Oticon hearing aids
Oticon is a global hearing aid manufacturer owned by Demant A/S and based in Denmark. U.S. headquarters are in Somerset, N.J.
Hearing aids made by Oticon
Oticon manufactures a full line of hearing aid models in all sizes and price ranges.
Their latest flagship product is called Oticon Real™. Featuring a deep neural network, it was trained on 12 million real-life sounds. It has a unique "Sudden Sound Stabilizer" to balance sudden bursts of loud noise along with wind and handling stabilizers.
Oticon Real runs on the Polaris R platform, providing the fastest processing speed of all their models, delivering a precise and natural representation of sounds.
The Oticon Real is a behind-the-ear style known as a mini-RITE (see more about hearing aid types and styles) and is available with a rechargeable battery and t-coil. It is compatible with iPhone and select Android devices. It's suitable for mild to profound levels of hearing loss.
Oticon also offers the Oticon Own™. Available in five different styles, these discreet in-the-ear hearing aids come with several unique features, including the neural network offered in the Oticon Real™. Learn more at the Own page.
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The table below summarizes Oticon's current line-up of hearing aids. Prices can vary widely, though most range between $1,000 to $6,000. Pricing may or may not include ongoing services and device maintenance from an audiologist or hearing instrument specialist.
Standard hearing aid features
Like all major manufacturers, Oticon organizes their hearing aid models into levels of technology and features to fit the lifestyle and budget of every patient. Certain features are standard on all current Oticon hearing aid models intended for adults:
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Premium hearing aid features
Premium hearing aid features are those that are generally available at the highest price point and include the most advanced technology, such as what's found in the Oticon Real:
Oticon’s tinnitus feature
All Oticon Real, Own, Opn S, Zircon and Ruby performance levels and models include a proprietary tinnitus therapy feature. This feature, branded Tinnitus SoundSupport, allows the user to select from broadband sounds or ocean-like sounds that are adjustable for tinnitus relief.
Pediatric hearing aids
Oticon has long been regarded as a leader in pediatric amplification with the types of hearing aids and accessories needed by children in the classroom and beyond. The Opn Play PX hearing aids have a fast processing speed, which improves the child's ability to understand speech and reduces unwanted noise better. For children with severe or profound hearing loss, Oticon offers the Xceed Play model. Pediatric hearing aid models are available in RITE and BTE styles, which sit behind the ear. These styles are best for children since they grow and change too quickly to make custom-fit ITE hearing aids practical.
In addition to providing multiple fun color options and stickers for personalization, the following kid-friendly features come standard on the pediatric hearing aids:
Super power hearing aids
For adults with severe or profound hearing loss, Oticon offers the Xceed. Xceed is a super power BTE style with an amplifier that puts out a lot of sound with a size 13 battery, which is a smaller battery than power aids of the past.
Other hearing aids made by Oticon
For people with single-sided deafness, Oticon also offers a CROS hearing aid. A CROS hearing aid contains a transmitter with a microphone that wirelessly picks up and sends the sound from your poorer ear to the better ear. It is available with a rechargeable battery.
Hearing aids for veterans
If you’re a veteran with diagnosed hearing loss, your VHA benefits include Oticon products such as the More, Opn S, Xceed and CROS. For veterans who also have tinnitus, Tinnitus SoundSupport is available in most of their hearing aid styles. Oticon's hearing aids include features like Bluetooth connectivity, telecoil, compact design, and rechargeable batteries. Hearing advocates consider these the four most important features in a hearing aid.
Accessories for Oticon hearing aids
Oticon offers accessories and assistive technology to help people better connect with the world around them. The newest product from Oticon is the ConnectClip, a multi-functional accessory for Oticon More, Opn, Xceed and Ruby that allows hands-free streaming of phone calls and audio. It can also act as a remote microphone in meetings, worship services, cars and sports venues.
Oticon On hearing app
Oticon offers two unique hearing aid apps that give users more control of their hearing. They can be used on Apple devices with iOS 13 or later, or Android devices using Version 8.0 (Oreo) or later. They can connect to Oticon More, Opn, Opn Play, Ruby and Xceed models.
The Oticon On app features a remote control, HearingFitness (hearing training), tinnitus sound support and tools to connect to an IFTTT network.
Older types and styles of Oticon hearing aids
In your research on hearing aids, you also may find these previous Oticon hearing aid models: Siya, Dynamo, Alta, Nera, Ria. Talk to your hearing care professional if you want to compare features between older and current hearing aid models.
Oticon gives back to the community
The William Demant Hearing Foundation (formerly Oticon Hearing Foundation) is another way Oticon puts people first. This charitable organization strives to support non-profit humanitarian initiatives to assist people with little or no access to hearing treatment. To that end, William Demant Hearing Foundation funds yearly global missions to help individuals across the world receive the hearing healthcare they need. They also run a recycling program that reconditions donated hearing aids and sends them to select locations in need of hearing health technology.
Oticon’s sister companies
Demant A/S (previously William Demant Holdings), the parent company of Oticon, also operates manufacturers Bernafon, Sonic Innovations and Oticon Medical. Bernafon offers a complete hearing aid portfolio with models including the Zerena and Supremia. Sonic Innovations markets the hearing aid models Radiant, Captivate, Enchant, Celebrate and Cheer. Oticon Medical is a leader in Ponto bone-anchored hearing systems (BAHS), which are surgically-implanted solutions that conduct sound vibrations through the skull bones, in contrast to regular hearing aids, which amplify acoustic sounds that enter the ear canal.
Find a provider of Oticon hearing aids
The Healthy Hearing directory is filled with consumer-reviewed hearing healthcare providers in the U.S. who have a wealth of experience fitting advanced Oticon hearing solutions. Check out our sister site for a directory of hearing healthcare professionals in Canada. The information here is correct to the best of our knowledge; a hearing care professional will have the most up-to-date knowledge on the latest products available from Oticon.