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What are the digital demands of Gen Z?

Smart and Switched on: Gen Z hearing aid wearers Today’s teens are digital natives, and they need connectivity. Generation Z is the world’s first generation of true “digital natives,” and to them, a smartphone is not a piece of technology, but simply, part of life. They don’t know a world without high-speed internet and social […]

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January 2019 Tips & Tricks

Provide Live, Automated Captions to Students With Hearing Loss Helping students understand in the modern classroom is critical — and not always easy. Our Roger for Education portfolio can improve understanding through ear level solutions, Soundfield solutions and now through classroom speech-to-text solutions. Learn more about using Roger with speech-to-text vendors, like Microsoft and Interact […]

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Understanding Unilateral Hearing Loss in Children

Understanding Unilateral Hearing Loss in Children By Whitney Adamson, Phonak Product Manager, Marketing In just four decades, our understanding of Unilateral Hearing Loss (UHL) in children has grown tremendously, aided in part by the widespread implementation of universal newborn hearing screenings, which allow for earlier identification. At the same time, there is still so much to […]

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Where is Leo?

Where in the World Is Leo? 

Where in the World Is Leo?  Leo, our lovable plush lion, is tired of the cold weather and decided to start his summer break early. He’s packed his suitcase and is on the road for new adventures.   While he won’t be back until the fall, we would love to see his summertime travels. Encourage parents […]

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February Field Study

Children Prefer Our Noise Management Technologies

Children Prefer Our Noise Management Technologies Research has clearly shown that children who have hearing loss frequently experience communication difficulties in noisy situations. Quite possibly the most compelling finding is the fact that an overwhelming majority of children expressed a strong preference for the combined use of adaptive directional microphone technology — the Phonak proprietary […]

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Pediatric Hearing Aids

Phonak Hearing Aids Platform Expands Into Power and Pediatrics

Phonak Hearing Aids Platform Expands Into Power and Pediatrics Belong™ extension includes rechargeable options for both hearing aid portfolios. Phonak announced on Feb. 14, 2018, its extension of our latest-generation Belong platform with Naída™ B and Sky™ B hearing aids. Each portfolio also includes the addition of a lithium-ion rechargeable option, freeing patients from the […]

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Phonak Pediatric Insights

New Pediatric Research Opens a Doorway for Children With Hearing Loss 

New Pediatric Research Opens a Doorway for Children With Hearing Loss  Hearing healthcare is now in a new era.  According to Dr. Carol Flexer, Ph.D., while it’s important to understand the anatomy and physiology of the ear, it’s more important to understand how the brain interprets linguistic elements.   “The ear is the structure that captures […]

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