HearingLife Now Offers Oticon Own™

9/6/2022

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SOMERSET, NJ – HearingLife is proud to announce they are offering the new Oticon Own™, the world’s first custom hearing aid with an onboard Deep Neural Network. Oticon Own comes in a full range of discreet styles, from full shells down to our smallest invisible IIC hearing aids, to match your personal preferences.

Life-changing technology in an in-the-ear hearing aid

The new Oticon Own is a fully customized in-the-ear hearing aid that works more like your brain because it learned through experience.* Built using BrainHearing™ technology and designed for discreetness, Oticon Own offers a truly personalized listening experience.

“Oticon Own is a big upgrade for current custom hearing aid users,” said Dr. Leslie Soiles, Chief Audiologist for HearingLife. “Not only is the onboard technology the best Oticon has to offer, but the wide range of sizes and colors available mean that those who want a discreet hearing aid can get one.”

Oticon Own is the world’s smallest hearing aid with a Deep Neural Network (DNN) embedded on the chip.* The DNN was trained on 12 million real-life sounds to give your brain more of the information it needs to make sense of sound. This means that even when you are in a complex listening environment – like a restaurant, or a meeting at the office – Oticon Own will help you navigate what you need to hear, and reduce your listening effort**, so it’s easier for your brain to take on other tasks. That means your devices do the work for you, enabling you to enjoy what’s happening around you and getting the most out of your connection to the world and loved ones.

Discreet in-the-ear hearing aid — made for you

“There’s no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to hearing aids – that’s why HearingLife takes the time with every customer to complete a full hearing assessment, discuss lifestyle and preferences and recommend the hearing aid that will help each person achieve their best hearing potential,” said Soiles. “Adding the Oticon Own range of options to our offices gives us even more ways to help more people hear better.”

With styles ranging from a full shell down to the smallest IIC (invisible-in-the-canal), there is an Oticon Own style to suit your individual needs. For ultimate discreetness, the IIC is completely invisible for 9 out of 10 ears.1 Now you can focus on what matters most with complete confidence.

Connectivity for today’s lifestyle

Whether it is with friends, family or colleagues, staying connected matters. Oticon Own was made for seamless connections to a variety of your favorite devices. Enjoy the convenience of two-way hands-free communication with select iPhone® and iPad® devices and direct streaming from select Android™ devices.2 With Oticon Own, you also get a wide range of connectivity options for a high-quality listening experience in everyday situations, so you can go through your day with more confidence and convenience.

To find out if Oticon Own is right for you, it’s easy to schedule your complimentary hearing assessment through online booking at HearingLife.com.

 

ABOUT HEARINGLIFE

HearingLife is a national hearing care company and part of the Demant Group, a global leader in hearing healthcare built on a heritage of care, health, and innovation since 1904. HearingLife operates over 650 hearing care centers across 42 states. We follow a scientific, results-oriented approach to hearing healthcare that is provided by highly skilled and caring professionals. Our vision is to help more people hear better through life-changing hearing health delivered by the best personalized care. To learn more, visit www.hearinglife.com

*DNN is only available in Oticon Own 1, 2 and 3.

**Reduction in listening effort is measured with peak pupil dilation. Rumley et al. (2022). Oticon Own evidence. Oticon whitepaper

1Rumley et al. (2022). Oticon Own evidence. White paper.

2Only available in styles with 2.4 GHz. Android devices need to support ASHA to allow direct connectivity to Oticon Own. iPhone and iPad devices need to support two-way hands-free communication. Please visit Oticon.com/support/compatibility for more information and to see which devices are compatible.