The Cochlear™ Nucleus® Kanso 2® Sound Processor has won gold at the Good Design Awards; yet another accolade added to Cochlear’s award-winning Nucleus Sound Processor portfolio.

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This prestigious honor is given to products, services or projects that exceed the Good Design Award1 criteria. It celebrates the Kanso 2 Sound Processor’s2 excellence in design-led innovation and recognizes Cochlear’s investment into future-focused research and development.

Kanso 2 Sound Processor good design award

Good Design Award gold winner logo

Cochlear is dedicated to bringing sound to people all over the world and connecting them to the people and experiences that matter most. That’s why Cochlear is committed to creating sound processors that improve hearing outcomes for people with hearing loss and enhancing support for our hearing health partners.

 

Good Design Award

3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Designed for active lifestyles, the Kanso 2 Sound Processor combines our latest connectivity features and proven hearing performance technology10 11 12 13. With its award-winning, simple and durable all-in-one design, it gives recipients the freedom to hear wherever life takes them.

Woman wears Kanso 2 Sound Processor. Good Design Award gold winner

Learn about our award-winning Nucleus Sound Processors

  1. Good Design Australia is the trademark owner of the Good Design Award Winner, Good Design Award Gold Winner, Good Design Award Best in Class, Good Design Award Sustainability and Good Design Award of the Year trademarks and reserves all rights to the display and use of such devices in any form whatsoever.
  2. The Kanso Sound Processor is compatible with: CI632, CI624, CI622, CI612, CI532, CI522, CI512, CI24RE, CI24R, CI24M, CI422
  3. Cochlear Ltd. D1190805 Sound Processor Size Comparison. 2020; December. Data on file
  4. 2-4  1. Mauger SJ, et al. Clinical evaluationof the Nucleus 6 cochlear implant system: performance improvements with SmartSound iQ. International Journey Of Audiology. 2014, Aug; 53(8): 564-576. [Sponsored by Cochlear]. Mauger SJ, et al. 2. Clinical outcomes with the Kanso off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor. Int J Audiol.Published online 09 Jan 2017 (DOI:10.1080/14992027.2016.1265156). 3. Wolfe J, et al. Benefits of Adaptive Signal Processing in a Commercially Available Cochlear Implant Sound Processor. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Aug;36(7):1181-90. 4. Cochlear Ltd. D1660797. CP1150 Sound Processor Interim Clinical Investigation Report. 2020; Jan. Data on file.
  5. ‡- SNR-NR, WNR and SCAN are approved for use with any recipient ages 6 years and older who is able to 1) complete objective speech perception testing in quiet and in noise in order to determine and document performance 2) report a preference for different program settings.
  6. § ForwardFocus can only be enabled by a hearing implant specialist. It should only be activated for users 12 years and older who are able to reliably provide feedback on sound quality and understand how to use the feature when moving to different or changing environments.  It may be possible to have decreased speech understanding when using ForwardFocus in a quiet environment.
  7. Apple, the Apple logo, FaceTime, Made for iPad logo, Made for iPhone logo, Made for iPod logo, iPhone, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
  8. Android is a trademark of Google LLC. The Android robot is reproduced or modified from work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution. License. Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.
  9. + The Kanso 2 Sound Processor is dust and water resistant to level of IP68 of the International Standard IEC60529. The Kanso 2 Sound Processor with Aqua+ is dust and water resistant to level of IP68 of the International Standard IEC60529. This water protection rating means that the sound processor with the Aqua+ can be continuously submerged under water to a depth of up to 3 meters (9 feet and 9 inches) for up to 2 hours.  The Aqua+ accessory should be used when participating in prolonged water activities.
  10. Mauger SJ, et al. Clinical evaluation of the Nucleus 6 cochlear implant system: performance improvements with SmartSound iQ. Int J Audiol. 2014, Aug; 53(8): 564-576. [Sponsored by Cochlear].
  11. Mauger SJ, et al. Clinical outcomes with the Kanso off-the-ear cochlear implant sound processor. Int J Audiol. 2017, Apr;56(4): 267-276. [Sponsored by Cochlear].
  12. Wolfe J, et al. Benefits of Adaptive Signal Processing in a Commercially Available Cochlear Implant Sound Processor. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Aug;36(7):1181-90.
  13. Cochlear Limited. D1660797. CP1150 Sound Processor Interim Clinical Investigation Report. 2020; Jan
Anna Martinez
Anna Martinez is the Services and Marketing Specialist and has worked for Cochlear since 2016. She is responsible for facilitating recipient services content development and approval. Anna is a Colorado native and enjoys being outside in the beautiful weather with her daughter, and new baby son.