New Made for iPhone® Hearing Aid Offers a Whole New Hearing
COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
ReSound LiNX launches in global markets today as a revolutionary hearing
aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone®,
iPad® and iPod touch® without the need for an
additional pendant-like device. Users can also customize their
hearing experience through the ReSound Smart App™. ReSound LiNX advances
a number of ReSound technologies which already lead the hearing aid
industry. Among them:
ReSound LiNX is a revolutionary hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® without the need for an additional pendant-like device. (Photo: Business Wire)
ReSound LiNX applies the latest and most advanced version of Surround
Sound by ReSound™ – an integrated sound processing technology
providing top-rated quality sound.
ReSound LiNX is a Made for iPhone hearing aid that offers
direct streaming of sound from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, allowing
wearers to utilize their hearing aids to talk on the phone and listen
to music in high-quality stereo sound without the need for an
additional remote control, accessory or pendant.
The accompanying ReSound Smart App allows users to set
preferred volume levels as well as treble/bass settings, and use
geo-tagging to assign and adjust to the acoustics of frequently
visited places like home, work, favorite restaurants and more. ReSound
Smart™ also features a ‘Find My Hearing Aid’ function to help users
pinpoint their hearing aids if misplaced.
ReSound LiNX is the smallest wireless Receiver-in-the-Ear hearing aid
brought to market by GN ReSound, yet powerful enough to address 90% of
all hearing losses.
GN ReSound’s unique 3rd generation 2.4 GHz wireless technology,
based on the all new SmartRange™ chipset, is the foundation of
this latest technological breakthrough. ReSound LiNX is the
first hearing aid on the market to integrate SmartRange
with Bluetooth® Smart technology.
This revolutionary advance in hearing aid technology is also available
as Beltone First™, the sister brand of ReSound, both owned and operated
by GN ReSound. ReSound LiNX and Beltone First™ will be available through
a global network of hearing care professionals. Consumers can find more
information about ReSound LiNX on resoundlinx.com.
Consumers can find more information about Beltone First on beltone.com.
“We saw an opportunity to create the world’s best hearing aid by
combining the capability of GN ReSound’s life-changing technologies with
the compatibility and global prevalence of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch,”
said GN ReSound CEO Lars Viksmoen. “We are committed to improving
people’s lives through use of innovative technology and look forward to
more people correcting their hearing with this new technology – a
triumph in accessibility for the hearing impaired.”
It is this breakthrough technology in hearing aids which granted ReSound
LiNX a 2014 Consumer Electronics Show Design and Engineering Award
honoree in the Accessible and Universal Design product category.
About GN ReSound
GN ReSound is a leading international developer and manufacturer of
advanced and innovative hearing healthcare solutions. It advances the
wireless revolution with its unique 2.4 GHz and Bluetooth®
Smart solutions. GN ReSound has reinvented the hearing system with its
revolutionary ReSound LiNX and Beltone First hearing aids, and is
driving and defining the future of hearing care.
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Source: GN ReSound