Medgadget reader Tushar K. from India has brought to our attention a recently FDA approved Nucleus® Freedom™ cochlear implant system.
Some features of the new system, as described by Cochlear, Inc., the manufacturer:
— SmartSound™ microchip technology components:
SmartSound Beam™ for focused listening in crowds
SmartSound ADRO™ for music and dynamic environments
SmartSound Whisper for soft and distant sounds
— Sweat and splash resistance:
The Nucleus Freedom speech processor is designed to withstand excessive perspiration and humidity, from a day on the slopes to a run through the sprinkler.
— Use the telephone with ease:
Unique to Cochlear, a built in telecoil makes talking on the phone easy. No wires. No plugs. No hassles–just a press of a button.
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