Oticon Delta Named "Best of Innovations" at CES Innovations 2007 Awards

At the International CES press in early November, the American Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), producer of the world’s largest consumer electronics show (CES), announced that Oticon A/S has been selected as an International CES Best of Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Award winner. The “Oscars” of the electronics world honored the company’s revolutionary Oticon Delta hearing device with the Best of Innovations 2007 in the Personal Electronics Products category. One of the most widely renowned consumer technology awards programs worldwide, Innovations 2007 recognizes the best-designed and best-engineered products in consumer technology. Judges awarded Oticon Delta one of the highest scores in the Personal Electronics category based on its value to a user, aesthetics, contributions to quality of life and innovative qualities.

“It isn’t often that a hearing device competes with hundreds of cutting-edge consumer electronics products from leading international electronics companies and comes out on top,” states Niels Jacobsen, president and CEO of Oticon and William Demant Holding, in Denmark. “We designed Delta to change the way people view hearing aids. This award proves that we’ve moved the concept of hearing aids into competition with some of the most desired electronic equipment in the world. It is an incredible affirmation of the success of our mission to motivate image-conscious people with hearing loss to consider Delta as a high-tech, attractive solution.”
The groundbreaking design that characterizes Oticon Delta has set a new benchmark in hearing aid design, creating a whole new category of hearing solutions. Delta features a miniature triangular design with sleek lines, hot colors and a brushed metallic surface. Its revolutionary design is made possible by placing its receiver into the ear canal at the end of a thin, transparent sound wire. Combining the best of two worlds, Delta merges the cosmetic advantages of in-the-ear instruments with the technological possibilities of behind-the-ear devices. Invisible behind the ear, the innovative design houses state-of-the-art digital technology allowing unprecedented sound quality and boosting speech understanding even in the most difficult listening situations.
The Best of Innovations award is one of many accolades the trendy hearing device has earned since its introduction earlier this year. A distinguished panel of international jurors awarded Oticon Delta the Red Dot Award 2006, one of the most sought-after design awards worldwide, for its superior design quality and innovative design. In addition, Delta received the design award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2007.
This year’s Best of Innovations 2007 awards are given to the most honored products in each of 31 product categories. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade press to honor outstanding design and engineering in state-of-the-art consumer electronics.
Oticon Delta will be highlighted and displayed numerous times during the 2007 International CES which runs January 8-11, 2007 in Las Vegas. The Best of Innovations Showcase will be on display at Innovations Plus at the Sands/Venetian, which houses the hottest emerging technologies in the consumer electronics industry. Delta will also be showcased in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center and at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 6, 2007 in the Marco Polo Ballroom at the Venetian.
Oticon is one of the most innovative hearing aid manufacturers on the market. With over 100 years of experience, Oticon looks back on a number of technological breakthroughs in hearing aid history that have made a significant difference for people with hearing loss. Oticon is the only hearing instrument manufacturer with its own research center ensuring that the needs of hearing aid users are always put first when developing new solutions. For more information about Oticon Delta, please visit www.my-delta.comor www.oticon.com.

I have heard that Oticon is introducing a new verson of the Delta with a fitting range that is more extensive. Do you know if and when that will occur? If so, do you know the fitting range of the new Delta? I am beyond the reach of the current Delta model and am interested in this product.

Someone recommended me an Oticon Delta, but haven’t gotten around to check it out yet.


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Oticon Delta 8000
Oticon Delta 6000
Oticon Delta 4000

The lower the #, the lower the price, the lower the level of technology.

The ‘new’ Delta is simply any of the above named Delta’s with a ‘Micro Mold’. Which is, essentially, a mold in your ear with a huge vent.

The extra mold shouldn’t cost you any more than $100-$200.

Are any of these Deltas suitable for severe/profound? What is the fitting range?

With the Micro Mold, Oticon says it will fit an 80dB flat loss. Meaning, you can have up to an 80dB loss in the high and/or the low frequency’s.

They work great for those with mild to moderate high frequency loss.

One of the great things about these ‘Open Fit’ aids, is that they can be put on you right after the hearing test. Granted, you won’t get the full effect until you use them for a couple of days in your typical environment; nevertheless, it gives you a good idea of how well they work. Plus, at least in our case, the ‘demonstration’ is free.

My uncle uses Oticon and he’s very pleased with it.


Shirley
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:confused: I would to know if there is a big differece between the 6000 and the 8000? The 6000 will cost $3,200 and for the 8000 they want $ 5,400.
Want would some of you do???

problem with delta

batery runs out quick is a #10


Zx14 vs hayabusa

Yep…if you can afford it and you dont mind a bigger BTE the Oticon Epoq is far superior the Delta range…size 312 battery too.