Advanced Bionics

Bringing powerful connections to life

The ability to hear is transformative. Without it, the world can feel isolating and disorienting. At Advanced Bionics, we believe everyone can enjoy a life filled with sound.
For over 25 years, we’ve been developing leading hearing innovations that help people hear again, or for the first time.
Our partnership with Phonak allows us to provide even more leading-edge hearing loss solutions through our integration with the world’s most advanced and trusted power hearing aids.
We firmly believe that by improving your hearing, we give you the opportunity to make powerful connections with your family, friends, and the world around you.

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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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. 




Naída CI Sound Processor
Designed for performance

The only system designed for hearing with both ears working together, combining the most sophisticated solutions from Advanced Bionics and Phonak, the leaders in cochlear implant and hearing innovations.
The smallest, lightest AB sound processor with uncompromised battery life with the smartest automatic system so you can hear your best wherever you go.
Proven superior hearing in noise, on the phone, and in the water. With unequalled waterproof accessories for uncompromised hearing anywhere and a comprehensive range of wireless technologies for streaming audio.The Naída CI provides unique, groundbreaking features proven to help you effortlessly hear better in any environment.


Neptune™ Sound Processor
the world’s only swimmable freestyle™ processor


The first and only swimmable sound processor in the world provides the most flexible wearing styles ever, allowing you or your child to hear your world with the comfort and beauty of nothing on the ear.
Splash, soak, swim, snorkel and bond with your child at bath time! You can even enjoy the safety and peace of mind that comes with hearing in water.




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

We’re dedicated to being there at every step of the journey as you learn to navigate life with an implant. Explore our vast library of educational resources, designed to assist in listening, language, music, and assessments. All of our resources can be personalised to support you optimally throughout your journey to hearing.
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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




Communicate with Success Events
Join as at an event near you

We host regular Communicate with Success events 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, UK

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.