cochlear implant

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cochlear implant

[¦kō·klē·ər ′im‚plant]
(neuroscience)
A sensory prosthesis that restores some hearing to deaf people by electrically stimulating the auditory nerve.
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In fact, the Nucleus 6 Sound Processor is 29% smaller than the Nucleus Freedom Sound Processor* and 6% smaller than the Nucleus 5 Sound Processor.
The primary objective of the study was to compare speech recognition in quiet and in noise for the Nucleus Freedom and Nucleus 5 CP810 Sound Processors set to the manufacturer's default user programs for quiet and noisy environments.
The Next Generation of Nucleus Freedom offers advanced implant technologies combined with a broad range of listening and wearing customization, helping our recipients experience and enjoy a natural world of sound," said Chris Smith, president, Cochlear Americas.
Philips has a long history of designing and supplying solutions for Cochlear, and the DSP speech processor chip for the Nucleus Freedom System is only one part of a long standing tradition of innovation in health sciences between the two companies.
The Nucleus Freedom offers a variety of innovative features designed to provide users with an experience more similar to natural hearing, allowing them the freedom to interact more fully with the world around them," said Chris Smith, President, Cochlear Americas.
Cochlear's Nucleus Freedom system, their 4th generation implant system, is the newest, most advanced cochlear implant system designed to mimic the functions of the human ear.
We are honored that the Nucleus Freedom has been recognized by MDEA, they are a prestigious organization and we're thrilled to have been selected by a group of experts from a wide range of healthcare and design-related fields," said Chris Smith, president of Cochlear Americas.