05/01/2023 | 06:00 CET | Company announcement
Staffa (Switzerland), January 5, 2023 – Sonova Holding AG, a leading provider of hearing care solutions, today unveils the launch of the Sennheiser Conversation Clear Plus earbuds, a new speech-enhanced hearable to help consumers improve their comprehension in noisy environments. This launch marks an important milestone for Sonova’s Consumer Hearing business in establishing a new category of early entry hearing solutions for consumers.
Martin Grieder, Group Vice President Consumer Hearing at Sonova, says: “Our goal is to become the go-to brand for situational hearing solutions and this is one of the key strategic priorities of our Consumer Hearing business. With their smart, intuitive features, these earbuds set a new standard for speech-enhanced hearables that will empower our consumers’ dynamic lives. We see a significant and growing market opportunity for this new category of early entry devices, with best-in-class products for different hearing situations to come in 2023 and beyond.”
Arnd Kaldowski, CEO of Sonova, adds: “Following the acquisition of the Sennheiser Consumer Business, we are pleased to embark on delivering powerful hearing solutions, which promise to shape this new market for early entry devices. The synergies created by this acquisition, including our expanding consumer reach with new distribution channels and the strong Sennheiser brand, will allow us to provide these leading-edge products to more people and get them started on their journey to better hearing earlier.”
Many people find it difficult to clearly understand conversations in noisy environments, such as in a busy restaurant or on a loud street. Conversation Clear Plus earbuds can be used whenever these consumers want effortless clear conversations. This is achieved thanks to advanced Sonova technologies and audiological expertise integrated into the Conversation Clear Plus earbuds. An independent study showed 95% of users experienced significant speech enhancement in noisy situations when using the product.1
An app permits Conversation Clear Plus users to tailor their listening preferences, such as the amount of background noise they want to hear, while integrated true wireless technology allows a rapid connection to any Bluetooth-enabled device. For more information please refer to the Conversation Clear Plus product media release at https://www.sonova.com/en/media-release.
1 Conversation Clear Plus performance study, FORCE Technology, 2022.
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