The Cochlear™ Kanso® Sound Processor is the only off-the-ear (OTE) cochlear implant sound processor with dual microphones and SmartSound® iQ with SCAN*.
Kanso dual microphones can enhance a recipient’s ability to hear in noisy environments by up to 30%.1,2 Combined with SmartSound iQ with SCAN, Kanso dual microphones allow the sound processor to automatically adjust to different listening environments, providing a seamless hearing experience.2,3
The Kanso Sound Processor is designed to be light, discreet and comfortable. As an off-the-ear option, it is the smallest in the industry.4,5
See why TWO Microphones are better than one, when it comes to the OTE Kanso Sound Processor.
*SNR-NR and WNR are approved for use with any recipient ages 6 years and older, who is able to 1) complete objective speech perception testing in quiet and in noise in order to determine and document performance 2) report a preference for different program settings. SCAN is FDA approved for use with any recipient age 6 years old and older, to be used at the discretion of the recipient/parent/caregiver
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