GN ReSound


Helps people rediscover their hearing

The GN ReSound Group is a leading international developer and manufacturer of advanced and innovative hearing healthcare solutions. The company offers a full range of hearing aids and accessories under the ReSound, Beltone and Interton brand names. 

Through GN Otometrics, the Group also creates innovative solutions for all types of ear-related diagnostics and is the largest global supplier of computerized audiology and hearing-instrument fitting equipment. 

GN ReSound is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark, has subsidiaries in more than 20 countries and partners in 60 more and employs 4,075 people.


2014

Launch of ReSound LiNX™ and the corresponding Beltone First™ - the world’s first Made for iPhone hearing aids. These hearing aids provide direct sound streaming from Apple’s iPhone® , iPad® and iPod touch®. ReSound LiNX™ and Beltone First™ build on GN ReSound's third generation 2.4 GHz technology


2012

Launch of ReSound Verso™ - the first hearing aid with both direct streaming of sound and ear-to-ear communication based on 2.4 GHz technology


2010

Introduction of ReSound Alera™ - the first hearing aid featuring 2.4 GHz technology enabling wireless direct streaming of sound


2009

ReSound introduces Surround Sound by ReSound™ and revolutionizes the concept of directionality - no trade-off between optimal audibility, sound quality and comfort 


2008 

Launch of be by ReSound™, the first hearing aid in the new Remote Microphone (RM) category


2005 

Acquisition of German hearing instrument manufacturer Interton


2003 

Introduction of ReSound Air™ providing top sound quality without blocking the ear canal for the very first time


2000 

GN ReSound's parent company, GN, acquires Beltone Electronics, and Beltone becomes part of the GN ReSound Group 


1999 

GN Danavox's parent company, GN, purchases all outstanding shares of ReSound, and ReSound becomes part of the GN ReSound Group


1996 

GN Danavox and ReSound form a strategic alliance, resulting in the world's first software-based digital hearing aids


1993 

Launch of the world’s first Digital Feedback Suppression (DFS) system


1992 

GN Danavox introduces the first commercially available hearing aid using digital sound processing


1989 

First to launch an amplification system that compensates for the loudness sensitivity that often accompanies hearing loss (Wide Dynamic Range Compression)


1984 

Rodney Perkins founds ReSound Corporation


1977 

GN acquires Danavox and later renames it to GN Danavox


1947 

Danavox introduces its first hearing aid


1943 

Gerd Rosenstand founds Danavox