Global Audiological Devices Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts, 2015-2018 & 2019-2022 -

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This report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The Global Market is further analyzed for overall Hearing Aids in terms of Thousand Units. Additionally, the Global Market for Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA) market is analyzed in terms of US$ Thousand.

The report analyzes the worldwide markets for Audiological Devices in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments:

  • Hearing Aids (Behind-the-Ear, In-the-Ear, & Canal Hearing Aids)
  • Measurement/Testing Devices (Otoscopes, Audiometers, Impedence Analyzers, Hearing Aid Analyzers, & Others)
  • Cochlear Implants.

The report profiles 57 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • AUDITDATA A/S (Denmark)
  • Cochlear Limited
  • GN ReSound A/S (Denmark)
  • Med-EL Medical Electronics (Austria)
  • Natus Medical Incorporated (USA)
  • Sivantos Pte. Ltd (Singapore)
  • Sonova Holding AG (Switzerland)
  • Advanced Bionics Corporation (USA)
  • Phonak AG (Switzerland)
  • Starkey Hearing Technologies (USA)
  • Widex A/S (Denmark)
  • William Demant Holding A/S (Denmark)
  • Bernafon AG (Switzerland)
  • Oticon A/S (Denmark)
  • Oticon Medical AB (Sweden)
  • Sonic Innovations, Inc. (USA)

Key Topics Covered:


Hearing Aids

Behind-the-Ear Hearing Aid

In-the-Ear (ITE) Hearing Aid

Canal Hearing Aids

Measurement/Testing Devices



Impedance Analyzers

Hearing Aid Analyzers

Other Measurement/Testing Devices

Cochlear Implants

Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA) Implants


Audiology Devices - A Review

Growth Drivers and Restraints

Hearing Aids Market Review

Cochlear Implants - The Fastest Growing Product Segment

Developed Markets - Traditional Revenue Contributors

Emerging Markets - Underpenetrated with Immense Growth Potential

Overcoming Social Stigma - Critical to Boost Penetration

Hearing Loss - Global Landscape

A Snapshot of Global Hearing Loss Statistics

Rising Prevalence of Age-Related Hearing Loss

Increasing Hearing Impairment among Younger Population


Innovations Drive Penetration of Hearing Aids

Next-Generation Hearing Aids to Extend Functionality beyond Hearing

Wearables/Hearables - An Emerging Alternative

PSAPs Draw Attention

Smart Glasses - Heralding a New Revolution

RIC/RITE Hearing Aids Gain Share

Hearing Aid Suppliers Eye Rechargeable Batteries

Market Ramps Up Miniaturization

Digital Technology Takes Precedence

Binaural Fittings Market to Grow

Consumers Demand More Value-Added Features

Customization - The Driving Force behind Product Specialization

Growing Need to Curb Healthcare Costs to Spur Demand for Audiology Devices

E-Commerce Boom to Buoy Growth in Hearing Aids Market

Hearing Aids and the World of Connectivity

Exciting Possibilities Afforded by Hearing Aid Compatible Smartphones

Mobile Hearing Apps Ecosystem Continues to Expand

Disposable Hearing Aids


Better Reimbursement Structure Improves Penetration of Hearing Aids

A Review of Subsidy/Reimbursement System for Hearing Aids in Select Regional Markets



Expanding Aging Population Drives Sales of Cochlear Implants

Low Penetration of CI Implants - Opportunity Indicator

Cochlear Implants Reimbursements: A Review (Recent Past)

Manufacturers Eye Emerging Markets

Bilateral Implantation Catches Up

Diversity Exists in Adoption of Regional Binaural Hearing Devices

Robust Prospects for BAHI


Major Distribution Channels for Hearing Aid Manufacturers

Public Organizations

Independent Audiologists

Large Retail Chains & Independent Retail Stores

Direct Sales Outlets

An Analysis of Hearing Aid Cost Structure


Audiology: A Prologue

Human and Technical Aids

Audiological Devices

Classification of Audiological Devices

Hearing Aids

History of Hearing Aids

Types of Hearing Aids

Behind-The-Ear (BTE)

Open-Fit Mini Behind-The-Ear

Receiver in the ear (RITE) or receiver in the canal (RIC)

In-the-Ear (ITE)

Canal Hearing Aids

In-the-Canal (ITC)

Completely-in-the Canal (CIC)

Invisible in the Canal (IIC) hearing aids

Broader Classification of Hearing Aids

Conventional Hearing Aids

Programmable Hearing Aids

Digital Hearing Aids

Technology - Analog Vs. Digital

Disposable Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids Batteries

Common Problems Associated with Use of Hearing Aids

Common Cold Affects Functioning of Hearing Aids

Hygiene Problems Associated with Hearing Aids

Prevention of Transmission

Measurement/Testing Devices


Video Otoscopes



Working of an Audiogram

Audiogram Interpretation

Audiometric Tests

Impedance Analyzers

Hearing Aid Analyzers

Other Measurement/Testing Devices

Cochlear Implants

Cochlear Implant Technology

Beneficiaries of Cochlear Implant

Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA) Implants


The Hearing Process

Nature and Types of Hearing Loss

Determining the Level of Hearing Impairment

Hearing Impairments

Conductive Hearing Loss

Sensor Neural Hearing Loss (SNHL)

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Congenital Hearing Loss

Common Causes of Hearing Loss




Hearing Aid Market

Leading Players in the Global Hearing Aid Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for GN ReSound, Sivantos Group, Sonova, Starkey, Widex, William Demant, and Others

Hearing Aids Market: Products and Distribution Presence of Key Competitors

Product Mix of Leading Players in the Hearing Aids Market

Consolidation in the Hearing Aids Industry

M&A en route (1990s-2016) - Making of Big 6 in the Global Hearing Aids Market

Consolidation Activity in the Hearing Aids Industry: Select Key Acquisitions 2006-2018

Manufacturers Increase Presence in Retail Space

Brief Review of Key Players

Leading Hearing Aid Brands

Growing Number of Choices Intensify Competition

Product Diversification - the New Mantra to Beat Competition

Higher R&D Costs and Patent Situation

Hearing Implants Market

Cochlear Faces Strong Competition

Leading Players in the Global Cochlear Implant Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for Advanced Bionics, Cochlear, Med-EL, and Oticon Medical

Competition in the BAHI Market

Leading Players in the Bone-anchored Hearing Systems (BAHS) Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Cochlear, Med-EL, Oticon Medical and Others

Cost Advantages in CI Implants

Chinese Manufacturers Foray into Cochlear Implants Market

Measurement/Testing Devices

9.1 Focus on Select Global Players

9.2 Product Innovations/Introductions

iHEAR Medical to Introduce OTC Hearing Solutions

Phonak Unveils New CROS B-R Device

Widex Rolls Out WIDEX EVOKE

Sivantos Launches Ready-To-Wear Silk Nx Hearing Aid

Phonak Releases New Naida B and Sky B Hearing Aids

Audio Service Unveils New Test Hearing Systems

Signia Rolls Out Pure Charge&Go Nx Hearing Aids

Phonak and Advanced Bionics Announces New Microphone Technology

Starkey Hearing Technologies Releases New Muse iQ Rechargeable

Oticon Introduces ConnectClip Wireless Bluetooth Microphone and Headset

Sonic Launches Enchant miniRITE with the Zpower Rechargeable Battery System

Widex Unveils BEYOND Z for BEYOND Range of Hearing Aids

Cochlear Introduces Cochlear Baha SoundArc

MED-EL Launches RONDO 2 Cochlear Implant Audio Processor with Wireless Charging

GN Hearing Rolls Out ReSound ENZO 3D and Beltone Boost Max

Starkey Hearing Technologies Rolls Out iQ Product Lines

GN Hearing Releases Rechargeable Battery Option for ReSound LiNX 3D Hearing Aids

Phonak Unveils Bluetooth-Compatible Audeo B-Direct Hearing Aid

Cochlear Launches Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor

iHEAR Unveils Eva Hearing Aid for Women

GN Hearing Introduces ReSound LiNX 3D with Teleaudiology Solution

Cochlear Bags FDA Approval for Remote Programming Option for Cochlear Implants

Sivantos Unveils Signia Lotus Series of Hearing Aids

Sivantos Launches Signia Cellion, a Contact-Free Rechargeable Hearing Aid

Sivantos Introduces Signia Silk, a CIC Hearing Aid

Sonic Introduces IICW Custom Hearing Aids under Celebrate100 and Cheer60 Lines

MAICO Diagnostics Introduces touchTymp, an Impedance solution with Full Touchscreen Interface

Advanced Bionics Introduces HiRes Ultra Cochlear Implant

Unitron Introduces the World's Smallest Wireless RIC Hearing Aid

Grason-Stadler Introduces GSI Pello Audiometer

Sonova Introduces New Hearing Aid Product Platform, Belong

Oticon Medical Introduces New Ponto SuperPower Sound Processor

Cochlear Introduces Cochlear Baha 5 Power and Baha 5 SuperPower Sound Processors

Oticon Introduces New Opn Hearing Aid

GN Otometrics Introduces New Immittance TestingSolution, MADSEN Zodiac

Phonak Introduces Nada line of Power Hearing Aids

Oticon Introduces Oticon Opn, a New Hearing Aid

Advanced Bionics (AB) and Phonak Introduce New Nada Bimodal Hearing Solution

Starkey Introduces SoundLens Synergy Range of hearing Aids

9.3 Recent Industry Activity

Vanish International Inks Agreement with Oticon Korea

Sivantos USA Enters into Partnership with TruHearing

InnerScope Hearing Technologies Inks LOI with AlgorKorea

Sivantos to Merge with Widex

InnerScope Hearing Technologies Signs LOI with Eltima Software

InnerScope Hearing Technologies Bags FDA Importers Clearance for ALPHA Line of Hearing Aid Devices

Natus Medical Takes Over GN Otometrics

Auditdata Acquires Simply Hearing Software

InnerScope Hearing Technologies to Enter into a Supply and Distribution Agreement with Blue-Gear

Cochlear Enters into Exclusive Licensing and Development Agreement with Otoconsult

Cochlear to Construct a New Facility in China

Sonova Holding Acquires AudioNova International B.V.

MED-EL Acquires Adjoin bone conduction hearing system from Otorix

GN Store Nord to Acquire Audigy Group

Abano Healthcare to Acquire Stake in Bay International

Starkey Enters into Partnership with Bragi

William Demant Shifts Production from Denmark and the US to Poland and Mexico

Vitakustik Acquires Lindacher Akustik GmbH




Total Companies Profiled: 57 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 77)

  • The United States (30)
  • Canada (5)
  • Japan (1)
  • Europe (37)
    • France (2)
    • Germany (9)
    • The United Kingdom (2)
    • Italy (2)
    • Spain (1)
    • Rest of Europe (21)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (4)

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Related Topics: Hearing Aids and Implants

Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
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For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Hearing Aids and Implants