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Watch educational videos about hearing, hearing loss, and how our implants work.

User testimonials let you see the faces of real MED-EL users from around the world.

Educational Videos
Overcoming Hearing Loss Hearing Implant Solutions

How Hearing Works

Video to help understand hearing loss and hearing impairment by explaining how hearing works.

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Conductive Hearing Loss

Conductive hearing loss is a problem in the outer or middle ear that prevents sound from reaching the inner ear.

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Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Sensorineural hearing loss occurs in the cochlea when hair cells are missing or damaged.

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Mixed Hearing Loss

Mixed hearing loss is the combination of sensorineural and conductive hearing losses from problems in the outer, middle and inner ear.

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Soundcoding in Depth
Optimised Sound Perception for Hearing in Real-life Listening Situations

Understanding Sound Waves

This video describes how sound waves are produced as well as how the frequency and amplitude of a sound are affected by the movement of molecules.

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The Acoustic Landspace

This video describes how sound consists of multiple sound components ranging from low to high frequencies.

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Identifying the Origin of Sound

Being able to identify where a sound is coming from is called sound localisation. In order to identify where a sound is coming from effectively the sound needs to be heard with two ears.

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Envelope and Fine Structure

This video describes how a sound can be split into two parts. Understanding both of these parts of sound is essential for you to hear in different listening situations.

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Place Coding in the Cochlea

When sound enters the cochlea it vibrates specific locations that are responsible for different frequencies. The uppermost region of the cochlea is transmits low frequency sounds while the lowermost region transmits high frequency sounds.

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Temporal Coding in Cochlea

Temporal coding is a mechanism in the cochlea whereby the frequency of the electrical pulses delivered to the brain via the hearing nerve match the incoming sound frequency.

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Sound Coding Development

This video describes how sound coding works and the history of MED-EL's sound coding strategies. The most advanced sound coding strategy is called FineHearing.

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Born from Electric Acoustic Stimulation

This video describes the benefits of the MED-EL Electric Acoustic Stimulation Hearing Implant System.

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Place Coding with FineHearing®

Only FineHearing gives cochlear implant recipients access to 250 unique pitches of sound. More than any other cochlear implant system.

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Temporal Coding with FineHearing®

Only FineHearing provides additional low frequency information which enables our recipients to have a complete sound experience.

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Identifying the Origin of Sound with FineHearing®

This video describes how FineHearing in bilaterally implanted cochlear implant users enables accurate sound coding.

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Summary

This video describes how FineHearing allows best access to the essential elements of both speech and music.

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SYNCHRONY
Cochlear Implant System

SONNET Audio Processor Keyfeatures

The SONNET Audio Processor from MED-EL is part of the SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant System. Cochlear implants are for individuals with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss.

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SYNCHRONY Implant Keyfeatures

The SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant is built on the proven and reliable MED-EL CONCERTO cochlear implant, and features a revolutionary conical magnet that can be removed and is MRI Safe at 3.0 Tesla.

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RONDO WaterWear

The WaterWear for RONDO is a waterproof (IP68) accessory for the RONDO Audio Processor for cochlear implants. It gives recipients of MED-EL cochlear implants the ability to hear in and around water.

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SONNET Audio Processor Colours

The SONNET Audio Processor for MED-EL cochlear implants is available in hundreds of color combinations.

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It's your moment.

The MED-EL SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant System. Featuring the SONNET Behind-the-Ear Audio Processor, the RONDO Single Unit Processor, and the SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant. Cochlear implants are for individuals with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss.

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MAESTRO
Cochlear Implant System

MAESTRO™
Cochlear Implant System

Video explaining MED-ELs cochlear implant system. Cochlear Implants for individuals with hearing loss and hearing impairment.

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Priya
CI recipient (India)

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Varinder
CI recipient (India)

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Sambhav
CI recipient (India)

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Ethan
CI recipient (Canada)

Ethan was born deaf and received MED-EL cochlear implants. Now he uses verbal communication to connect with children and hear his parents.

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Don
CI recipient (Canada)

RONDO has taken comfort and convenience to a new level for Don. RONDO is so small and light, he forgets he’s even wearing it.

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Kathy
CI recipient (Canada)

The RONDO cochlear implant Single-Unit Processor has improved Kathy's life especially at work.

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Falisha
CI recipient (Indonesia)

Falisha's excellent hearing allows her to excell in school and to communicate confidently in many languages.

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Vasanthi
CI recipient (Malaysia)

Staying social is important when you cook for your friends and family. Vasanthi is part of the conversation.

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Manot
CI recipient (Thailand)

Staying active in his community is important to Manot. Cochlear implants help him to enjoy his hobbies, and his wife's company.

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Pater Hans
CI recipient (Austria)

Father Hans is connected to a world of sound and to his congregation.

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Duncan
CI recipient (UK)

Duncan, a bilateral cochlear implant recipient from Manchester, describes hearing loss and how his life improved with cochlear implants.

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Hanna
CI recipient (UK)

Music is important to Hanna. She plays the coronet and is active in a youth orchestra.

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Elisabeth
CI recipient (Germany)

Elisabeth is grateful for the improved quality of life she has gained with her cochlear implant.

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Laurie
CI recipient (UK)

Laurie, in his 70's, lived with hearing loss for 50 years. Through cochlear implants he is now able to hear again.

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Sean
CI recipient (Australia)

For Sean, hearing aids were no longer a solution. In a small mining town, a cochlear implant has changed his life.

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Cayden
CI recipient (Australia)

Cayden's parents researched the CI intensively. Today, Cayden can hear his mother's voice during playtime.

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Isla
CI recipient (Australia)

Growing up in a family where music is very important, Isla, a young CI recipient, loves to sing and dance when her father plays the guitar.

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Michele
CI recipient (Australia)

Michele lost her hearing suddenly. With strength, positivity, and her CI, she has returned to work and her family life is back to normal.

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Laurita
CI recipient (Colombia)

Her parents and grandparents provide her with the support she needs to grow up listening and learning thanks to her cochlear implants.

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Kadu
CI recipient (Brazil)

Kadu has a joy for life. He loves to sing, dance, play and learn alongside his peers. His mother explains about deciding for a cochlear implant: a life changing decision.

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Olivia
CI recipient (Argentina)

Music is Olivia's companion when she is painting. With her hearing restored, music inspires and the CI has greatly improved communication with her husband.

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Donn
CI recipient (USA)

One morning, Donn woke up and he could no longer hear. With the help of his CIs, Donn can now hear the special sounds he once thought were lost forever.

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Kaho
CI recipient (Japan)

Five years after receiving her first cochlear implant , Kaho graduates from kindergarten along with her hearing peers.

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Joshua
CI recipient (Canada)

Josh is learning to hear the world around him with his CIs. His parents are there to guide him, offering support, explanations and creative ways to make learning to hear fun.

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Mr. Mizumoto
CI recipient (Japan)

Mizumoto San can enjoy the company of his family once again and have long conversations with his oldest friend.

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Jean
CI recipient (USA)

During a visit to MED-EL headquarters, Jean was able to express her appreciation for the technology that has restored her hearing.

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Leanne
CI recipient (Australia)

Leanne and her daughter have a strong relationship. Now, thanks to improved communication, their time together is even more special.

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Sahib
CI recipient (USA)

Sahib loves the natural world. For too long, however, he struggled to hear and to learn. Now, thanks to his CIs, he is learning and exploring his intrests to the fullest.

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EAS
Hearing Implant System

EAS™
Hearing Implant System

Video explaining MED-ELs EAS hearing implant system. An excellent treatment for hearing loss and hearing impairment in children and adults.

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Donald
EAS recipient (Philippines)

With EAS, Donald hears sounds he didn't even know he was missing.

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Denise
EAS recipient (Australia)

Denise struggled with her hearing for years, choosing many different devices. EAS has proven to be the best solution and now there are no more obstacles for her career or her relationships.

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VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE®
Middle Ear Implant System

VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE®
Middle Ear Implant System

Video explaining MED-ELs Middle Ear Implant System. For hearing loss and hearing impairment the system is an excellent alternative to hearing aids.

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Daniel
Middle Ear Implant recipient (Canada)

For Daniel, improved hearing has led to an improved relationship with his grandchildren.

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Rujira
Middle Ear Implant recipient (Thailand)

The VSB opens doors for Rujira both at school and amongst her peers.

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Walter
Middle Ear Implant recipient (Austria)

Music is important to Walter, the VSB lets him hear every note.

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BONEBRIDGE
Bone Conduction Implant System

BONEBRIDGE™
Bone Conduction Implant

Video explaining MED-ELs Bone Conduction Implant System. The BONEBRIDGE is intended for individuals with conductive or mixed hearing loss or single-sided deafness.

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BCI Lifts & BCI Sizer Kit

This short animation shows how the BCI Lifts work and how the BCI Sizer Kit is assembled and used, to determine the size of BCI Lifts needed, if they are required during surgery.

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Kelly
Bone Conduction Implant recipient (Canada)

Due to the BONEBRIDGE Bone Conduction Implant from MED-EL, Kelly has overcome hearing loss and enjoyed instant hearing from her very first activation.

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Daniela
Bone Conduction Implant recipient (Austria)

The world's first Bonebridge recipient is profiting from the system in the workplace as well as in her love for music.

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Erwin
Bone Conduction Implant recipient, 12 years old (Austria)

Erwin is one of the first children to receive a Bonebridge and has seen how much it has helped him become fully involved in daily life with his family and friends.

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Promotional Videos
For advertisement and corporate use

The World is RONDO

Check out why the world is RONDO: RONDO is the world's first single-unit processor for cochlear implants.

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The Red String
Imagevideo

MED-EL hearing implants connect individuals around the globe to a world of sound.

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Flex Electrode Arrays

The FLEX Electrode Array features MED‑EL’s unique wave-shaped wiring and atraumatic tip for maximum softness during insertion.

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CONCERTO Pin

The CONCERTO implant is provided with optional pins for easier fixation.

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CONCERTO
The world smallest and lightest Implant

All the features of the new CONCERTO titanium implant are explained.

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MAESTRO
Performance Animation

Performance matters. The MED-EL MAESTRO CI System finishes ahead of the competition offering a superior hearing experience.

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OPUS 2XS
Introduction

Even ladybugs can appreciate how lightweight the OPUS 2XS is.

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BONEBRIDGETM
The Big Awakening

A task force of MED-EL scientists is waking up something REALLY BIG!

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BONEBRIDGETM
A Breakthrough Technology

Geoffrey Ball (CTO), Ingeborg Hochmair (CEO) and one of the first Bonebridge users talk about the world's first active bone conduction hearing system.

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Hands-On RONDO
A series of videos that introduce the processor and explain how to use it

RONDO™
Single-Unit Processor

Video explaining the MED-EL cochlear implant system with the RONDO.

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Hands-On Chapter 1
Introducing the RONDO

Video explaining the MED-EL cochlear implant system with the RONDO.

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Hands-On Chapter 2
Activating/Deactivating

This short video describes how to activate and deactivate the RONDO Single-Unit Processor for MED-EL's cochlear implant solution.

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Hands-On Chapter 3
Changing the Batteries

This video describes how to change the batteries of the RONDO Single-Unite Processor.

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Hands-On Chapter 4
Changing the Magnet

This video describes how to change the magnet of the RONDO Single-Unit Processor.

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Hands-On Chapter 5
Syncing the FineTuner

This video describes how to sync the RONDO Single-Unit Processor with the MED-EL FineTuner.

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Hands-On Chapter 6
Using the Speech Processor Test Device

This video describes how to use the speech processor test device with the RONDO Single-Unit Processor.

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Hands-On Chapter 7
Connecting ALDs or External Devices

This video describes how to connect the RONDO Single-Unit Processor to assistive listening devices and external devices.

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Hands-On OPUS 2
Practical videos explaining how the OPUS 2 processor works

Connecting with Assisitive Listening Devices

How to connect direct link assistive listening devices such as FM and Bluetooth systems to the OPUS 2 providing wireless connection.

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Connecting with MP3 players & Mobile Phones

The battery pack casing enables connection with portable CD players, MP3 players and mobile phones.

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Connecting with a Remote Battery Pack

The OPUS 2 remote battery pack lets you power the OPUS 2 with a single AA battery.

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Connecting the Children's Battery Pack

The OPUS 2 children's battery pack enables wearing of the processor at ear level with the security of attaching the battery pack to clothing.

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ActiveWear Configuration for infants and sport

Baby behind the ear or ActiveWear OPUS 2 wearing option for babies and those who do high-energy activities.

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OPUS 2 DaCapo Rechargeable Battery Pack

OPUS 2 DaCapo rechargeable battery pack enables even lighter processor and full FM compatibility.

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Syncing the FineTuner

FineTuner enables the user to make changes on the go without removing the processor from the ear.

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How to disassemble the OPUS 2

Information on disassembling the OPUS 2 and changing the batteries.

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How to switch the OPUS 2, On and Off

Describes how to switch the OPUS 2 on and off. The blinking red light indicates the selected program.

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Components of the OPUS 2 CI Audio Processor

This video shows clearly all of the components of the OPUS 2 audio processor.

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