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Milestones

Widex is a family-owned company, founded in 1956 by the innovative engineer Christian Tøpholm and the talented entrepreneur Erik Westermann. These are some highlights from Widex’ history of innovation: 


2014

WIDEX EASYWEAR: a unique wire and receiver ear-tip solution for RIC/RITE hearing aids.


UNI-DEX: a new neck-worn and hands-free device that streams audio from mobile phones (or any audio device) to user’s hearing aids.


2013

WIDEX DREAM: A new family of hearing aids with the absolute latest in advanced hearing aid technology. DREAM sets nothing less than a new standard in hearing aid performance.

2012

ZEN2GO: A new tinnitus management device that plays random, soothing harmonic tones called ZEN.

IIC: The ultimate invisible in canal hearing aid with no joined parts or hard edges - a truly invisible solution.

2011

WIDEX SUPER: World's first receiver-in-the-ear (RITE) super power hearing aid.


2010

WIDEX BABY440: World’s first hearing aid designed specifically for babies. 

2009

CLEAR440: Widex’ first completely wireless hearing aid.

WidexLink: Proprietary wireless technology designed specifically for hearing aids. 

DEX assistive listening devices: A range of wireless accessories that connect hearing aids to mobile phones, televisions and audio, remote controls and landline phones.


2008

Passion: World’s smallest RIC hearing aid - only 21 mm in diameter.

mind440: The first hearing aid with the revolutionary ZEN tones that help users relax and have been proven to help in managing the effects of tinnitus.

NanoCare: a unique, Widex patented wax guard system based on nano technology which enhances the performance of hearing aids and increases their lifecycle.  
 

2005

Inteo: World’s first hearing aid giving a tailor-made sound experience.

 

1995

Senso series: World’s first fully digital in-the-ear hearing aid – no less than a revolution. In 2005, CNN lists modern, digital hearing aids as one of the top 25 innovations of the past 25 years.

 

1990

CAMISHA: (Computer Aided Manufacturing of Individual Shells for Hearing Aids): a groundbreaking, Widex-patented technology based on computer modelling and laser technology. CAMISHA transforms the way shells, earmoulds and earpieces are made across the entire industry.   

 

1988

Quattro Q8: First digitally programmable hearing aid with remote control.

 

1956

Widex 561: Widex’ first hearing aid - an elegant pocket model!

 

Widex 50 years
Interactive story-telling about Widex' development in the first 50 years.