ReSound Smart


Listed in: Deafness/hearing loss  Tinnitus  
ReSound Smart

Available on:



(click to download)

Supported languages:

Bokmål / Chinese / Czech / Danish / English / Finnish / French / German / Greek / Hungarian / Italian / Japanese / Korean / Norwegian / Polish / Portuguese / Romanian / Spanish / Swedish

Cost:

Free

App that creates a direct connection between hearing aids and content from some android devices, iphones, ipads, ipod touch, and Apple Watch

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Languages

Bokmål / Chinese / Czech / Danish / English / Finnish / French / German / Greek / Hungarian / Italian / Japanese / Korean / Norwegian / Polish / Portuguese / Romanian / Spanish / Swedish

Countries of use

Any country where these languages are spoken

Cost

Free

Developer

GN Hearing
(Based in United States)
http://www.resound.com/en-US/hearing-aids/apps/smart-app

Funder

GN Hearing

Medical Adviser

Features

Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities

Summary

The ReSound App enables direct connection between specific hearing aids and mobile devices.

This means that without an additional Bluetooth connection, people can link to their devices to hear content, listen to music or take calls.

It works with specific versions of:
. Android phones and tablets
. Iphones
. Ipads
. Ipod touch
. Apple Watch.

Visit the ReSound website for the latest information on:
. which devices are supported
. which functions are available for each device.

The app includes a range of functions relating to adjusting and personalising how your hearing aid adapts to different environments, including:
. Changing and muting volume settings on your hearing aids
. Controlling the volume of mobile devices you are linked to by the app
. Using and adjusting a Tinnitus Manager to help mask the sound of tinnitus
. Adjusting your hearing aid for noisy environments, such as windy places, restaurants
. Using Global Positioning to remember `presets’ for specific locations, such as a park, or conference room
. Controlling treble and bass
. Helping locate lost hearing aids
. Using a mobile device such as an iphone as a `microphone’ to relay what people say across meeting tables, or in restaurants.


Tags: Disability  ·  Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)  ·  Medical

Reviews

Reviewer: Jesal Vishnuram, Technology Officer, Action on Hearing Loss UK
Review: “…what’s interesting about GN Resound is that all their wireless hearing aids…can connect to your smartphones and tablets wirelessly, allowing you to hear the tinnitus masker straight into your hearing aid. In fact, it allows you to hear any audio output from your smartphone and tablet through your hearing aid.
The GN Resound LiNX and LiNX2 premium hearing aids can directly connect to your Apple smartphones and tablets and some Android models; other hearing aid models and Android devices currently require either the GN Resound Phone Clip or the GN Resound Mini Mic as a connector.
The Phone Clip functions as a remote control in addition to connecting to your phone, allowing you to easily change the programme function on your hearing aids as well as allowing you to stream music or any other form of audio directly into the hearing aids. The Mini Mic allows you to gain better speech understanding in noisy places by reducing the distance between yourself and the sound source, allowing you to hear the speech more than the noise – similar to a loop system. The Mini Mic can also connect directly to your smart phone or any audio output socket using a wire to stream the sound directly to your hearing aids.
Other hearing aid manufacturers have similar capabilities but most require an additional bluetooth streamer to connect your hearing aids to a smartphone.”
Source: https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/community/blogs/our-guest-blog/the-big-noise-about-tinnitus-apps.aspx
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

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