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Fourth Consecutive Year Product Designs Have Been Recognized.

Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is proud to announce that Halo™, its Made for iPhone® hearing aid, has been honored with a red dot award: product design 2014. This is the fourth consecutive year Starkey Hearing Technologies has won this award, having been recognized last year for Xino™ Tinnitus, in 2012 for its AMP® hearing aid and in 2011 for SoundLens®. The red dot design award is one of the most renowned international product competitions in the world. In 2014, the 40-member expert panel discussed and evaluated 4,815 entries from 53 countries.

Halo, which is sold under the Starkey brand name, combines Starkey Hearing Technologies’ superior hearing with iOS to deliver a revolutionary new hearing solution. Halo hearing aids are engineered to work with iPhone, iPad® and iPod touch®, so FaceTime® and phone calls, music, videos and more stream directly into hearing aids with pristine sound quality. Halo connects with the TruLink™ Hearing Control app, which is available as a free download in the App StoreSM.

Halo will be featured with the other prize-winning products in a special exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, from July 8 to August 3, 2014.

About the red dot design award

The Red Dot Design Award, founded by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, is one of the most sought-after marks of quality for excellent design. With around 2,000 exhibits spread over an area of more than 4,000 square meters, the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany, houses the largest exhibition of contemporary design worldwide. For more information, go to red-dot.de/press.