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Widex Evoke - February 2019

How Do the Signature Features of Widex EVOKE Support Patients with Tinnitus?

Susan de Bondt, AuD

October 29, 2018

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How do the signature features of Widex EVOKE support patients with tinnitus?

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EVOKE's sound processing strategy and amplification features continue to support tinnitus relief for our patients using our ZEN solution, combined with these features:

  • 108 dB True Input Technology (input from 5-113 dB SPL), providing patients with an acoustically rich representation of sound.
  • Soft level noise reduction that ensures natural sound quality and helps to minimize distortion for patients whether they're in a soft acoustic environment or they're in a very loud, noisy restaurant. Additionally, this allows for control of the amount of access to soft or distant sounds.
  • Sensogram for in situ threshold testing, allowing for greater precision and accuracy. Our ZEN tones are based on results of the Sensogram input to ensure audibility of all of the tones from low frequency, mid, and up into the high-frequency range.
  • A high-frequency boost that allows us to have access to extended or extra gain between 6000-10,000Hz, which many patients with very high frequency tinnitus matching find beneficial.
  • Fluid sound technology, which has been enhanced in the EVOKE over our previous family of products. This ensures that the adaptive environmental program is not only automatic but also very precise in the way that it responds to our patients' listening environments.
  • EVOKE and TONELINK apps, both which offer patients the ability to have control on a day-to-day basis that's easy to use and appreciated by patients.

This Ask the Expert is an excerpt from the interview, Real Life Hearing and Tinnitus Management with EVOKE and Zen Therapy. For more information please visit: https://www.widex.pro/en/products/tinnitus-solutions or Widex Partner Page on AudiologyOnline.


susan de bondt

Susan de Bondt, AuD

Clinical Product Specialist

Susan de Bondt’s audiology experience includes the Silverstein Institute in Sarasota, Florida, fifteen years of private practice ownership/management and provision of Fee Basis Audiology services through Bay Pines VA Healthcare System in southwest Florida. Recently she has worked in manufacturing for 5 years providing training in Government Services and Commercial sectors as well as Product Management and Audiology Team management.  Her employment with Widex began in April of 2015 as a Professional Education Manager for South Florida and the Carolina’s.

Dr. de Bondt received her Master’s of Science Degree in Audiology from the University of South Florida and completed a Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D) from the University of Florida.  She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the Florida Academy of Audiology. 


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