PORTLAND, Ore., March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Otoharmonics and Westone have finalized an agreement for Westone to become the provider of custom-fit earphones for the Levo System in North America. The high fidelity earphones are designed to ensure comfort during sleep and allow for optimal positioning and controlled delivery of sound therapy through the Levo System.
"High-quality custom-fit earphones are an essential part of the Levo System," said Michael Baker, CEO and President of Otoharmonics. "Westone's longstanding history of providing premier products and exceptional customer service to the military, musicians and other communities particularly susceptible to tinnitus makes them a natural fit for the Levo System."
An expert in both hearing healthcare and professional audio communities, Westone is the leader in high-performance audio, in-ear monitoring technology and hearing protection.
"As a leader in the industry we have seen firsthand the damage that tinnitus can cause one's physical and mental health," said Jason Lockwood, CEO of Westone Laboratories. "We are extremely excited with our partnership with Otoharmonics to finally manufacture a product that addresses the problem."
The Levo Tinnitus System by Otoharmonics utilizes an FDA-cleared neuroscience-based approach to providing a personalized, patented sound therapy designed to improve the lives of tinnitus patients while they sleep. The Levo System works by identifying and mapping an individual's unique sound print using custom-fit ear buds and proprietary software on Apple iPad® and iPod® touch mobile digital devices.
According to the American Tinnitus Association, an estimated 50 million people in the United States experience tinnitus to some degree. While it's only a minor annoyance for some, for 2-3 million it's completely debilitating, causing serious problems such as sleep loss, emotional distress and anxiety.
Founded in 1959, Westone is the world's premier manufacturer of high-performance in-ear products including; musicians' monitors, earphones and hearing protection. After five decades of in-ear and acoustic innovation, Westone has developed a sizable portfolio of exclusive technologies, which incorporate only the most premium materials and optimal processes into all its products. Westone continues to pioneer new innovation into the world of audio and hearing. For more information, please visit www.westone.com or call 800-525-5071.
About Otoharmonics Corporation
Otoharmonics Corporation is a privately held company with headquarters in Portland, Oregon USA. An international team of world–class neuroscientists, clinicians, business professionals and patients, Otoharmonics has developed the Levo System for tinnitus management. Specifically designed for use during sleep, the Levo system utilizes Apple mobile digital devices to offer user-friendly custom sound therapy based on the specific needs of the individual. To learn more about the Levo System visit http://otoharmonics.com or call 503.336.9906.
Otoharmonics and Levo are registered trademarks of Otoharmonics Corporation.
Apple is a trademark of Apple Inc.
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