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Hearing Aid Product Lines

The following descriptions are taken directly from the websites of these distributors. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of William Newton Hospital or the Audiology Department. The descriptions are being provided to you as a courtesy in helping you make an informed decision on the products available. Thank you.

Widex High Definition Hearing
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Widex is one of the world's most respected manufacturers of hearing instruments. Widex hearing aids have helped millions of adults and children and Widex innovations have had a profound impact on the hearing aid industry. As a result of the company's outstanding past performance since 1956, the Widex name is today synonymous with superior technological achievements.

Oticon People First
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Oticon is the oldest hearing aid manufacturer in the world. Oticon was founded in 1904 by Hans Demant. His son, William Demant, created the Oticon Foundation. The Oticon Foundation is the majority shareholder of Oticon and "The Foundation" is committed through its statutes to support the needs of hearing impaired people.

At Oticon Inc., People First is more than our slogan.
People First is the philosophy upon which we build, conduct and maintain relationships with consumers and hearing care professionals. Our People First approach assures you the highest standards of professionalism and business ethics, as well as extraordinary consumer and professional service when you select Oticon.

At Oticon Inc., our goal is to help people with hearing loss fulfill their potential while living the life they choose - with the hearing they have.

To achieve this goal, we strive to be the leader in high performance hearing solutions. High performance hearing solutions includes much more than the most advanced hearing science and innovative cutting edge designs. High performance hearing solutions includes an extraordinary appreciation of human needs, desires, and motivations - and a strong commitment to research, science, the professions we interact with, and of course, maximal customer service.

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For over 50 years, Rexton has listened to the unique needs of hearing health professionals and people with hearing loss around the world. Rexton develops a full line of solutions for all types of hearing loss and lifestyle needs with value, innovation, quality, and usability in mind. We strive to put our customers first at every opportunity and to make better hearing more accessible to all people.

Phonak Life is on
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All our efforts focus on people. In our close cooperation with hearing care experts around the world, we want to give our customers the confidence to lead active lives. We produce modern technology and versatile products that offer a life without limitations.

Our Values
Phonak's values and goals evolved from the cooperation of all Phonak employees. They have grown organically, being characteristic of the unique, open Phonak culture that has always focused on people. Our values serve as our connection with the past and are the best foundation for a successful future.

We are dedicated to the prevention and easing of hearing loss. We fervently search for outstanding new solutions in hearing technology and consider progress as our highest award. We'll keep that ardent core.

We are keen to be the driving force in hearing care. In order to improve our solutions, we continuously question the way things are done, challenge the limits of technology and strive for the unexpected. We'll go on daring the impossible.

We are always aiming at the next challenge and focus on seeking the perfect solution. Our achievement is an incentive to scale the next step and to raise the bar even higher. We'll keep aspiring to the best results.

We all act in concert in order to reach our collective goals. We interact in a transparent and straightforward way, aim for clear processes and smooth procedures. We'll stay fair and direct.

We are sensitive to the needs of every one who depends on our knowledge, ideas and care. Respect and honest concern provide the basis for all our actions and are engaging us to uphold our commitments. We'll always stay authentic.

Starkey Experience More
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Using Hearing Technology to Create Connections Between People

Starkey is a world leader in the design, development and distribution of comprehensive hearing solutions. We believe in using superior hearing technology as a means to something even greater-creating meaningful connections between people and their worlds.

With 22 facilities in more than 18 countries around the globe, Starkey is an industry leader in hearing instrument manufacturing. We create top quality diagnostic equipment, hearing protection products, wireless technology and unique hearing solutions for every environment.