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GN launches new know-how platform to handle the No.1 listening to assist problem: listening to speech in noise

BALLERUP, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GN Listening to, the worldwide chief in listening to assist innovation, at present declares the launch of ReSound OMNIA – a brand new listening to assist platform that may set a brand new commonplace in listening to know-how and enhance how folks work together with the world round them. ReSound OMNIA offers considerably higher listening to in noisy environments than any earlier ReSound listening to assist. Coupled with optimum consolation and seamless connection to gadgets, these advances give folks residing with listening to loss an answer that may assist them hear even the best particulars of sound extra simply.

Regardless of advances in listening to assist know-how during the last 10 years, listening to speech in noisy environments remains to be a problem for folks with listening to loss. In actual fact, 80% of people that put on listening to aids describe listening to in noise as a key problem.1 To handle this, ReSound OMNIA has been engineered to sound pure whereas nonetheless delivering 150% enchancment in speech understanding in comparison with present listening to aids.2,* In a scientific examine, 20% of respondents had points with the sound of their very own voice when carrying listening to aids.3 ReSound OMNIA additionally addresses this problem by enhancing the consumer’s notion of ‘personal voice’, so it sounds pure which contributes to greater satisfaction, resulting in improved retention of listening to aids.

For added sound efficiency and luxury, ReSound introduces Verify My Match, a brand new, first-of-its-kind characteristic within the ReSound Smart3D App. It offers customers steerage to put on their listening to aids appropriately by way of a fast ear selfie. Sporting listening to aids incorrectly can lead to as much as 11dB of sound escaping the ear, decreasing the flexibility to listen to significantly.4 Verify My Match additionally works with different ReSound listening to aids to assist folks take pleasure in sound totally with out pointless journeys to the audiologist.

At GN Listening to, we all know that listening to in noise and listening to assist consolation are each critically essential to listening to assist customers”, says GN Listening to CEO, Gitte Aabo. “The brand new ReSound OMNIA listening to aids present what we are able to obtain once we put the wants of every particular person consumer on the heart of our design course of. We handle the troublesome challenges corresponding to speech understanding in noise in order that they’ll take pleasure in each conversational nuance.”

Whether or not customers select to stream telephone calls or music to their ears, they’ll join naturally and listen to all of it with the best high quality by means of enhanced connectivity of ReSound OMNIA. Customers can take pleasure in hands-free, crystal-clear telephone calls on the contact of a button with iPhone and iPad**, and direct streaming from Android smartphones.

The brand new ReSound OMNIA listening to aids might be rolled out globally beginning with the US and Canada on August 25, 2022, together with the equal Beltone Obtain line-up, within the standard Receiver-in-Ear (RIE) fashion. The ReSound OMNIA listening to aids can be found in eight colours and in each rechargeable and non-rechargeable fashions. Additionally out there from August 25, 2022, are GN Listening to’s not too long ago launched Customized made by ReSound listening to aids in a Utterly-in-Canal (CIC) fashion, to handle extra wants with a very small match, crafted for ease of use and all-day consolation.

Teleconference:

GN will host a teleconference at 15:30 (3.30 pm) CEST, August 16, 2022. Please go to www.gn.com/investor to entry the teleconference. Presentation materials might be out there on the web site roughly one hour previous to the teleconference.

For extra data, go to the ReSound web site.

* The 150% enhance represents a 4.36db enhance in comparison with legacy ReSound listening to aids.

** ReSound OMNIA hands-free calls are appropriate with iPhone 11 or later, iPad Professional 12.9-inch (fifth technology), iPad Professional 11-inch (third technology), iPad Air (4th technology), and iPad mini (sixth technology) or later, with software program updates iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 or later.

1 MarkeTrak 10, 2019

2 Jespersen et al (2022)

3 Bennett et al (2020)

4 Yang et al (2022)

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About ReSound

ReSound is a recognised pioneer and innovator in listening to aids, which continues to set new requirements to make life sound higher for extra folks. A part of the GN Group, ReSound has distinctive entry to cutting-edge competences from the audio world which enriches its medical-grade options with a deep understanding of user-centric design and life-style wants. By putting folks on the heart of innovation, ReSound constantly introduces game-changing experiences corresponding to direct audio streaming from iPhone to listening to aids and distant care from listening to professionals by way of the consumer’s smartphone app. ReSound is a dedicated and trusted companion to main listening to care professionals in over 100 nations world wide serving to folks hear extra, do extra and be greater than they ever thought doable.

About GN Group

GN Group facilitates communication between folks by means of its clever listening to, audio, video, and gaming know-how. Impressed by folks and pushed by our innovation management, we leverage technological synergies to ship distinctive and more and more individualized consumer experiences in our merchandise and options.

150 years in the past, GN was based with a very progressive and world mindset. As we speak, we honor that legacy with world-leading experience within the human ear, audio, video and speech, wi-fi applied sciences, miniaturization, and collaborations with main know-how companions. GN’s options are marketed by the manufacturers ReSound, SteelSeries, Jabra, Beltone, Interton, BlueParrott, Danavox and FalCom in round 100 nations. Based in 1869, the GN Group employs 7,000 folks and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO). ​

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