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:
WIDEX BABY440: world’s first hearing aid designed specifically for babies.
CLEAR440: Widex’ first completely wireless hearing aid.
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.
Inteo: world’s first hearing aid giving a tailor-made sound experience.
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.
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.
Quattro Q8: first digitally programmable hearing aid with remote control.
Widex 561: Widex’ first hearing aid - an elegant pocket model!