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Widex Announces Upgrade to Moment App

Widex USA Inc announced that wearers of the company’s Widex MOMENT family of hearing aids can now stream music, calls, and other content from Android smartphones, thanks to an upgrade to its Widex MOMENT App.

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Widex Launches My Sound AI Features

Widex USA Inc announced Widex My Sound, a portfolio of AI features including a new solution that “instantly enables intelligent customization of the company’s Widex MOMENT hearing aids based on a users’ activity and listening intent.”

Efficacy of Directional Microphones in Open Fittings Under Realistic Signal-to-Noise Ratios Using Widex MOMENT Hearing Aids

PureSound with ZeroDelay technology has been designed to shorten hearing aid processing delays to less than 0.5 ms across frequencies and therefore greatly enhance the sound quality, particularly for large-vent or open fittings—fittings that can reduce the effectiveness of directional microphones. This study shows the PureSound program on the MOMENT hearing aid is as effective as the premium products of two other manufacturers for managing speech understanding in noise at realistic SNRs.

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Reducing Hearing Aid Delay for Optimal Sound Quality: A New Paradigm in Processing

Sound quality in digital hearing aids is often compromised due to signal-processing delay and the resulting “comb-filter effect.” To change this, Widex recently introduced a new solution, designed particularly for mild-to-moderate hearing losses, which employs an ultralow delay. This results in a sound quality that has, until now, been unattainable in digital hearing aids. This article describes the physics of hearing aid delay, and presents a field study on the sound quality experience of the new system.

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Widex Launches Moment Hearing Device

The Widex Moment platform achieves this hearing experience by leveraging two distinct signal pathways. The ‘classic’ Widex signal pathway is paired with a second ultra-fast signal pathway that adds extra gearing to the platform, the company says.

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WS Audiology is ‘First Hearing Aid Company’ to Receive Eu MDR Certification

The certification process at WS Audiology, with hearing aids and related software in scope, started with on-site audits in October and November of 11 sites in Europe, the US, China, and Singapore. During these audits, the company reports that its new quality management system was reviewed by notified body TüV Süd to ensure compliance to the EU Medical Device Regulation.

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When One Size Does Not Fit All: Special Hearing Solutions for Special Occasions

Hearing aids continue to offer special programs for special listening needs. But just how good are these programs, and what types of preferences do hearing aid wearers have when using them? This study compares two special programs with the Universal program in Widex EVOKE hearing aids. Along with some revealing insights into fitting individual patients, the results demonstrated that both special programs performed the job they were designed to do, and the overall study shows the potential benefits of providing special programs for special listening situations and individual preferences.

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