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What are the Benefits of Hansaton's new easeHD Hearing Instruments?

Robert Eastman

October 19, 2015

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What do Hansaton's new easeHD instruments offer my patients with hearing loss?

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Thank you for your question.  We launched our ease product line in April that has enabled us to leverage the strengths of Sonova’s technology.  Sonova has already proven to be a great partner for us at Hansaton.  It’s been a very collaborative relationship, where they have enabled us to do what we do well, and take it to the next level. 

The ease is a full product line of hearing instruments.   We launched a new generation of instruments - sound, jam and beat.  The sound is our RIC family available in four performance classes.  The jam consists of our BTE and custom solutions in four performance classes, and the beat is our power BTE family for patients with severe hearing loss.  

On June 18th, we launched our newest technology platform, easeHD.  This latest chipset delivers a first class, high performance hearing experience through intelligent, energy-efficient signal processing.  In other words, easeHD provides High Definition (HD) technology for the ears.  The first products we’ve launched on this platform are soundHD S312 and soundHD 13 RIC systems.  More products will be launched on this platform in the fall. 

soundHD S312, pearl white

soundHD S312, pearl white.

easeHD is powered by a much faster and more efficient chip.  The brain in easeHD is AutoSurround, which delivers world class binaural signal processing.  It uses input from the classifier for a more precise identification of the acoustic situation, as well as from SoundOptimizer HD and SpeechBeam+.  The end result of this complex system is simply high-resolution signal processing resulting in natural hearing for the wearer.   I should also mention that easeHD has Sound Restore frequency compression to help restore audibility.

What software is required to fit these new products?

Bob:    Our new fitting software, Scout, is extremely fast, easy, intuitive and precise.  It helps professionals ensure a successful fitting, and actually supports them through the whole process from the hearing aid selection, to fitting, and adding optional accessories.

What accessories are available with easeHD?

Bob: There are a host of accessories available for things like watching television, or listening to audio from your computer, MP3 player, cell phone, and more.  You name the situation, and with easeHD it’s effortless to enjoy natural hearing and outstanding HD sound.  These accessories include the uDirect 3, uTV3, uMic, and new to the scene, the uStream.

soundHD 13, sterling silver

soundHD 13, sterling silver

This Ask the Expert is an excerpt from an interview on the topic of easeHD - read the full interview here.  For more information, call Hansaton at 888-984-7432, visit the Hansaton website, or check out the Hansaton Expo Page on AudiologyOnline.

 


robert eastman

Robert Eastman

President of Hansaton U.S.


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