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Cochlear gets US clearance for new implant – first to have streaming for both Android and Iphone

Australian firm Cochlear, seller of implants for treating severe hearing loss and deafness, has received US FDA approval for a new sound processor, which will be the first to stream from both Android and Iphone devices.

Photo: Cochlear / PR

Implant manufacturer and sales company Cochlear is ready to launch the firm's novel Baha 6 Max Sound Processor.

The Australian company has received green light from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for this product, whose predecessor is Baha 5 Sound from 2015. According to Cochlear, the new product is the first to be wirelessly compatible with both Iphones and phones using the Android operating system.

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