The Hearing Aid Factory
THE NEW TECHNOLOGY IN HEARING INSTRUMENTS
Most major hearing instrument manufacturers strive to make their products as sophisticated and usefull as possible. The sole purpose of their engineers is to improve the prior technology so as to keep up with every day items such as smart phones and wireless equipment. Following are some examples of what some of these companies are doing currently. We have been in business for close to 30 years now so we can tell you that these technologies were science fiction even 10 years ago now they are proven science facts. Who knows what will be available 10 years from now. One thing is certain: we will be here as your partner in the journey.
Oticon- They released their new hearing instrument, OPN, the first hearing aid featuring two dedicated communication systems: • One for outstanding binaural processing and • One for connectivity with devices. This is also the world’s first Internet-connected hearing aid. Imagine the capability to know when someone is at your front door, to have an announcement when your car needs an oil change or to turn on your coffee maker as soon as you turn on your hearing aids in the morning. It is the first hearing aid proven to make it easier on the brain. Other features are: Locate, follow and shift focus to the sounds you want to hear, Improves speech understanding in noisy environments so you can follow and engage in conversations, Improves soft speech understanding up to 20% – without turning up the volume, Better sound quality with less distortion in loud environments and Optimizes conditions for better speech understanding – even in situations with wind noise, great for golfers.
Resound- Their Linx2 instruments are amazing and connect directly to the IPhones which can fully adjust it like a full feature remote control. It also connects directly to a TV adapter so you can hear the sound directly into your hearing aids and this can be done with multiple users. The also have a very, very powerful model called Enzo which is our go to hearing aid for our profound hearing loss patients. It has all the features of the Linx2 and can be set to sound fully digital or analog for those who prefer the analog sound. This company also offers an array of wireless accessories to enhance your hearing experience. Things like remote microphones to hear people clear across large distances, cell phone adapters to connect to any cell phone through blu-tooth, as well as a TV tranmitter to hear tv clearly and without disturbing others.
Siemens/Signia- This company offers many unique products. They have the only fully water proof hearing aid, The Aquaris.They also offer rechargeable hearing aids in almost any of their models and at every price point. These are great for those with sight or manual impairments. Their new technology, Primax, is suitable for practically all levels of hearing loss and it redefines the lightness of hearing, its tiny housing is packed full of advanced functionality, and thanks to the eCharger, there are no batteries to replace.