Valencia, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2010
Advanced Bionics, the only U.S.-based manufacturer of cochlear implants (or "bionic ears"), is pleased to announce the approval and subsequent launch of the Harmony (TM) sound processor for C1 recipients.
Offering C1.0 and C1.2 cochlear implant recipients AB's most sophisticated sound processing system, the Harmony sound processor is designed to provide the best hearing experience possible, while helping recipients achieve better learning, stronger connections with family and friends, and a fuller appreciation of life's incredible soundtrack.
"The entire Advanced Bionics team is devoted to improving technology and delivering superior hearing performance for all of our recipients," said Dr. Gerhard Roehrlein, CTO of Advanced Bionics. "We're proud to fulfill our promise to bring this advanced technology to our first-generation recipients."
The Harmony sound processor from AB is designed to provide C1 recipients with these important benefits:
- Better sound quality
- Easier-to-use controls
- T-Mic(TM) Microphone for more naturally focused hearing
- Built-in T-coil for optimized sound
- Water-resistant, reliable design
- Effortless quick-connect earhooks, including the exclusive iConnect(TM), which provides a cable-free connection to FM systems
- Customized looks with 20 colorful Harmony caps and covers as well as thousands of Skinit designs to choose from
- Flexible wearing options, including fully on-the-ear or completely off-the-ear with the assistance of the KinderClip(TM)
The Harmony HiResolution Bionic Ear System features sophisticated technology to bring clearer, high-resolution sound to the severely-to-profoundly deaf. Developed for the best possible hearing experience any time, anywhere, Harmony is designed to help recipients hear well in everyday settings like busy offices, noisy classrooms, and bustling restaurants.
To learn more about Harmony upgrade opportunities, contact Advanced Bionics by phone at 877.829.0026 (TTY 800.678.3575) or email at customerservice(at)AdvancedBionics(dot)com.
About Advanced Bionics
Advanced Bionics is a global leader in developing one of the most advanced cochlear implant systems in the world. Founded in 1993 and partnered with Phonak under the Sonova Group in 2009, AB is the only American company developing cutting-edge cochlear implant technology that restores hearing to the deaf and allows recipients to hear their best.
AB has one of the most sophisticated cochlear implant systems on the market, the Harmony HiResolution Bionic Ear System, with five times more sound resolution than its competitors, designed to allow recipients to go beyond deciphering speech to hearing music.
With sales in over 50 countries and a proven track record for developing high-performing, state-of-the-art products, AB's talented group of technologists and professionals from all over the world are driven to succeed, work with integrity, and stay firmly committed to quality.
To learn more about AB and its revolutionary cochlear implant technology, please visit AdvancedBionics.com.