Advanced Bionics


Life is full of amazing moments. Moments that inspire, exhilarate, and connect, and you want to actively enjoy all of life’s moments. For over 25 years, Advanced Bionics has been the cochlear implant innovation leader. Now, in partnership with Phonak, one of the world’s leading providers of hearing aid solutions, we are introducing our most advanced cochlear implant yet—Naída™ CI M sound processor and the world’s first CI solution dedicated to children and their needs—Sky CIM sound processor.
Leveraging the power of Phonak’s Marvel Platform, Naída CI M offers you a customisable hearing solution that is designed specifically for your unique needs, whether that’s at work, at play, or while traveling. Sky CI M offers your child a flexible hearing solution that’s designed specifically for their unique journey—from baby to teen to adult.
With Naída CI M and Sky CI M, we welcome you to a world of powerful connections, today and into the future.

Bringing technology to life

Advanced Bionics provides a comprehensive range of products designed to meet your needs and your lifestyle. Our cochlear implant system (CI) offers more ways to hear than any other CI. And every aspect of our CI has been optimised for clarity, comfort, ease of use, and reliability—allowing you to hear your best.
If you are an AB cochlear implant user or are considering cochlear implants for yourself or a loved one, you will find one-on-one support from AB.

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Naída™ CI M Sound Processor
Designed with you in mind 

Naída CI M is a part of an innovative, advanced cochlear implant system that delivers a brilliant hearing experience. This means powerful sound and excellent hearing in any environment, along with flexibility and durability that allows you to meet all of life’s adventures head-on.

Naída CI M offers a wide variety of features designed to improve hearing across all listening situations using AutoSense OS™ 3.0 operating system and direct streaming from a multitude of devices. Rest assured—every aspect of the system is designed to be seamlessly operated, providing you the ultimate ease of use.

For unique environments such as the swimming pool, noisy restaurants, or meetings, there are a variety of accessories designed to help you hear your best and be at the center of the conversation.


The two-ear solution designed to work together


For individuals with some hearing in one ear, wearing the right hearing aid helps them to hear even better than with a CI alone. Wearing a Naída Link M together with Naída CI M gives you a consistent sound impression between ears, and allows you to adjust both devices with a single control.

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Sky CI™ M Sound Processor

Designed with children in mind



Sky CI M is part of an innovative, advanced cochlear implant system that delivers a brilliant hearing experience for your child. This means powerful sound and excellent hearing in any environment, along with the flexibility and durability that lets children meet all of life’s adventures head-on.

Sky CI M offers a wide variety of accessories that you and your child can use for specific needs—from listening in the classroom to laughing when swimming and beyond. With so many features available, rest assured that every aspect of the system is designed to operate seamlessly, providing the ultimate in ease of use.


Go ahead, dive in – with our new waterproof battery



The best childhood moments take place in active settings—bath time, swim class, hikes, sports, and on holiday. Our waterproof battery delivers the same performance even during the most rugged childhood activities—all while providing secure, worry-free wearing. Advanced Bionics was the first to offer waterproof microphones and headpieces.
Our Slim HP AquaMic™ headpiece maintains a great hearing experience for your child while they play in the pool with their friends.

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HiRes™ Ultra 3D Cochlear Implant

Designed for optimal hearing experience and hassle free MRI

Sophisticated yet incredibly strong, the award-winning HiRes™ Ultra 3D cochlear implant delivers the proven benefits of clearer speech1 and a broader range of sound2. It is designed to exceed industry standards for impact resistance3, allowing you to enjoy life’s adventures without hesitation. With the HiRes Ultra 3D implant you can enjoy hassle free and pain free MRI examinations, with Uninterrupted Hearing.

*The HiRes Ultra 3D Cochlear Implant has been awarded the Medtech Breakthrough Award 2019 for Best Medical Device Solution.


HiFocus™ Mid-Scala Electrode

Designed for optimal cochlear placement


The industry’s latest innovation in electrode design. Developed through extensive research and using state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, the HiFocus Mid-Scala electrode has been designed for optimal placement in the cochlea to protect its delicate structures and preserve any residual hearing.



AB Community Mentors

Here to support you on your hearing journey



There really is nothing like talking to someone who knows what life with a cochlear implant is like. We have a network of volunteer AB community mentors who are cochlear implant recipients or parents and relatives of cochlear implant recipients, who can provide support, advice and education on cochlear implants. Connect with an AB community mentor on the HearingJourney™ online forum; the place to chat, laugh, learn and share stories about cochlear implants and hearing loss.
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Ongoing Education and rehabilitation                                        

Maximise your hearing potential

Advanced Bionics recognises that this is a life-long journey—one on which we’ll accompany you every step of the way. That’s why choosing AB and Phonak means you’ll have a hearing partner that will never stop looking for ways to ensure you can enjoy a life filled with sound. 

HearingSuccess resources can help you identify your hearing needs, set goals, and get support. Stay up to date on the latest developments in technology by utilising powerful tools and resources that can assist with your HearingSuccess.  Visit to learn more about our resources.

Communicating with confidence takes practice. SoundSuccessrehabilitation resource is an online, interactive program where you can practice listening to everyday language and conversations in the comfort of your own home. Visit to access SoundSuccess and discover other resources to help you achieve your hearing goals.Visit   to read stories written by CI wearers about their hearing journeys, and helpful articles on hearing loss and cochlear implant technology.


AB InTouch UK & Eire

Become a member today


Are you or your loved one an AB cochlear implant recipient? Join AB InTouch today and be the first to learn all about the very latest AB products and services. When you join AB InTouch, you get access to a range of great benefits, including: free entry into a monthly prize draw, discounts on AB accessories, invitations to AB events and information on the latest AB developments. Register online today at 

Communicate with Success Events

Join us at an event near you


We host regular Communicate with Success events online and across the country. This is your opportunity to meet with an Advanced Bionics Consumer Specialist and find out if cochlear implants are right for you, learn more about AB technology and accessories with hands-on demonstrations, understand how to get the most from your AB processor, and discuss what resources and support is available to you.
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Contact AB UK and Ireland 

Advanced Bionics UK Ltd
2 Breaks House, Mill Court
Great Shelford
CB22 5LD

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 847 888
Fax: +44 (0) 1223 847 898 


  1. Koch DB, Osberger MJ, Segel P, Kessler DK. (2004) HiResolution and conventional sound processing in the HiResolution Bionic Ear: using appropriate outcome measures to assess speech-recognition ability. Audiology and Neurotology, 9:214-223.
  1. Firszt JB, Koch DB, Downing M, Litvak L. (2007) Current steering creates additional pitch percepts in adult cochlear implant recipients. Otology and Neurotology, 28(5):629-636.
  1. EN 45502-2-3:2010. Active Implantable Medical Devices. Particular Requirements for Cochlear and Auditory Brainstem Implant Systems.






























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