AB+Phonak Technology

The innovation DNA of AB & Phonak have merged together for the introduction of Naída CI Q70 (Naída CI), the world’s newest, most advanced sound processor.

Naída CI combines the most sophisticated solutions from the leaders in hearing instrument and cochlear implant innovations.

New Phonak Features

UltraZoom Zoom in on voices in difficult listening conditions with UltraZoom

From lecture halls and offices to restaurants and coffee shops, hearing the person in front of you can be challenging in noisy settings. UltraZoom technology from Phonak improves speech understanding by zooming in on the speaker in front of you and reducing the noise around you.

55% improvement in speech understanding in noise1

Phonak Binaural Voicestream Technology™

DuoPhone automatic streaming of phone calls to both ears

When using a phone, this unique Phonak feature automatically streams the caller’s voice directly to both implanted ears for hearing in stereo and easier phone conversations.

QuickSync one-touch control of two processors

Ideal for bilateral hearing, the QuickSync feature from Phonak allows for easy, instant, simultaneous adjustments to volume and program settings on both sound processors.

ZoomControl dual-microphone technology for focused hearing

This Phonak technology provides the ability to focus on the speaker located on either side of the listener for improved hearing in places such as restaurants or cars.

AB Innovations

AutoSound™ the widest range of sound

AutoSound adapts automatically to your surroundings just like a normal- hearing ear. From quiet to loud environments, AutoSound captures the widest IDR (Input Dynamic Range) of any cochlear implant system to help you effortlessly hear more of your world.

ClearVoice™* the industry’s only speech enhancement technology

The market’s only sound processing technology clinically proven to deliver superior hearing performance in noise,1 ClearVoice is designed to automatically analyse and adapt to each listening situation, separating the distracting noises from speech.

T-Mic™ 2 natural microphone placement

As the industry’s only microphone placed at the opening of the ear canal, the T-Mic uses the outer ear’s sound-gathering capabilities for better hearing in noisy settings, and allows you to enjoy phones, earbuds, and headphones like everyone else.

HiRes Fidelity 120™* the most accurate sound

The only sound strategy in the industry that uses 120 spectral bands to deliver five times more sound resolution than any other cochlear implant system, HiRes Fidelity 120 has been developed to reveal all the dimensions of sound, from the rich layers of music to the subtle distinctions in tone during a conversation.

HiRes™ Optima Sound Processing* AB’s newest strategy

This new sound processing strategy is designed to optimize battery life while delivering the same great performance of HiRes Fidelity 120 with AB’s unique current steering technology.

AquaMic The world’s only underwater microphone

For use with future accessory development.

*Not approved for pediatric use in the U.S. 1. Hehrmann P, Fredelake S, Hamacher V, Dyballa K-H, Büchner A. Improved Speech Intelligibility with Cochlear Implants Using State-of-the-Art Noise Reduction Algorithms. Speech Communication; Proceedings of the 10th ITG Symposium, 09/2012.