Made for iPhone Hearing Aid Brings Personalized Hearing to Millions
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Starkey Hearing Technologies, one
of the world's leading hearing technology companies, is excited to
introduce Halo™, a Made for iPhone® hearing aid engineered to be compatible with iPhone, iPad® and iPod® touch. The Halo hearing aid gives the nearly 30 million North Americans
with untreated hearing loss a new, discreet option that
seamlessly connects with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Available in Canada on May 1st, Halo, which is sold under the Starkey brand name, combines Starkey
Hearing Technologies' superior hearing with iOS to deliver a
revolutionary new hearing solution that makes every aspect of life
better - from conversations to phone calls to listening to music. Halo
will connect with the TruLink™ Hearing Control app, which is available
as a free download in the App StoreSM.
"Halo brings what people love about Starkey hearing aids to anyone who
suffers from hearing loss," said Dave Fabry, Vice President
of Audiology and Professional Services for Starkey Hearing
Technologies. "Halo delivers new standards of performance and
personalization, while providing convenient control and connectivity to
Building on iOS features that let you do everyday things like making
phone and FaceTime® calls, listening to music and using Siri®, Halo takes advantage of TruLink Technology and compatible iOS devices
to meet the needs of today's demanding and tech-savvy consumers. In
addition to seamless integration with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, Halo
hearing aids are also standalone hearing aids packed with Starkey
Hearing Technologies' best-in-class performance features including
feedback cancellation, adaptive noise management and directionality.
Visit TruLinkHearing.com for more information about the Halo hearing aid and TruLink technology
About Starkey® Hearing Technologies
Starkey Hearing Technologies is a privately held, global hearing
technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn. The company is
recognized for its innovative design, development and distribution of
comprehensive digital hearing systems. Founded in 1967, Starkey Hearing
Technologies currently employs more than 3,600 people, operates 21
facilities and conducts business in more than 100 markets
worldwide. The company develops, manufactures and distributes
hearing aids via four distinct brands - Audibel, NuEar, MicroTech and
its original brand, Starkey. For more information, visit StarkeyHearingTechnologies.com.
Halo + TruLink
Halo™, sold under the Starkey brand, is Starkey Hearing Technologies'
first Made for iPhone® hearing aid. iPhone goes everywhere with people; now with Halo and the
TruLink™ Hearing Control app, they can have a better listening
experience anywhere with no additional hardware.
Halo and TruLink features:
Delivers Starkey Superior Sound and pristine audio streaming of any
music or media played through iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Allows patients to personalize and geotag memories to match what they do
and where they go
Changes memories automatically based on personalized geotags (e.g.
Starbucks memory kicks in when they walk into a Starbucks)
Can be set to automatically adapt when the patient is traveling in a car
Enables them to control their hearing aid volume and memories via iPhone
with TruLink SoundSpace
Has a Find My Hearing Aid feature that can help find a hearing aid that
has been lost
Halo is also a great hearing aid, packed with best-in-class performance
features complete with feedback cancellation, adaptive noise management
Halo and TruLink can be used with iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
The TruLink app is available as a free download in the App StoreSM.
Halo will be available in Canada on May 1, 2014.
Visit TruLinkHearing.com for more information about Halo and TruLink.
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SOURCE: Starkey Canada
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