The table below contains a list of important HIMSA milestones.

Date Milestone
  • 02/1993           HIMSA I/S formed to create industry standard. fitting framework
  • 02/1994           HIMSA opens US office.
  • 05/1994           The first Noah software released in Germany.
  • 07/1994           HIMSA begins certification of fitting modules.
  • 09/1994           Noah v1.1 released in the US and Norway.
  • 10/1994           Noah was released in the French market.
  • 03/1995           Noah v1.2 released. Hearing instrument selection data standard released.
  • 02/1996           Noah v2.0a released.
  • 10/1997           Noah module certification announced. First 7 fitting modules tested and certified.
  • 12/1997           4,300+ Noah packages sold in US; 8,800+ worldwide.
  • 1994-1997       Data standards released for hearing instrument selection, remote controls, audiograms, 
  •                          HIT, REM, Admittance (Impedance), Loudness Scaling and OAE
  • 04/2000           Noah System 3 released.
  • 01/2003           NOAHlink programming interface released.
  • 12/2003           Noah sales top 21,000 worldwide.
  • 01/2004           NOAHlink sales top 1,600 units.
  • 06/2011           Noah 4 is released.
  • 03/2012           NUG, the Noah User Group, is officially formed.
  • 06/2015           Over 110 companies support the Noah standard.
  • 01/2016           Over 35,000 Noah licenses in over 100 countries. Over 69,000 NOAHlink units sold.
  • 01/2016           Noah System 4.5 with Noah Mobile support is released.
  • 09/2016           Noahlink Wireless is released.
  • 08/2019           Over 100,000 Noahlink Wireless units sold worldwide.
  • 01/2020           Noah ES project officially announced.
  • 02/2022           Noah ES is released.
  • 12/2022           Tinnitus data standard released.
  • 10/2023           Noahlink Wireless 2 is released.
  • 11/2023           Suno Software first commercial PMS to integrate with Noah ES