Hearing Aid Brands
Hearing aid brands including GN ReSound, Sivantos, Phonak, and Oticon.
Our hearing clinics in Dunedin, Invercargill, and Queenstown, supply and fit all leading hearing aid brands including GN Hearing, Sivantos, Phonak, and Oticon.
Audiology South supplies and fits all leading brands of hearing aids. You can rest assured that you will get the best technology available worldwide. Following each hearing check, our clinicians are free to choose the products that best suit your individual hearing needs. Your solution will be tailored to match the degree and type of your hearing loss, your lifestyle and communication needs, and your budget.
We’d like to introduce you to four of the leading hearing aid brands — GN ReSound, Sivantos, Phonak, and Oticon. These companies supply a range of products, styles and sizes —completely-in-the-canal (CIC), receiver-in-the-canal (RIC), and behind-the-ear (BTE). Their accessories and microphones extend the function and hearing range of their hearing aids.
Danish firm GN Hearing is one of the largest hearing instrument manufacturers in the world. Their products include all styles and sizes — CIC, RIC, and BTE Their wireless accessories pair directly with hearing aids to stream sound from TVs, computers, smart phones and other devices, and the Multi Mic extends the hearing range. The ReSound Linx and new Quattro range of hearing instruments receive phone calls and other audio including music directly from Apple devices and from Android systems using a small accessory.
With years of hearing device manufacture, Oticon (from Denmark) launched the first-ever fully digital hearing device, Digifocus, in 1996. Since then, Oticon have continued to bring innovative technology to the hearing aid market. Their latest range, OPN, includes wireless connectivity that allows left and right hearing aids to communicate with each other, and direct streaming from Apple devices including iPhones and iPads. Oticon are also part of the ‘If This Then That’ (IFTTT) initiative that links various technologies through the internet.
Swiss firm Phonak is a global provider of hearing technology with offices and a manufacturing lab right here in New Zealand. They supply a full range of hearing aid styles and technology levels, the Roger range of remote microphone options and other wireless accessories. Recent product releases include Marvel a range of aids which allow full connectivity to Apple and Android devices plus a rechargeable series that allow a full day of wearing on just 3 hours of charge time. Phonak also supply the small and discrete Virto B-Titanium canal hearing aids.
Sivantos was previously part of the German brand Siemens, which has a 130-year history in hearing technology. Today, Sivantos is one of the largest and most innovative hearing instrument manufacturers in the world. Their new Signia range of hearing aids includes CIC, RIC, and BTE models as well as rechargeable options. Sivantos recently launched Telecare – an innovative on-line tool to allow audiologists to remotely fine tune hearing aids to their clients preferences.