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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. Today, the company is owned and run by the second generation of the Tøpholm and Westermann families. These are some highlights from Widex’ history of innovation:
 

2010

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

 

2009

CLEAR440:  Widex’ first completely wireless hearing aid.

 

2008

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

NanoCare: a unique, Widex patented wax guard system based on nanotechnology 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.