Sonic announced that it has launched two new hearing solutions that are designed to deliver clear and natural sounds that make everyday interactions better: the Celebrate family of hearing solutions, and the Journey Super Power BTE. According to Sonic’s announcement, the Celebrate hearing products enhance speech with the capability to adjust the product’s advanced features, and amplification to address any situation. The company’s new Journey Super Power BTE is said to give people with extreme hearing loss more confidence in conversations. Both products are built on Sonic’s Speech Variable Processing and include new features including Frequency Transfer, Reverb Reduction, and updated wireless capabilities.
“We design hearing solutions that make everyday sounds better for people, no matter what their day-to-day situations,” says Joseph A. Lugara, president and chief operating officer, Sonic. “Like all Sonic solutions, new Celebrate and Journey are built on our sophisticated Speech Variable Processing Platform with a solid set of features from wireless connectivity options to binaural processing and, of course, outstanding sound quality.”
Sonic reports that the Celebrity family of products feature a variety of styles and models, as well as advanced features that help to preserve the soft nuances in spoken speech, separate speech from surrounding noise, and turn up the volume of speech frequencies that users want to hear. The new Reverb Reduction works to control the lingering “ring” that sounds can take on in large spaces, such as assembly halls or places of worship. The Airplane Environment addresses the challenges patients encounter in noisy airplane cabins, and the new Custom Environment allows hearing care professionals to tailor features and amplification to suit each patient’s unique listening situation. For patients with limited high frequency cochlear function, the new Frequency Transfer feature compresses high frequency input and shifts it to frequencies with better hearing to improve the overall audibility of speech cues.
Sonic reports that its advanced features also power the company’s new Journey Super Power BTE to help patients with extreme hearing loss feel more confident in everyday conversations. The Analog Volume Control precisely adjusts volume in 1 or 2 dB increments, providing fine control for patients with reduced dynamic range. The LED Visual Indicator makes it easy to confirm battery life, volume, and program changes.
Sonic also reports that the wireless capabilities of Celebrate and Journey Super Power BTE connect patients to a range of conveniences. New SoundGate 3 is the hub of connectivity accessories, linking to Bluetooth devices including mobile phones, music players, PCs, and more. According to Sonic, with SoundGate 3 and the new SoundLink App, patients can change volume, programs and listening sources with just a tap of their iPhone or Android smartphone. The SoundLink App is available for free download on the App Store and Google Play.