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Roger Pen / Wireless microphone

Roger Pen
Roger Pen

Discipline: Product

Roger Pen

Discipline: Product

The Roger Pen is a wireless microphone that helps people with a hearing loss to understand more speech in noise and over distance. Advanced signal processing even enables them to understand speech better than normal hearing listeners. A wireless microphone can be life-changing for the hearing impaired. It makes the handicap however visible and as hearing loss is still surrounded with stigma, the pen shape design was chosen to make it as inconspicuous as possible. It is impossible to make a wireless microphone invisible but the mimicry of an ordinary object has contributed significantly to the acceptance and success of the Roger Pen.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2015

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 25 - 36 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Practicability, Innovation

Client / Manufacturer

Phonak Communications AG

Phonak Communications AG
Murten, Switzerland

Design

Phonak Communications AG

Phonak Communications AG
Murten, Switzerland

Gerard Palix, Etienne Julien-Laferriere

Design

NOSE

Nose AG
Zürich, Switzerland

Christian Harbeke, Lennart Behrmann

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