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How Does the Widex EVOKE Hearing Aid Continue to Evolve?

Oliver Townend

November 19, 2018

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How does the Widex EVOKE hearing aid continue to evolve?

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The current machine learning algorithm, SoundSense Learn, learns each time the hearing aid wearer uses it. In time, we will start to identify patterns in the pathways of the learning processes of the algorithm. Through further analysis of this data, we are confident that SoundSense Learn will become more agile. This analysis will result in even faster learning. We will also look for patterns and trends showcasing what hearing aid wearers want from sounds in real-life. This will impact how we think about our future hearing aid sound. The future is very exciting, and the potential of smartphone connectivity is huge. 

This Ask the Expert is an excerpt from the interview, Evolve with Evoke: The World's First Real-Time Machine Learning Hearing Aid


oliver townend

Oliver Townend

Audiology Communication Manager, Widex AS, Lynge, Denmark

Oliver is responsible for audiological marketing and communication and brings to this role a broad and global audiology perspective in both public and private sectors over almost 10 years. His previous roles include Rehabilitation and Vestibular diagnostic audiologist at Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK and multiple sales & training roles for hearing aid manufacturers in European and Asian/Pacific markets.


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