Friday October 11, 2013 0 commentsCENTENNIAL - Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), a leader in implantable hearing solutions, has released the Nucleus 6 Sound Processor in the U.S., the company announced.
The Nucleus 6 is Cochlear's next-generation cochlear implant sound processor and is built on a completely new microchip platform with 5 times the processing power of the market-leading Nucleus 5 System, Cochlear said.
It features synchronized microphones, advanced SmartSound technology, the industry's first data logging capability and - with a future software upgrade - wireless technology without the need for wires or additional neck-worn accessories.
"The U.S. launch of the Nucleus 6 Sound Processor underscores our commitment to providing recipients with the opportunity to hear their best throughout their lifetime," said Chris Smith, Cochlear Americas president.
"With Nucleus 6, recipients will not only have access to the most powerful sound processor available, but also have the most reliable implant on the market today."
Cochlear said it will continue to introduce breakthroughs in innovation with future upgrades of the Nucleus 6 Sound Processor.