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FDA approves Neptune sound processor

Posted Dec 01 2011 1:32pm
Advanced Bionics is thrilled to announce that the NEPTUNE™ sound processor has received FDA approval in the United States.

Today is a momentous day for us all. You have all been anxiously awaiting this moment and it has finally arrived! Now AB recipients and candidates have the choice of a Neptune or Harmony sound processor for hearing their best with AB.

World’s First Waterproof Sound Processor

AB continues our history of innovation leadership with Neptune, the first and only SWIMMABLE sound processor in the world. Whether you or your child enjoy taking a dip in the pool on a warm day or bonding at baby bath time, Neptune delivers hearing during those important moments.

Industry’s First Freestyle Design

The lightweight Neptune processor features the industry’s first freestyle™ design, allowing you or your child to hear the world with the comfort and beauty of nothing on the ear. Neptune gives you the freedom to choose your wearing style—in your hair, on your arm, under your collar, or in your pocket—without compromising performance. Whether you want to show it off or tuck it away discreetly, the freestyle design lets you wear it just how you like.

Useability and Durability

Built Kid Tough™ for rugged use, Neptune is ideal for every age and every lifestyle whether you live in a humid area, love to swim, enjoy sports, connect in the classroom, or travel across the globe. Neptune carries an IP68 rating that offers maximum protection against solid particles and various forms of moisture, which means that you can hear your best in all weather, all sports, and all terrain.


To ensure you hear your best all of the time, Neptune is compatible with the industry’s most advanced hearing technology for the best possible hearing performance, including ClearVoice™, HiRes Fidelity 120™, and AutoSound™.

To Learn More about Neptune visit today!

I got my hands on a Neptune processor last week. It’s stonkingly beautiful!

Neptune as worn in water

Neptune sound processor (rear) and removable Neptune Connect controls (front)

Neptune waterproof headpiece (white) and out-of-water headpiece (grey)

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