For a half a century, Unitron has designed and
manufactured hearing instruments to meet peoples’ needs. Backed by the
resources of the Sonova Group, the leading global provider of hearing
healthcare solutions, Unitron develops proprietary technologies on the
worldʼs most sophisticated platform.
Unitron’s promise: Unitron cares deeply about people with hearing loss
and the professionals who support them. Together, they pursue fresh and
imaginative ways to improve lives and make these advances available to
everyone. This purpose-driven innovation is a priority in everything
Unitron does. Because hearing matters.
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manufactures really great hearing instruments.
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professionals around the world who share our belief that hearing well is
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Unitron is a corporation that
manufactures and distributes high-quality hearing devices all over the
world. The company makes hearing aids suited to accommodate all hearing
losses. Additionally, the company produces a hearing device to suit just
about any budget. They produce top-of-the-line, advanced hearing devices,
all the way down to basic, affordable hearing devices that deliver
phenomenal performance. The company even produces hearing devices
designed for children, as the company knows that hearing plays a
critical role in the development of children as they grow.
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The company produces a wide range of
hearing devices, available in numerous colors, to suit the preferences
of any potential user. The company makes standard Behind-The-Ear (BTE)
models, ultra-small BTE models, High Power BTE models, Super Power BTE
models, In-The-Ear (ITE) Full Shell models, ITE Half Shell models, Canal
ITE models, Completely-In-The-Canal (models), and Open-fit Canal-Receiver-Technology
(CRT) models. Many of these styles are available with each product line
that Unitron manufactures. Additionally, Unitron also produces CROS and
BiCROS hearing devices for those with no usable hearing in one of his or
The products that Unitron distributes
include the Quantum, Moxi, Max, Shine,… Many of their series are
available with multiple styles of hearing aid. Consumers are provided
with even more variety, since many of Unitron’s products are available
with varying levels of included technology. This helps to ensure that
any user can find a hearing device that is right for him or her.
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The company’s hearing aids feature a
wide variety of technology. The technology present in each hearing
device will vary, and premium lines, such as the Quantum, Moxi, will feature more of this technology. The
technology consumers could expect to find in one of Unitron’s hearing
with Smart Focus: This
technology automatically and seamlessly adjusts the user’s hearing
aid’s settings to make speech clearer, or dampen unwanted background
noise, as the listening environment changes.
When experiencing sudden or loud noises, besides jumping out of your
skin, it could wreck havoc on your hearing. The technology that has
been addressed will also aid the hearing challenged with this
situation. Music can also be loud or soft and with MyMusic™ the
Unitron hearing aid can enhance your hearing and allow the rich,
full tones to come through. AutoPro4™ is another automatic program
that works specifically with music and its crescendos and
feature activates the hearing aid’s maximum directionality to help
users focus on speech, even in extremely noisy, difficult hearing
offers will adjust the hearing aid for clear speech without having
you feel uncomfortable in the noisy environment. The directional
microphones will focus on the voices in front of you while the
background remains dim.
Independent Research Study Proves that SmartFocusTM Significantly
Improves Speech Intelligibility in Noise
Self Learning: Many
of Unitron’s hearing aids gradually learn the user’s situational
listening preferences and automatically applies them between
different hearing environments.
feature allows users to instantly teach his or her hearing device
their loudness, comfort, and clarity preference across various
Pinna Effect: The
outer ear (pinna) of the user is designed to help locate sounds in
his or her environment. With some hearing aids, this ability can be
diminished. However, with this feature, the hearing aid corrects for
the location of the hearing aid’s microphones, allowing for more
accurate sound location.
Binaural Phone: This
feature helps make conversations on the phone easier, and more
pleasant. When the user is talking on the phone, he or she can hear
their conversation in both ears.
feature continuously monitors and adjusts the user’s hearing aid
settings to help preserve natural sound quality.
feature is excellent for users with binaural hearing systems. With
just one touch, both of the user’s hearing devices can be adjusted.
This means that adjusting the volume or program settings of one
device automatically results in its change on the other device.
Unitron hearing aids feature directional microphones that help
improve in-noise speech hearing and understanding by focusing on
sounds in front of the user, while also reducing sounds from other
Feedback Manager: This
feature instantly eliminates the annoying whistling that can
sometimes occur with other, less advanced hearing devices. This can
help improve the quality of conversations on the phone, where
feedback can often be a problem.
feature instantly suppresses loud, irritating, impulsive sounds like
glass breaking, a door slamming, or dishes clanging. AntiShock™ will
have you feeling more at ease if you experience sudden noises while
trying to listen to someone speak. Also, to aid in this situation
are the previously mentioned technologies.
Wind Noise Manager: This
technology can help enhance user enjoyment outdoors, by suppressing
wind noise that can become cumbersome over time.
custom venting process helps improve the company’s hearing aids’
comfort and sound quality. This venting process helps keep the
user’s voice sounding normal to the user.
feature provides users with enhanced music listening, and is based
on his or her preferences.
feature allows many of Unitron’s hearing aids to automatically
switch to the device’s telephone program when the user is on the
a Direct Audio Input (DAI), like an FM signal is received in the
user’s hearing aid, the device automatically changes to a
specialized listening program for it.
Noise Reduction: This
noise-cancellation technology helps fight listening fatigue in noisy
situations, such as traveling in a car, or eating in a crowded
restaurant, by substantially reducing unwanted background sounds.
Data Logging: This
feature tracks the hearing aid’s use to help guide adjustments for
Many of Unitron’s hearing aids are
compatible with the company’s accessories that can help provide
convenience or improved hearing in a variety of situations. Convenience
features are aspects of hearing aid technology that make it easier for
the hearing impaired to operate the Unitron hearing aids.
uDirect™ can be worn around the neck and is an
interface between the electronics in the home such as a TV or MP3
and the hearing aids to plug directly into the hearing aid. This
accessory wirelessly delivers clear sound signals to both of the
user’s hearing aids from a variety of electronic devices, including
Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones, MP3 players, and other electronics.
The device can also act as a remote control for quickly adjusting
the hearing aid’s settings. The uDirect2 is designed for Quantum and
Moxi hearing aids.
device is designed to deliver exceptionally clear audio from the
user’s television in stereo sound to both of the user’s hearing
aids. This device works by first sending audio to the uDirect2
device, and the uDirect2 sends audio to the user’s hearing aids.
handheld remote control provides users with a wide range of hearing
aid control, including changing volume and program settings. This
remote is compatible with most Unitron hearing aids, but some
features of the device will vary between hearing aids.
device provides users with easy and straightforward control of
essential hearing aid features for the Moxi and Quantum hearing
Direct Audio Input (DAI): Also
known as an FM audio shoe, or FM receiver, this small accessory
attaches to the end of BTE hearing aids, allowing users to connect
directly to an audio system, television, or other electronic device.
This can help bring clear sound reception to users.
Smart Alert System: This
advanced system provides hearing aid wearers with assurance that he
or she will hear household alerts, such as the doorbell, telephone,
or smoke detectors. It can be ideal for people who wish to continue
to live independently, people who have missed the doorbell or a
phone call due to their hearing, people concerned about missing a
smoke alarm or other important alert, and those with severe to
profound hearing loss. This customizable system includes a remote
control, and a bed shaker, designed to wake users in emergencies.
With Unitron’s variety of hearing aids,
advanced technology, and convenient accessories, consumers with any
style preference, or any hearing loss, can find a hearing device that is
right for them.
- See more at: http://www.hearingreviews.com/hearing-aid-reviews/unitron-hearing-aids
Director Int'l Sales & Business Development at
Unitron Hearing (SONOVA Group) Switzerland
and Director of AUDIO BM in Slovenia
Sonova Holding AG, headquartered in Staefa,
Switzerland, is the leading manufacturer of innovative hearing care
solutions. The group operates through its core business brands Phonak,
Unitron, Advanced Bionics, Comfort Audio and Connect Hearing. Sonova
offers its customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in
the industry – from hearing instruments to cochlear implants to wireless
communication solutions. Founded in 1947, the group is currently present
in over 90 countries across the globe and has a workforce of over 9,000
dedicated employees. By supporting the Hear the World Foundation, Sonova
pursues its vision of a world where everyone enjoys the delight of
hearing and therefore lives a life without limitations.
hearing aids, hearing loss, innovation, hearing solution, Phonak,
Connect Hearing, Unitron, hearing technology, Advanced Bionics,
Hörtechnologie, Hörgeräte, cochlear implants, Cochlea Implantate,
Hörverlust, Hörlösungen, FM systems, Comfort Audio
Today, Sonova Group is successful because it has a
diverse brand and product portfolio. Not only does it sell a range of
hearing aids under the Phonak and Unitron brands, but it also offers
cochlear implants, an additional option that it could provide after it
acquired Advanced Bionics in 2009. It also owns the Connect Hearing
Group - a professional service network connecting hearing health care
providers. The Sonova Group is committed to technological advancements
and research under its main brands.
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