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Products & Updates

otoplan
Products & Updates
New Features in OTOPLAN: Enhanced Hearing Implant Individualization

A new user interface, fully automatic 3D reconstruction and measurement of inner ear structures, simultaneous preoperative visualizations of various electrode arrays in the cochlea, support for placement planning of cochlear and bone conduction implants, and extensive postoperative analysis tools—those are just a few of the innovative features in the newest version of OTOPLAN. This software solution makes it possible to individualize hearing implant surgery—from planning the operation to the audiological fitting—like never before.

Intelligent Parallel Stimulation (IPS) compensates for the interference that occurs between electrodes.
Products & Updates
How Cochlear Implant Recipients Benefit From Intelligent Parallel Stimulation

Since 2006, each channel or pair of electrodes in MED-EL’s cochlear implants has had its own current source. These 12 channels with independent current sources allow each electrode pair to stimulate the cochlea with more flexibility. For instance, several different electrode pairs can stimulate different places in the cochlea at precisely the same time, which is often referred to as simultaneous or parallel stimulation.

Passive Mittelohrimplantate
Products & Updates
Passive Middle Ear Implants From MED-EL: Connecting What Belongs Together

As the leading developer of hearing systems, our goal at MED-EL is to overcome hearing loss as a barrier to communication and quality of life. Our comprehensive product portfolio has been expanded with a wide range of passive middle ear implants so that it now offers solutions for every kind of hearing loss and pathology. Based on decades of experience with active hearing implants, MED-EL's passive middle ear implants are characterized by high quality, innovative features and precise individual adjustment options.