ReSound is committed to developing ground-breaking connectivity, streaming technology, and pioneering innovation for people with hearing loss. The Award recognises and celebrates ReSound’s landmark creation of the world’s first hearing aids capable of directly streaming audio with Bluetooth Low Energy from millions of smartphones and devices that run on the Android operating system*.
The streaming solution brings Bluetooth Low Energy streaming to both Android and Apple device users who wear Bluetooth hearing aids, such as ReSound LiNX Quattro. With 75% of the world’s mobile users relying on Android phones and devices, ReSound’s innovation has made it easier for people with hearing loss to access technology that can improve their quality of life, as well as make it easier to connect with others.
“We are incredibly proud to be recognised for our innovation by the BIG Innovation Awards. At ReSound, we want people with hearing loss to live their lives to the fullest and feel confident. We’re relentlessly striving to drive innovation forward by developing new solutions that benefit people around the world,” said Christina Molt-Wengel, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at GN Hearing.
“Innovation has become a major theme for organisations across virtually all industries and this year’s winners are a testament to the creativity, passion and perseverance of individuals worldwide,” said Maria Jimenez, chief operating officer of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to be honouring ReSound as they are leading by example and making real progress on improving the daily lives of so many.”
Organisations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteer their time and expertise to score submissions.
*From Android version 10 with Bluetooth version 5.0.