ReSound 2015 Update
January 5, 2015 – GN ReSound announced announced today from the International CES in Las Vegas that the world’s smartest hearing aid technology found in the ReSound portfolio of smart hearing aids will be available on the Android platform via the ReSound Smart app™. Initially compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S5, one of world’s most popular Android smart phones, ReSound’s smart hearing aids will expand to include other Android devices later in 2015.
Headquartered in Denmark, ReSound is part of the GN ReSound Group, one of the world’s largest providers of hearing instruments and diagnostic audiological instrumentation. The company dates back to 1943, with the ReSound Corporation being founded in 1984. ReSound has been responsible for many industry firsts. WDRC (Wide Dynamic Range Compression) broke new ground for sound processing. DFS (Digital Feedback Suppression) was the first system to effectively eliminate howling and sound distortion. Air was introduced in 2003, providing top sound quality without blocking the ear canal for the very first time. In 2008, ReSound launched dot, then the world’s smallest hearing aid followed by be, the first remote microphone hearing aid. ReSound currently has a leading remote mini-microphone that can wirelessly communicate voice directly to hearing aids, improving understanding in noisy situations.
ReSound partnered with Gardner Audiology to field test their Ziga hearing aid in 2008.
ReSound is known for it’s very small wireless Alera and Verso hearing aid models. They are capable of receiving FM transmissions from television and other devices.