Wien.Hören - Listening to the variety of sounds in the cosmopolitan city of Vienna
MED-EL Vienna celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. gehört.gelesen spoke with DI Ewald Thurner,
More lobbying and engagement by and for cochlear implant users Robert Mandara, Vice
Hearing training with a cochlear implant: do you know why it is important?
Excessive use of smartphones by mothers of young children can impair, among other things, the linguistic and communicative development of the affected children.
The results with hearing implants and with conventional hearing aids are constantly improving and the limits of use of these different systems are in a constant change.
On the last day of the Austrian ENT Congress, in September 2021 in Innsbruck, the focus was on the medium-term and distant future of hearing rehabilitation.
With the current generation of Samsung smartphones, you can talk on the phone or listen to music with both ears at the same time - even if you hear with a cochlear implant on one and a hearing aid on the other side!
Dr. Ruth Zöhrer studied medicine and has a PhD in biology. Today, she is involved in studies that measure, among other things, how hearing implants affect the quality of life of the CI users.
In September, the first robot-assisted cochlear implantation in the German-speaking area took place in Vienna.
Functionality and attractive design of visible parts of cochlear implants help the acceptance of hearing aids, making it easier for the affected to live with it and for the candidates to make their decision.
Reading and writing are focal points of elementary school and the basis of later education.
For over 30 years, MED-EL is an internationally renowned example of synthesis of research and development in medical technology. A new compendium provides an exciting overview of the most important research areas of the company.
Scientific evidence managed to cofirm that it was possible to understand speech with a cochlear implant flawlessly. But the question "HOW naturally do the users hear?" remained unanswered.
Today we are talking from the heart of production of Cochlear Implants: the Implant Development. The experts expain how cochlear implants are developed.
Manufacturers of cochlear implants are announcing many innovations for the next few years. On the other hand, users' requests seem almost modest: simple audio accessories and more focus on music.
Find out more on how cochlear implants can relieve persistent ear noise (tinnitus) in single-sided hearing loss.
Knowledge and good education are very important for people with hearing implants for a better life success.
New program for MED-EL cochlear implants called MAESTRO 9.0 improves fidelity and enhances user hearing experience.
Austrian company MED-EL proudly presents many innovations in hearing implants as well as their use for customers.
Wireless streaming will be possible for all SONNET users – with no other accessories. It is made possible by a special case for the battery compartment: AudioStream.
Cochlear Implant Audio processor RONDO 3 combines simple handling and wireless battery operation of the single-unit audio processor with innovative, state of the art sound processing.
MED-EL became the first manufacturer of hearing implants in the world to be certified according to the new EU medical products regulations in March 2020.
Where different hearing devices are used on each side, we speak of bimodal hearing.
SAMBA 2 learns independently what settings you prefer in various hearing situations and sets itself automatically to them.
With the new application AudioKey, users can control their MED-EL SONNET or SONNET 2 directly from their smartphone.
It is not just cognitive or emotional impairments that can influence the development of social skills, hearing ability also plays a part in that.
The ability to hear with both ears is a duplication with a back-up. Users expect their implant to be reliable and safe - bilateral users expect that twice as much.
Our second ear is more than just a backup for our hearing: it significantly facilitates our everyday life. This is why experts call for hearing restoration in both ears.
For people with single-sided deafness various hearing solutions are available. The results from a study of the Upper Austrian Hospital Wels-Grieskirchen may help you make a choice.
About half the cochlear implant (CI) recipients use a hearing aid in the other ear. To ensure that these two different hearing systems work together well, the CI needs to replicate natural hearing.
Cochlear implants are designed to help develop these essential everyday life abilities in people with unilateral hearing loss.
AudioLink is a wireless all-rounder that makes enjoying music with cochlear implants more comfortable.