ReSound announced it has been named a winner in the 2020 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. 

According to the company, ReSound is “committed to developing ground-breaking connectivity, streaming technology, and pioneering innovation for people with hearing loss.” The Award “recognizes and celebrates ReSound’s landmark creation of the world’s first hearing aids capable of directly streaming audio with Bluetooth Low Energy from millions of smartphones and devices that run on the Android operating system*. ”

The streaming solution brings Bluetooth Low Energy streaming to both Android and Apple device users who wear Bluetooth hearing aids, such as ReSound LiNX Quattro.

“We are incredibly proud to be recognized for our innovation by the BIG Innovation Awards,” said Christina Molt-Wengel, senior vice president of global marketing at GN Hearing. “At ReSound, we want people with hearing loss to live their lives to the fullest and feel confident. We’re relentlessly striving to drive innovation forward by developing new solutions that benefit people around the world.”

“Innovation has become a major theme for organizations across virtually all industries and this year’s winners are a testament to the creativity, passion, and perseverance of individuals worldwide,” said Maria Jimenez, CEO of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to be honoring ReSound, as they are leading by example and making real progress on improving the daily lives of so many.”

Organizations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteer their time and expertise to score submissions.

*From Android version 10 with Bluetooth version 5.0.

Source: ReSound