Click here to see the official statement from the FDA. Cochlear™ Americas has not made an official announcement yet. As soon as the information about purchasing the new Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor becomes available, we’ll post it. It’s important to note that this sound processor approval is only for CI24RE (Freedom), CI422, and CI500 internal devices. N24 and N22 recipients will not get the upgrade until next year or 2015.