technology has successfully resulted in a more discreet and innovative custom hearing aid to meet your specific needs. Crafted to fit perfectly into your ear canal, the state-of-the art 3-D printing technology is used to precisely create each shell, layer by layer. Once this is complete, the components are skillfully hand placed inside, resulting in a hearing aid which is as unique as you are.
Audéo™ B and Audéo™ B-R Sound is all around and changes constantly depending on where you are. This is what makes listening a real challenge and the task hearing aids have to perform very complex. What makes Audéo B and Audéo B-R so special is a unique operating system called AutoSense OS. It senses your surroundings and adjusts your hearing aids every step of the way. Just turn them on and the rest is automatic.It doesn’t matter where you are or what you’re doing. The Audéo B hearing aids were created to simplify your life. And now with the new rechargeable Audéo B-R, you can enjoy 24 hours* of hearing with one simple charge. The Audéo B-R is the quickest charging, long lasting rechargeable hearing aid. It has a groundbreaking built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery. *Expected results when fully charged, and up to 80 minutes wireless streaming time.
Bolero V has been developed to automatically adapt to your sound environment and gives you the freedom to seamlessly move from one listening situation to another. Whether you’re in a noisy restaurant, car, concert hall, or simply sitting at home, Bolero V makes listening effortless and doesn't require any manual interaction - giving you the feeling that you are not wearing a hearing aid. Exceptional speech understanding in various situations will keep you connected throughout the day, which makes interacting and engaging a real pleasure.
Phonak Roger Pen is a cutting-edge wireless microphone that enables people with hearing loss to hear and understand more speech in loud noise and over distance. Built on game changing Roger technology, this fully automated solution is proven to perform better than any wireless microphone in the industry. It also features Bluetooth for cell phone calling, and can also be used to listen to TV and multimedia.
With EasyCall, clients can benefit from improved speech intelligibly on their cell phone with a simple click of a button. Patients do not have to worry about the phone brand. EasyCall works with any Bluetooth enabled phone, even with non-smartphones.