500 different models of hearing aids under 3 brands, produced by a Turkish company and exported to about 40 countries around the world, to help people with hearing problems.
The Turkish company ear-technic began its journey in Germany in the 1970s, before moving its headquarters to Turkey in 2001 to complete the production process of the European Free Zone in arkh district, Tkirdag state (northwest).
The Turkish company is one of seven large companies in the world that produce hearing aids, with an annual production capacity of 160,000 devices, manufactured using local technologies, electronics and sound software.
"His company exports hearing aids produced under 3 different brands to 40 countries around the world," said Amin Aagj, the company's chairman.
"The company began its activities in the production of hearing aids in the 1970s in Germany, before moving its production headquarters to Turkey in 2001," Ajaj said.
"We bought all the shares in the company from German partners, to continue producing local hearing aids for nearly 20 years."
He explained that the company exports 500 different models of hearing devices produced under 3 brands (earnet, helixhearing, anaton) to 40 countries.
Agag said they produced hearing aids using local technologies, electronics and sound software.
He noted that his company provides employment opportunities for more than 400 people, distributed to the main company and its other facilities.
"We produce hearing aids in accordance with many internationally accepted standards, and these standards are constantly being developed through the company's r&d activities with local capabilities," he said.
He noted that the purpose of the company's hearing aids was to help people with hearing problems and improve their hearing in order to ensure their participation in social and professional life.
In 2015, they produced a new model for hearing aids after five years of studies, research and development.
Ajaj noted that traditional hearing aids do not provide hearing of some audio details, because the speaker is in the back of the ear, because the sound usually hits the ear, and sends it to the hearing canal after filtering it and then moves to the brain.
"But the speaker can't help the ear perform sound filtering, for example, when a speaker walks outside during stormy weather, the speaker over-transmits the sounds of storms and rain, which affects the clarity of the sound."
"Through the new audio assist model, we were able to put the headset inside the ear and ensure it was not affected by weather. "We have been able to create this model by taking advantage of local potential."
The new audio assist model consisted of two models, one with two ordinary ear adapters and the other equipped with a wireless system for transmitting acoustic oscillations.
The model developed has ended the biggest problem facing audio assistant users, namely, the inability to understand and clearly recognize sounds, Ajaj said.