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ReSound Strengthens Smart Hearing Portfolio with New Mini BTE


World’s First Internet-Connected Hearing Aid Now Available with Even More Options for Users.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark--()--Today, ReSound® introduced a new model to the award-winning ReSound LiNX2™ family: the world's only mini behind-the-ear (BTE) model to feature Made for iPhone. In addition, the mini BTE also features telecoil capabilities. ReSound LiNX2 is the world’s first internet-connected hearing aid, connecting to the internet to locate misplaced hearing aids. This new model enhances the award-winning ReSound Smart Hearing portfolio, giving users even more choices to meet individual preferences and hearing loss needs.

The new ReSound LiNX2 Mini BTE hearing aid (Photo: Business Wire).

The launch of the ReSound LiNX2 mini BTE builds on ReSound’s successes at IFA 2016, world's leading trade show for consumer electronics, where the company recently participated to demonstrate its Smart Hearing solutions. During this year’s show in Berlin, ReSound was recognized as a leader in innovative hearing care technology, securing two new awards for its Smart Hearing solutions:

  • UX Design Awards 2016 – Winner, ReSound Up Smart™ and ReSound Multi Mic™
  • ShowStoppers @ IFA 2016, IHS Markit Innovation Awards – Health, Fitness and Wearables – Winner, ReSound

“We are proud again to be at the forefront of the hearing industry by creating the world’s only mini BTE hearing aid with Made for iPhone and telecoil capabilities,” said Anders Hedegaard, president and CEO of GN Hearing. “Once again, ReSound is bringing to market a solution that was not previously available to users. We want to empower people to hear more than they ever thought possible, and we will continue to push the limits of what is possible for hearing care in pursuit of this goal.”

ReSound LiNX2 is the only internet connected and Made for iPhone hearing aid available in a complete lineup of models allowing users the freedom to choose their preferred style. The new ReSound LiNX2 mini BTE model will bring the superior sound quality and connectivity of ReSound Smart Hearing aids to even more people looking for an effortless, natural hearing experience. Since 2007, ReSound has led the industry in removing tunnel hearing with its advanced asymmetrical directionality approach, opening up the world of sound for users.

The ReSound LiNX2 mini BTE is available in the U.S. market as of September 1 and will launch globally on October 1.

ReSound Smart Hearing solutions are available through a global network of hearing professionals. Consumers looking for more information about ReSound hearing aids can visit www.resound.com or the ReSound Expo Page on AudiologyOnline.

About ReSound

People with hearing loss are at the heart of everything we do. Our award-winning ReSound Smart Hearing aids help people feel more involved, connected and in control. In an ever smarter world, we think big and challenge the norm so that we can transform lives through the power of sound. Available exclusively through audiologists and hearing care professionals.

ReSound® is part of the GN Group – pioneering great sound from world-leading ReSound hearing aids to Jabra office headsets and sports headphones. Founded in 1869, employing over 5,000 people, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen, GN makes life sound better.