RESULTS
Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Elaine Wright

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Elaine Wright

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Name: Elaine Wright University: Princeton University Major: Electrical engineering Processor: Nucleus® 5, bilateral Elaine is one of our 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship winners! Elaine was born profoundly deaf. She received her first cochlear implant when she was 18 months old and her second when she was seven years old. Growing up, Elaine said she struggled … Continued

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Watch: Justin shares his experience upgrading to the Kanso® Sound Processor

Watch: Justin shares his experience upgrading to the Kanso® Sound Processor

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Kanso is a Japanese word for “simplicity,” and it perfectly describes the all-in-one design of the Kanso® Sound Processor. It is the smallest, lightest off-the-ear sound processor on the market1,2, but don’t let its size fool you: it offers the same industry-leading technology as the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor, including dual microphones and SmartSound® … Continued

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Meet the winners of the 2018 Graeme Clark and Anders Tjellström scholarships

Meet the winners of the 2018 Graeme Clark and Anders Tjellström scholarships

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Cochlear is proud to announce the eight winners of the 16th annual Graeme Clark and 7th annual Anders Tjellström scholarships. Named after hearing implant industry pioneers, the scholarships recognize Cochlear™ Nucleus® Implant and Baha® System recipients who not only demonstrate exemplary success in their academic pursuits, but also leadership and humanity in their local communities. … Continued

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‘I’m just amazed’: Margaret shares how the Cochlear™ Baha® 5 Sound Processor brought sounds to her life that hearing aids couldn’t

‘I’m just amazed’: Margaret shares how the Cochlear™ Baha® 5 Sound Processor brought sounds to her life that hearing aids couldn’t

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For many individuals with hearing loss, trying to pick between the myriad of treatment options can be overwhelming. Meet Margaret, a Cochlear™ Baha® 5 System recipient who understands this dilemma firsthand. Margaret struggled to hear for decades, switching between hearing aids but never finding the sound quality she needed to communicate with confidence. However, her … Continued

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Watch: Aspiring special education teacher McKenna shares how the Baha® 5 Power gives her confidence to communicate with students

Watch: Aspiring special education teacher McKenna shares how the Baha® 5 Power gives her confidence to communicate with students

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The classroom can be a challenging environment for individuals with hearing loss. With many people crowded into a small place, plus an abundance of other stimuli, it can become overwhelming to try and communicate through all the noise. Fortunately, the Baha System can provide clarity to many individuals with hearing loss, giving them confidence in … Continued

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‘Absolutely life-changing’: Carly shares how the activation of her Nucleus® 6 and Kanso® Sound Processors have enhanced her life

‘Absolutely life-changing’: Carly shares how the activation of her Nucleus® 6 and Kanso® Sound Processors have enhanced her life

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One of the best parts of being a member of the Cochlear community is that there are a variety of ways to get involved. You can be a recipient, a volunteer or a Cochlear staff member. Meet Carly, a Nucleus® 6 and Kanso® recipient whose Cochlear journey didn’t stop after activation. Her joy upon realizing … Continued

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Watch: Dwight shares his experience upgrading to the Baha® 5 Sound Processor

Watch: Dwight shares his experience upgrading to the Baha® 5 Sound Processor

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Sometimes unfortunate circumstances can be the beginning of something wonderful. Take Dwight J’s experience, for example—he lost his sound processor but ended up finding an alternative that worked even better than he hoped. Watch as Dwight retells the story of upgrading to the Baha® 5 Sound Processor, as well as the new features he loves … Continued

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Watch: Tiffany shares how the Baha 5 Power gave her back the sounds of everyday life as a mother and a mountain biker

Watch: Tiffany shares how the Baha 5 Power gave her back the sounds of everyday life as a mother and a mountain biker

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There are many reasons why people choose the Cochlear™ Baha® System: to amplify sounds, tell which direction noises are coming from, or stream audio from their phone and TV directly to their processor, just to name a few. For Baha® 5 Power recipient Tiffany S., the decision came down to what would help her hear … Continued

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Watch: Miss Pennsylvania 2016 celebrates being part of the Cochlear Family

Watch: Miss Pennsylvania 2016 celebrates being part of the Cochlear Family

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Cochlear Family is a growing, thriving community of people whose lives have been transformed through Cochlear technology. Meet Elena L., Miss Pennsylvania 2016. She is a proud member of the Cochlear Family with an amazing story to share: Elena contracted bacterial meningitis and lost her hearing when she was 4 years old. Her mother, Effie, … Continued

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New year, new blog! Your first look at Cochlear Americas’ online community, Hear & Now

New year, new blog! Your first look at Cochlear Americas’ online community, Hear & Now

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Are you ready for some exciting news? Here it is: Cochlear Americas is introducing a new online community, just in time for the new year. Hear & Now is a brand-new blog that will include all the stories and articles you’ve come to love, plus exclusive features that will make it easier than ever to … Continued

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Getting back to normal: Bob shares how the Baha System improved his personal and professional life

Getting back to normal: Bob shares how the Baha System improved his personal and professional life

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For some people, hearing loss is a gradual change that spans decades. For others, it happens overnight. Meet Bob, whose experience falls into the second category. Over twelve years ago, Bob woke up one day to discover that he had suddenly and unexplainably lost the hearing in his left ear. That’s when Bob started his … Continued

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Happy Thanksgiving! Check out these 8 tips for hearing around the dinner table

Happy Thanksgiving! Check out these 8 tips for hearing around the dinner table

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The holidays can be a tricky season—and not just because you’re trying to check off everything on your gift list, plan for travelling or hosting relatives, and stay warm despite dropping temperatures. For people with hearing loss, holiday celebrations such as Thanksgiving are extra challenging because they are not generally an ideal hearing environment. Often … Continued

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Shopping for the holidays? Check out these new additions to the Cochlear Store, plus exclusive discounts

Shopping for the holidays? Check out these new additions to the Cochlear Store, plus exclusive discounts

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here! If the idea of camping in front of department stores just to fight through crowds of shoppers doesn’t sound appealing, you’re not alone. The good news is, there’s an easy way to do all your holiday shopping at once. The Cochlear online store is open 24/7 and … Continued

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Never miss a beat with Baha® and Nucleus® Made for iPhone connectivity

Never miss a beat with Baha® and Nucleus® Made for iPhone connectivity

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Cochlear technology has developed rapidly over the past several decades. Gone are the days when you needed wires, batteries, and external devices to stream audio to your sound processor. With the Baha® 5 and Nucleus® 7 Made for iPhone connectivity, you can connect your processor to your smartphone wirelessly in a matter of seconds. It’s … Continued

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‘Lighting a candle in the dark’: Baha® 5 SuperPower recipient Dennis reflects on his hearing journey

‘Lighting a candle in the dark’: Baha® 5 SuperPower recipient Dennis reflects on his hearing journey

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Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn and we find our “status quo” has been uprooted. When things are not going according to plan, it can be easy to feel lost. But that does not mean it is the end. In fact, it may be a new beginning. Meet Dennis, a Baha® 5 SuperPower recipient. He … Continued

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5 tips for a spooky and safe Halloween

5 tips for a spooky and safe Halloween

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Temperatures are starting to drop, leaves are beginning to fall, and the scent of pumpkin spice is wafting through the air. That can only mean one thing: Halloween is just around the corner. Are you ready for the fall festivities to begin? This year, make your pumpkin carvings as stylish and unique as you are … Continued

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Kanso® upgrades now available on the Cochlear Store!

Kanso® upgrades now available on the Cochlear Store!

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If you’re looking to upgrade to a smaller, lighter sound processor—without sacrificing sound quality and clarity—the Kanso® Sound Processor1,2 may be the perfect solution. The Kanso Sound Processor is our off-the-ear hearing solution designed to be so discreet and comfortable you may even forget you’re wearing it. With eight color options, it can blend seamlessly into your … Continued

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Game-changer: Learn how one 9-year-old uses his Baha on the basketball court

Game-changer: Learn how one 9-year-old uses his Baha on the basketball court

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  When participating in team sports, communication is key. Whether it’s the coach’s instructions, the teammates’ banter, or the cheers of the crowd, a Cochlear™ Implant or Baha® device can make a huge difference in your child’s ability to hear and communicate with others. Meet Deagan, a fourth-grade student who plays basketball and flag football … Continued

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Staying connected is easier than ever with the Baha and Nucleus Smart Apps

Staying connected is easier than ever with the Baha and Nucleus Smart Apps

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Today there is an app for everything—for streaming TV shows, editing photos, ordering food, and even checking your bank account. But did you know that there are apps to control your sound processor wirelessly through your iPhone®? The Baha 5 Smart App and the new Nucleus Smart App for N7 are easy-to-use resources that allow … Continued

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The sky’s the limit for Jarrod, a Nucleus 7 recipient and aspiring pilot

The sky’s the limit for Jarrod, a Nucleus 7 recipient and aspiring pilot

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If hearing loss is holding you back from your career and relationships, a cochlear implant may be the perfect solution. Meet Jarrod, a Nucleus® 7 recipient from Auckland, New Zealand. His Cochlear™ Implant has allowed him to pursue his professional and personal goals with confidence. “Since having a Cochlear Implant, my life has changed tremendously,” … Continued

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