Oticon – People First – our Philosophy
Founded in 1904 by Hans Demant, whose wife suffered from hearing loss, Oticon was built on care and empathy from the very beginning. Oticon has since been at the absolute forefront of technology that improves the lives of people with hearing loss.

When we say “People First”, it is much more than a fancy slogan: It is the way we think, the way we work, and the way we develop our products. People First is about empowering people to communicate freely, interact naturally and participate actively. Our commitment – People insight / Innovation / Empowering People Knowledge about users’ needs and challenges is the foundation for everything we do. User-tests, interviews and research – this is the fuel that powers our innovation. Powered by a relentless drive for innovation, Our company is driven by a dedication to doing things better and our innovative culture is geared to meeting the needs of a changing world. True innovation only happens when we work together, scientists, anthropologists, hearing aid users and their relatives, to find ways our technologies can meet the needs our insights reveal. We channel our people insight into solutions that support any lifestyle and any age. Our innovation efforts are never about what the product can do, but what it can do for you. Become a part of the conversation – and the solution.

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