At Florida Hearing Matters, one of the areas we focus on is connected hearing aids. Using wireless technology, hearing aids connect left ear and right ear to help directional listening. Wireless technology also enables advanced connectivity hearing aids to connect with devices such as smartphones, TVs, and home automation devices, bringing the listener much more in touch with their surroundings.
In some cases, hearing aids use proprietary wireless protocols to save battery power when streaming audio, such as with TV streaming devices. The latest hearing aids are using industry-standard Bluetooth wireless technology, enabling connections to more smartphones for truly hands-free operation.
Phonak is a leading manufacturer of hearing aids and committed to changing the lives of their wearers, creating new breakthroughs in hearing technology. With the latest advances in chips and software, Phonak devices are small, yet highly capable.
Audeo B Direct
The Phonak Audeo B direct breaks new ground as Made For All, using industry-standard Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology to connect to phones running Android, iOS, Tizen, Windows Mobile, and many other mobile operating systems for hands-free calls. The SWORD chip also enables Phonak proprietary protocols for use with the Phonak TV Connector.
Founded in 1904, Oticon is one of the oldest and most respected hearing aid manufacturers in the world. With revolutionary technology and a People First promise, Oticon offers a wide range of revolutionary hearing aids for every lifestyle. Learn more about Oticon’s products by visiting their website here.
Oticon Opn introduces groundbreaking technology that is fast enough to support the brain and precise enough to monitor the soundscape and differentiate between sounds. Made for iPhone connectivity connects to Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, and Apple Watch. Opn also features unique IFTTT capability for connection to home automation devices using simple applets.
GN Resound is a hearing aid manufacturer that offers innovative hearing solutions that combine original thinking and design with premium technology. Founded in 1943, ReSound offers a wide range of hearing aid technology. Learn more about GN ReSound by visiting their website here.
ReSound LiNX 3D combines the latest Binaural Directionality III technology with Made for iPhone connectivity for direct sound streaming. LiNX 3D hearing aids are up to 40% better at speech recognition in noise, while still bringing in 80% of surrounding sounds. The ReSound Assist app can help your audiologist tune your hearing aid programming.
Starkey is a leading hearing aid manufacturer based out of Minnesota. Their hearing solutions are designed to bring people together by helping to empower them to reach their full potential. Learn more about Starkey’s products by visiting their website here.
Halo 2 hearing aids, available in our smallest Made for iPhone style, help you stay connected to the people and things you love most. With our easy-to-use TruLink Hearing Control app, Halo 2 is engineered to work specifically with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch. Listeners can also experience music in a whole new way with pure, refined sound quality.
Widex is a family owned hearing aid manufacturer with an uncompromising approach to innovation. With a wide range of hearing solutions that allow their wearers to connect and communicate easily, Widex has a solution for every lifestyle. Learn more about Widex’s products by visiting their website here.
The Widex BEYOND features Made for iPhone connectivity and the BEYOND App, available on either Android or iOS. Using the BEYOND App, listeners can adjust their hearing aids independently for their environment, and can create personalized hearing programs as well as find their hearing aids if placed nearby.