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An update on latest CI technology

Query: Looking for an update on the latest technology from the CI manufacturers? Last month's newsletter highlighted the updated technology form the implant manufacturers. It also included the resources and apps that they have available. Sounding...

Posted on April 17, 2018 13:12

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More information about the Naida link?

Query: Could you tell me about the Naida Link, is is a new cochlear implant processor? Reply: The Phonak Naida Link is a hearing aid that is completely compatible and feature matched with Advanced Bionic's Niada CI. So it is perfect for those people who wear a CI but continue to wear a hearing aid in the other ear.

Posted on November 14, 2016 12:44

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Have you seen Kanso, the new Cochlear device?

Query: Have you come across Cochlearís latest cochlear implant processor, called Kanso? Reply: Kanso is the latest product to be relaesd by Cochlear and is an off the ear processor, in same sort of range as MED-ELís rondo. For more information follow the link below:

Posted on October 14, 2016 14:08

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Where can I find cochlear implant comparison charts?

Query: Is there a comprehensive guide to the different cochlear implant devices, comparing the different specifications and features. I have a caseload with children with different devices and would be good to keep as a reference. Reply: Yes there are a few cochlear implant comparison charts, we have given you the links to them here:

Posted on October 11, 2016 15:19

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How do you explain how to map a cochlear implant?

I am looking for something to help explain how a cochlear implant works and especially the mapping to families I work with. Are there any resources you know that are easy to understand for parents? Reply: Thanks for your query. It is sometimes challenging to find resources that are easy to understand for parents in the early stages of implantation. We are including a few links and we have also put up a Youtube v...

Posted on October 5, 2016 12:40

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Is there a new CI that has specific features if you also wear a hearing aid?

Query: Cold you please tell me about the new CI that is said to work very well if you have a hearing aid in the other ear ?. Reply: Advanced Bionics have recently released their latest product that tackles the issue of wearing both a CI and a hearing aid in the other ear. They have a package of bimodal products which consists of the Naida cochlear implant processor and a hearing aid that connects wirele...

Posted on September 14, 2016 15:03

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Listening through a cochlear implant: updated simulations

Enquiry: As you enter the new school year and might be doing some inset or peer awareness training have a look at the updated links on the following Sounding Board pages. Reply: We have listed a number of both simulations for hearing losses as well as listening through a cochlear implant which you can find here:

Posted on August 11, 2016 11:33

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Tips for storing CI processor

Enquiry: My 8 year old son has recently received a CI and already has a hearing aid and just wanted to now when he takes them off what is the best way to store them? I've heard about a Dry-Aid box?: Reply: It is important that his technology is kept in a dry environment and there are a number of products that can help you achieve this. The clinic where you had the hearing devices fitted may have these or ask th...

Posted on January 12, 2016 14:34

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