Researchers are working on miniaturization, external power supplies and wirelessly networked implants.
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People with cochlear implants who receive postoperative care via a remote, telemedicine service trialled by the University of Southampton have shown a significant increase in their empowerment coupled with real improvements in their hearing tests after using the online care tools.
Scientists at The German Primate Center want to use genetic engineering methods to improve cochlear implants.
Researchers have developed a computer model which predicts the neuronal activation patterns that the cochlear implant creates in the auditory nerve fibers.