Widex releases its first hearing aid, the Widex 561, an elegant device carried in the user’s pocket.
Jeff Loran, Widex toolmaker, recalls seeing Christian Tøpholm on the floor, “It meant a lot to be visited by a director who, like us, was interested in technology.”
A dispenser in Ohio used a Mini Cooper to earn consumer attention.
Widex wins the ID PRIZE, a prestigious design award, for the world’s first in-the-ear hearing aid to provide the same high technical quality as the best behind-the-ear hearing aids.
Widex releases the Quattro™ Q8, the first digitally programmable hearing aid with remote control.
The world’s first fully digital in-the-ear hearing aid, the Widex Senso™, goes to market. 10 years later, CNN recognizes modern digital hearing aids as one of the top 25 innovations of the previous 25 years.