Eargo Wins Gold Edison Award in Hearing Technology Design with Eargo Max

Thursday, April 11, 2019 General News
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The Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design and innovation.

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Eargo, the health tech company that's destigmatizing hearing loss

through consumer-driven innovation, was awarded a Gold Edison Award in the hearing technology design category for the Eargo Max. The Edison Awards celebrate excellence in innovation and business success. Winners were announced at the Edison Awards Gala and Innovators Forum in New York City on April 4, 2019.

Nominees for the Edison Awards were judged by a panel of more than 3,000 leading business executives including past award winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medicine.

"We are honored and thankful to the judging committee to be awarded Gold in Hearing Technology at the Edison Awards" said Christian Gormsen, CEO of Eargo. "This award recognizes the exceptional work our team undertook in designing a hearing aid for the consumer that is beautifully designed to never be seen, to remove the social anxieties linked with hearing aids."

Eargo is best known for the Eargo Max, a rechargeable hearing aid that fits discreetly inside the customer's ear, removing the social stigmas traditionally associated with hearing aids. Eargo's patented Flexi Fibers, made from soft, medical-grade silicone, allow for a more open, natural sound experience, amplifying sounds while reducing surrounding noises, enabling people to once again experience life in full, rich sound.

To learn more about Eargo, and to order a set of their award-winning Eargo Max hearing aids, please visit https://shop.eargo.com/.

About Eargo

Eargo is a direct-to-consumer health tech company that's destigmatizing hearing loss through consumer-driven innovation. The company brings a new form factor, business model, and refreshing brand to an archaic industry overrun by inflated prices, needless intermediaries, and complex purchasing barriers. For the first time ever, there's a brand that provides consumers with great technology, a modern buying experience, and a clear understanding of hearing health, Eargo offers an enhanced auditory experience for millions of people across America.

About The Edison Awards

Established in 1987, the Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. For more information about the Edison Awards, please visit http://www.edisonawards.com

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