- Published on 07 February 2017
Phonak has announced that its Audéo™ B-R rechargeable hearing aid has been recognized with the iF design award. Audéo B-R was selected from over 5,500 entries to receive the coveted seal of design excellence in the category of product by an high-profile jury made up of independent experts from all over the world.
According to the press release Audéo B-R was the first ever hearing aid to feature a built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery providing 24 hours* of hearing. The fast 30-minute charging option gives six hours of immediate use.
“It’s a great honor to receive the iF DESIGN AWARD recognition,” said Thomas Lang, Senior Vice President Phonak Marketing. “The award underlines our efforts to pair the highest standards in hearing performance, ease of use and innovation with outstanding design to help people with hearing loss live better lives.”
Among these features the iF jury honored the smart charging options the Audéo B-R comes with. The power pack provides power for seven full charges for two hearing aids, perfect for short trips where no power source is available. In addition, Phonak offers a compact mini charger giving users full flexibility.Source: Phonak