The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd
has awarded be by ReSound, Bloomington, Minn, its annual GOOD DESIGN Award for innovative and cutting-edge design.

be features Invisible Open Technology™, which makes it virtually invisible on the ear.

The device sits naturally and indiscernibly in the ear and fits comfortably. The microphone and tubing are hidden in the ear’s natural contours, providing suppression of wind noise and removing the interference from eyeglasses that is sometimes associated with behind the-ear hearing instruments.

Past award winners include iPod Touch, iPod Classic, Mac Book Air, Wolf Appliance Company, and Dyson Ltd.

The Athenaeum has honored products and industry leaders for nearly 6 decades in the areas of design and manufacturing. Submissions are judged by a jury of design professionals, industry specialists, and design press, who focus on quality design of the highest form, function, and aesthetic.