Advanced Bionics Receives ‘Hearing Technology Innovator Award’ for SKY CI M in the Cochlear Implants Category

VALENCIA, California – () – Advanced Bionics, a global leader in cochlear implant technology, announced today that it has purchased its SKY CI ™ M sound processor from. was honored with a Hearing Technology Innovator Award Hear Health and Technology Matters for its technological innovation and performance in the hearing aid industry.

“We are honored to be honored with this industry award. Advanced Bionics’ SKY CI M is a first in the cochlear implant industry that recognizes that children are not little adults. Children’s hearing needs, carrying requirements, and daily listening situations are different from those of adults, ”said Victoria E. Carr-Brendel, Ph.D., GVP, Sonova Group and president of Advanced Bionics.

Sky CI Marvel is the world’s first dedicated sound processor for children, the combines proven AB sound processing with the proven Marvel platform from Phonak, a world leader in pediatric hearing aids. The AutoSense Sky OS ™ 3.0 operating system is a machine learning algorithm specifically designed for a child’s typical listening situation, and automatically provides great sound quality and performance wherever the child goes.

Offering a variety of wearing options, child-preferred colors, and waterproof accessories, Sky CI Marvel offers flexibility for a growing child’s adventures, whether by the pool or at school.

His integrated Roger Technology helps children hear their teachers and interlocutors in classrooms, cafeterias and lecture halls directly in their ears and bypass ambient noise. In addition, direct smartphone connectivity via Bluetooth® and the intuitive AB Remote app help kids stay connected with the world around them all day.

“Hearing technologies developed by companies like Advanced Bionics help set the standard for innovation in the industry,” said Kevin Lobe, Hearing President and CEO of Health & Technology Matters.

About Advanced Bionics

Advanced Bionics is a global leader in the development of hearing solutions for people with severe and profound hearing loss who no longer benefit from hearing aids. Founded in 1993 and a subsidiary of the Sonova Group since 2009, AB develops cutting-edge cochlear implant technology that enables recipients to hear their best. AB joined Phonak as part of the Sonova group of companies and began a collaboration that is unique in the industry. Since then, the innovation leaders in cochlear implants and hearing aids have continuously combined technologies to deliver new, unparalleled hearing solutions.

With sales in more than 50 countries and a proven track record of developing high-performing, cutting-edge products, AB’s talented global group of technicians and professionals strive to connect with patients and professionals, work with integrity, and maintain the best possible performance Committed.

About the Innovator Awards for Hearing Technology

The Hearing Technology Innovator Awards ™ are an annual international awards program in which Hearing Health & Technology Matters recognizes and recognizes innovations in the hearing aid industry. Learn more at

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