It’s an exciting time to be a hearing aid wearer! In January 2019, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas featured several smart hearing aids. Major hearing aid manufacturers including Oticon, ReSound, Starkey, and Widex displayed their new technologies at the show. Certainly, the following smartphone compatible devices are among the best hearing aids of 2019.
Oticon KAIZN Marketed as “The World’s First Personal Artificial Intelligence (AI) Assistant for Your Ears”
KAIZN collects hearing data from wearers to make changes and offer tips in real-time. To explain, the hearing aid makes suggestions for users based upon their past listening wishes in different situations and adjusts the devices for the best listening experience. In fact, the device software and mobile app were honored with the 2019 CES Best of Innovation Award. In addition, it was named as a CES Innovation Honoree in the Tech for a Better World category. Moreover, our audiologists can keep you informed of the release date for this new and exciting product.
ReSound LiNX Quattro: An Amazing Sound Experience
The LiNX Quattro was a CES Innovation Honoree in the Accessibility category. Specifically, it was praised for its ease of use by the elderly and disabled populations. Above all, it has advanced sound processing with lots of memory and speed for clear sound quality.
Widex EVOKE: No Hearing Aid Battery Necessary
Widex calls their device “The World’s First Battery-free Smart Hearing Aid.” Instead of a traditional battery or rechargeable battery, they created a battery-free device by using fuel cell technology. Even more, the hearing aid will run for 24 hours on a 20 second charge. It was named as a CES Innovation Award Honoree in the category of Fitness, Sports, and Biotech. Our audiologists will begin fitting this new fuel cell technology in the summer of 2019.
Starkey Livio AI: A Smart Hearing Aid that Works with Alexa
Livio AI is the first hearing aid to warn that a person has fallen and to offer heart rate monitoring. In addition to working with Amazon Alexa, the device can connect to Apple Health and Google Fit. Its health monitoring earned it the CES Innovation Award for Accessibility.
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