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Design firm creates world-class ultra-small hearing instrument


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Ottawa - Evolve Design Solutions (Evolve), a Canadian product design firm, is has announced the worldwide availability of its new industrial design creation, Shift, an ultra-small BTE (Behind-The-Ear) hearing instrument.

A new form factor designed by Evolve for Unitron, a global innovative company of technologically advanced hearing instruments was unveiled at AudiologyNOW! 2009, in Dallas. Unitron’s Shift form factor includes all the advanced technologies of their latest premium hearing instrument, Passport. Available in a range of color combinations, users can choose to be bold or discreet as the shells and spines can be easily interchanged by the hearing healthcare professional to match skin tone, hair color, personal style or any aesthetic preference. Units are said to be virtually invisible and comfortable to wear even with eyeglasses.

Evolve and Unitron worked closely together on the design in order to create a very small, unique and very stylish new hearing instrument form factor while combining the attention to detail and uncompromising quality of Evolve’s design with the advanced technological innovation of Unitron.

Commenting on the new product introductions, Unitron president and CEO, Cameron Hay said, “Passport and Shift truly exemplify our brand promise. Both are purpose-driven solutions that contain amazing advancements in hearing instrument technology and both showcase the great things that happen when we collaborate with our customers to respond to the everyday needs of their clients”.



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