Proven hearing performance

SmartSound iQ with SCAN automatically adapts to your environment.

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Cochlear's latest range of sound processors feature our most advanced sound management system - SmartSound iQ with SCAN technology. Without pressing any buttons, your Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor automatically adjusts to your environment - from work to school to home - so you can be confident that you're hearing your best wherever you are1.

SmartSound iQ with SCAN technology

SmartSound iQ - Speech in Noise Speech in noise: Have a conversation in noisy surroundings like a city street or a busy cafe.
SmartSound iQ - Speech Speech: Helps you hear speech more clearly, so you won't miss out on important information.
SmartSound iQ - Noise Noise: Hear comfortably in noisy situations, such as at a sports game, or while at the train station or airport.
SmartSound iQ - Wind Wind: Hear comfortably in windy conditions.
SmartSound iQ - Quiet Quiet: Appreciate soft sounds in quiet environments.
SmartSound iQ - Music Music: Enjoy listening to the music you love.



Please seek advice from your medical practitioner or health professional about treatments for hearing loss. They will be able to advise on a suitable solution for the hearing loss condition. All products should be used only as directed by your medical practitioner or health professional. 

Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact Cochlear customer service.


  1. Mauger SJ, Warren C, Knight M, Goorevich M, Nel E. Clinical evaluation of the Nucleus 6 cochlear implant system: performance improvements with SmartSound iQ. International Journey Of Audiology. 2014, Aug; 53(8): 564-576.[Sponsored by Cochlear].