Oticon whitepapers

Technology and research insights, delivered by the Centre for Applied Audiology Research (CAAR) at Oticon headquarters in Denmark.

CAAR investigates benefits of hearing technology in collaboration with leading researchers globally. It ensures that Oticon uses the best available research methods for this purpose and also explores new and yet unseen benefits. The Centre further delivers insights on new technology developed by Oticon. The collaboration between CAAR and the Eriksholm Research Centre ensures that Oticon has an evidence-based approach to developing its’ BrainHearing™ technologies.

  • Oticon Play PX: Supporting Communication, Learning and Inclusion for Children and Teens

    Children and teens with hearing loss require full access to sound and communication to grow, thrive, and learn. While conventional hearing aid technology may not fully support these opportunities, research has shown that the new features in Oticon Play PX promotes full access.

  • Oticon More™ new evidence – Reducing sustained listening effort

    This whitepaper presents the results of a clinical study that investigated the benefits of the key feature in Oticon More™ – MoreSound Intelligence™ (MSI) – in listening effort.

  • Offering the utmost support for new clinicians

    This whitepaper is the second edition of the Oticon Optimal Fitting Series, where we take a clinical dive into new offerings from Oticon.

  • The development behind Oticon MyMusic

    Oticon MyMusic is a hearing aid programme dedicated for music listening, no matter if music is played in the surroundings or streamed directly to the hearing aids

  • Simple ways to optimize your fittings

    This is the very first part of the new Oticon Optimal Fitting Series. In this series, we aim to take a deeper clinical dive into the fitting flow and fitting offerings that are continuously updated by introducing new features and functionality that improve the experience of fitting an Oticon product.

  • Oticon MyMusic™ – Clinical Evidence

    Oticon is introducing the MyMusic™ dedicated music program in Oticon More. In this white paper, we share with you the clinical study performed with 23 test participants who compared Oticon MyMusic to the previous music program and the General program in Oticon More​ 1.

  • Oticon More™ competitive benchmark Part 2 – Clinical evidence

    This white paper is Part 2 of a comparison between attributes of the Oticon More hearing aid and two top competitors. In Part 1, a comparison was made using technical measurements performed using a controlled and evidence-based methodology. Using the hearing aid sound recordings from Part 1, Part 2 explores the subjective perception of sound quality, as experienced by 22 test participants.

  • Oticon More™ competitive benchmark - Technical evidence

    This whitepaper describes the results of technical measurements comparing the performance of Oticon More to that of two high-end competitor hearing aids.

  • Oticon More™ Clinical Evidence

    This whitepaper presents the results of four research studies carried out with Oticon More™, providing clinical evidence for BrainHearing™ benefits of More for the ability of the brain to orient, focus, and recognize.

  • An introduction to The Polaris™ platform

    The new Polaris platform is the most intelligent platform ever developed by Oticon. This tech paper will introduce you to our new platform, how it was built, hardware updates and processing flow.​

  • An introduction to MoreSound Intelligence™

    MoreSound Intelligence (MSI) is the new “brain-inspired sound scene clarifier” feature in Oticon More™ hearing aids. MSI consists of several sub-features, and this tech paper aims to provide you with a deeper insight into all of these.

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    Bimodal hearing aid fitting

    This paper provides a brief summary of the benefits and different fitting approaches of bimodal fitting, and highlights the new overall gain trimmer and the existing bimodal fitting flowchart in the bimodal fitting panel in Oticon Genie 2.

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    Oticon Xceed and Xceed Play Audiology

    This whitepaper discusses the characteristics of severe-to-profound hearing loss and describes how the hardware and audiological features in Oticon Xceed and Oticon Xceed Play are designed to meet the needs of the power users. This whitepaper reports technical measurements showing Oticon Xceed provides a maximum improvement of up to 11 dB in signal-to-noise ratio.

  • Diagnostic Integration

    This whitepaper examines the time savings and accuracy of using REM AutoFit with compatible REM systems. Using REM AutoFit with IMC 2, this study shows that the hearing care professional can complete the automatic target matching sequence at 3 input levels in under 2 minutes with a match to target that is equivalent to that of the clinician’s manual approach.

  • Introducing Oticon Cros

    A white paper introducing the Oticon CROS product. Background on CROS and candidacy, as well as details of the feature Oticon delivers to the market and why this solution is unique for CROS/BiCROS fittings. Results of a dual-streaming claims test and the impact for users will also be described.


  • Oticon Xceed Clinical Evidence

    A study at the Örebro University Hospital in Sweden investigated the benefits of in Oticon Xceed and OpenSound Navigator™ (OSN) on speech recognition, listening effort and memory recall in noise for adults with severe-to-profound hearing loss.


  • Introduction to OpenSound Optimizer™

    This white paper covers the clinical aspects of introducing OpenSound Optimizer for adults and children. Furthermore, the results of two internal investigations into target match with and without the new feature are presented, and finally, a competitor study evaluating sound access, feedback annoyance, and sound quality.

  • Connectclip in the classroom and in the home

    This whitepaper explores the applications and use of ConnectClip. Special attention is given to ConnectClip as a remote microphone system (RMS) for children and adults. Results from the ConnectClip RMS field study with teens and tweens is also discussed.


  • Amsterdam OSN Children Study

    This whitepaper reports a study performed at VU University medical center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, which showed that OpenSound Navigator™ on speech improved understanding and reduced listening effort in noise for children with hearing loss.


  • Craftsmanship

    The smallest hearing aids from Oticon has become even smaller and can fit more ears, actually more than 8 out of 10. This paper describes the improvements made in the design and production to make it possible along with the data we have gathered over a 9 month period to document the improvements.

  • Closing a gap to normal hearing

    This whitepaper provides useful knowledge about listening effort in a normal-hearing population and may be used as a reference to studies that investigate listening effort in people with hearing loss.

  • Oticon Opn S Clinical Evidence

    This whitepaper presents a summary of the clinical research studies investigating the client benefits of the key features introduced in Opn S, namely the OpenSound OptimizerTM and new automatics in the OpenSound Navigator, namely the OSN Booster.

  • BrainHearing Evidence

    This whitepaper provides very unique new evidence behind the OpenSound Navigator and shows that across a range of noisy environments, people with hearing loss using Opn1 do as well as normal hearing peers in terms of speech understanding and a measure of brain load.

  • OSN Teen Study Results

    A research study shows that OpenSound Navigator™ improves children’s speech understanding in noisy environments when listeners directly face or face away from the talker, and preserves interfering speech coming from different directions.


  • OpenSound Navigator for Custom Instruments

    Clinical data shows that dual microphone Oticon Opn custom is on par with the dual microphone Oticon Opn miniRITE in a speech intelligibility test, and that the single microphone version of OpenSound Navigator provides benefits in noise.

  • Fitting Opn for persons with tinnitus

    People with hearing loss and tinnitus need extra support in many every day listening environments.
  • Data-driven hearing care with HearingFitness™

    Oticon shares openly its innovative vision and roadmap.


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    OpenSound Navigator™

    This paper describes the new technology implemented in Oticon Opn™, OpenSound Navigator. An overview of the underlying technologies and the new Oticon Genie 2 interface.

  • Wind Noise Management

    The new wind noise management feature in Opn estimates wind noise 500 times/sec. The speed and power available on the Velox platform make it possible for Opn to quickly and sufficiently attenuate wind noise, even between words.

  • Opn™ 30/20/20 clinical evidence

    This whitepaper presents a summary of the clinical studies investigating the end-user benefits of the new signal processing introduced in Oticon Opn on cognitive effort, memory recall, and speech recognition performance.

  • Benefits of Oticon Opn for people with hearing loss and tinnitus

    A research study that shows that the benefits of a significantly reduced listening effort with the OpenSound Navigator™ for people with hearing loss applies at least as succesfully for people with tinnitus.


  • REM Cookbook

    A short guide to best practices when performing real ear measurements in the clinic. The cookbook is based on the most commonly used input signals, hearing aid styles and rationales, and external equipment.

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    Velox™ Platform

    The Velox chip is built for hearing aids and for the advanced digital signal processing used to give hearing aid users the best possible experience with hearing aid technology. This tech paper will describe the Velox chip, its digital signal processing architecture, and the new wireless capabilities in TwinLink™.

  • Feedback shield LX

    Feedback shield LX is the ultimate enabler of OpenSound Navigator, the technology in Opn which allows hearing aid wearers access to more sound in their surroundings while maintaining good speech understanding, recalling more of conversations afterwards, and reducing listening effort.

  • Amplifying soft sounds

    An introduction to amplification in today’s digital hearing aids and highlights to the strengths of Oticon’s technologies VAC+, Speech Guard, and Soft Speech Booster. These technologies optimize audibility and speech cue preservation in all environments.

  • Bimodal Hearing Aid Fitting Guidelines

    As developed by Carisa Reyes, Staff Audiologist at Boys Town National Research Hospital, the bimodal fitting flowchart serves as a guide to clinical audiologists as they navigate the bimodal fitting process. The goal is to provide a logic- and evidence-based method for decision-making, yet keeping in mind the constraints in everyday clinical practice.


  • Client Target and REM

    Client Target is the Genie 2 fitting software concept designed to help the clinician achieve even more successful first fittings, right from the start. This document explains how the graph view has changed for all rationales in the new Genie 2 fitting software.

  • Fitting with Genie

    Oticon’s fitting and counselling tool, Genie, is designed to provide top quality fittings that meet the individual needs of each user.

  • Downloads and Support

    Find videos and instructions on how to use all Oticon hearing aids and accessories

  • Product News

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