The 100% invisible hearing aid

Smart phones and hearing aids

A new way to hear while wearing your cycling

Consumer NZ says…

The truly ‘invisible’ hearing aid is here. The LYRIC is manufacturer Phonak , who claim it is “The first and only 100% invisible hearing aid”.
The Lyric is a deep-canal-fitting micro device that is fitted by a Lyric specialist audiologist using an ENT microscope.
Hearing aids controlled via smartphone applications are now entering the second generation of technology. Oticon, GN Resound and Starkey are just 3 manufactures that have direct wireless pairing between phones and hearing aids without the use of an interface. Now there’s a new way to listen to audio while riding your bicycle without compromising ride awareness. Several new helmet manufacturers are marketing a new breed of technology that will channel audio directly to your cochlear using bone conduction technology. Hearing aids are big business.Are commercial imperatives skewing consumer advice?

The arrival of major international players in the hearing aid game is changing the New Zealand market.

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