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What is Widex Sound Assist?

Dana Helmink, AuD

December 7, 2022

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What is Widex Sound Assist and how does it facilitate communication in complex environments?

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The Widex Sound Assist™ is a multifunctional accessory designed to improve communication in a variety of situations. This product works with any Moment 2.4 G HZ enabled hearing aid, including the new Widex Moment Sheer™ sRIC R D. The Sound Assist is compact, lightweight and offers six unique functions to help the end user hear optimally in any complex environment or situation where noise could hinder understanding.  

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The modes of the Sound Assist include Remote Microphone, Bluetooth and Telecoil.  This enables the Sound Assist accessory to be used:

  • As a partner microphone
  • As a tabletop microphone
  • For Handsfree calling
  • For Bluetooth streaming
  • As a hearing aid remote control
  • In a looped room

We recognize that everyone needs an assist sometimes. Widex Sound Assist make it easy to access assistance when needed and eliminates the need for multiple devices to get the job done

This is a product that will enrich the audio experience and expand connectivity. The Widex Sound Assist showcases how Widex is always establishing new unique technologies that are designed to extend the benefits of natural sound to support overall wellbeing and enable greater engagement in life.

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For hearing care professionals, Widex Sound Assist can/may reduce recurrent fine-tuning appointments so you can fit more patients. This is a satisfying solution that provides ease of use and an overall better listening experience.

No matter the situation, Widex Sound Assist will allow wearers to hear sounds that matter to them.

Learn more about the benefits of Widex Moment Sheer


dana helmink

Dana Helmink, AuD

Sr. Director, Audiology/Clinical Education, Widex

Dana earned her Master of Arts in Audiology from Northern Illinois University and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Salus University. She worked in clinical audiology in Illinois, where she also served more than 10 years on the board of directors of the Illinois Academy of Audiology. With more than 15 years in global product management, Dana applies her experience in user-centered design and usability testing to develop innovative training programs. She loves creating educational experiences that make it easy for professionals to embrace new technology and provide patients with access to the best hearing care solutions. She is a proud Chicago native and currently resides in the northwest suburbs with her family.  In her spare time she attempts to train her Boston Terrier to do cute tricks.


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