The Top 7 Hearing Aid Manufacturers
All Hearing aid manufacturers strive to deliver the best devices on the market to better our quality of hearing and quality of life. Your audiologist will help you to choose the best hearing aid for your needs, but in this article, we will showcase some of the top hearing aid brands, and the hearing aids they sell.
Who Are The Top Hearing Aid Manufacturers?
Depending on the severity and type of hearing loss, the market offers an abundance of models varying in design, shape, features, colours, etc. There are a number of companies that are renowned for providing high-quality hearing aids, using the latest digital signal processing (DSP) technology to amplify sounds into the ear and filter out unwanted sounds including background noise. They are also involved in research; constantly improving designs, developing advanced features, and adopting the latest innovations such as artificial intelligence, wireless technology and high level sound quality. Some of the most popular hearing aid brands include:
- Hearing Direct
Many of the above manufacturers all produce a range of hearing aid batteries and hearing aid accessories to complement your device.
Hearing Direct Hearing Aids
At Hearing Direct, you will find a super selection of digital hearing aids. We aim to make hearing instruments easily accessible to everyone by providing an affordable alternative to privately purchasing a device.
The HD 230 digital hearing aid is one of our most popular models. It features all the core necessities you'd expect with any modern day device. This in-ear hearing aid is so small and lightweight, that when worn, it is almost invisible. Plus, you do not require medical approval or fitting from a healthcare professional. Simply order online, send us your audiogram and we can pre-program the HD 230 for you so that it is ready to wear on arrival.
You can find our Hearing Direct hearing aids here.
Oticon was established more than 100 years ago in Denmark. It's one of the largest hearing aid manufacturers in the world. Their focus is on people and innovation achieved through their own research centre for audiology. Oticon's products are some of the most advanced on the market and their achievements have marked important events in the hearing device industry. DigiFocus was the first fully digital device and MultiFocus was the first fully automatic device. Additionally, Adapto was the first hearing device with artificial intelligence.
Currently Oticon's most advanced hearing aid, the Opn IIC is for those looking for exquisite discreet design and ‘Xceed’ provides power and high levels of amplification for severe hearing impairment. Oticon’s devices feature BrainHearing™ technology, which preserves natural noise quality in speech recognition, enabling users to hear better with less effort. The Oticon More is a new state-of-the-art device which allows you to hear clearly and naturally, even in the most complex listening environments.
You can find all the Oticon Hearing Aid accessories you need here.
Over the last 60 years, Phonak has become one of the most popular brands in the hearing devices industry. They offer a wide range of different hearing aids aimed to improve the life of the hard of hearing and help them feel an equal part of the surrounding environment. Some of the milestones in the impressive history of Phonak include the launching of Savia in 2004, utilising bionic systems. The extremely discreet microPower launched in 2006 featuring the latest Canal Receiver Technology. The latest Phonak Paradise range features the latest features to enable the highest quality hearing performance, as well as accelerating battery technology. Other famous models are Audeo Marvel, Bolero Q, Virto Q, Lyric, Audeo S and Naida S. Phonak also produces the well-respected ‘Roger’ brand of assistive listening devices. Moreover, Phonak has created and supports the Hear the World initiative. Their goal is to raise awareness about hearing loss and assist those facing the problem.
You can find all the Phonak Hearing Aid accessories you need here.
Dating all the way back to 1943, GN Hearing, based in Denmark, has firmly established themselves as one of the hearing aid market elites. The group includes three renowned hearing aid brands: ReSound, Beltone and Interton. The company retails hearing instruments in more than 80 countries across the world. They have developed Smart Hearing Technology to create a natural listening experience through the combination of audiology, connectivity and intuitive apps. ReSound were the first to produce an open-fitting behind-the-ear hearing aid - the ReSound Air.
You can find all the ReSound Hearing Aid accessories you need here.
Signia (which used to be owned by Siemens) is at the forefront of technological advances in the hearing aid industry. It's a pioneer in a number of hearing aid types and features that have set trends for all other manufacturers. In 1878, it presented to the public the first technical device for coping with hearing impairment. In 2004, it launched the first hearing aid with a wireless system, and in 2011, the first waterproof digital hearing device. Their advanced products Silk and Styletto are among the most popular in the marketplace. They have also recently introduced the Signia Active range, which features an earbud style design, as well as bluetooth streaming, recharge on-the-go and an AI digital assistant.
You can find all the Signia Hearing Aid accessories you need here.
Our Signia hearing aids are available here.
Starkey Hearing Technologies has been one of the most innovative companies on the market for hearing devices in the last 50 years. They offer a range of hearing aids series that can answer the taste and hearing loss level of any individual. Starkey focuses on invisible hearing aids, digital hearing aids, and wireless hearing aids, most prominently the SoundLens series. They have developed a range of made-for-iPhone devices including the Halo IQ™ and Halo 2™, which have been designed to enable music and phone call streaming straight from your device. The high level of sound quality means conversations can be understood with ease in any noise environment.
You can find all the Starkey Hearing Aid accessories you need here.
Widex is another Danish hearing aid manufacturer that has gained worldwide recognition for its achievements in the development and innovation of hearing instruments. Some of the milestones in its history include the first hearing aid designed especially for babies and the first superpower receiver in the ear hearing aid launched in 2011. Widex devices feature a great combination of elegant aesthetics with the latest functionality and technology. The Widex MOMENT™ is their latest offering, which includes wireless streaming options for Android and iPhone®.
You can find all the Widex Hearing Aid accessories you need here.
About Hearing Direct
We are one of the world's leading hearing aid specialists. HearingDirect offers a wide range of affordable products, and information resources to help improve the quality of life for the hard of hearing. We sell:
- Hearing aids,
- Accessories such as earplugs,
- and amplified devices such as super loud alarm clocks and amplified phones.
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