Hearing aids are sophisticated pieces of electronic equipment. Think of them as mini computers for your ears. Hearing aids are programmed especially for you, taking into account the specific nature of your hearing loss and lifestyle. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that you can order hearing aids online and have them work best for
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Telecoils help you hear in concerts. Value Hearing explores this feature
Going to a concert, attending a lecture or going to a house of worship can be a challenge when you have difficulty hearing. The good news is that in conjunction with your telecoil hearing aid, many venues have special systems to help called hearing loops – or, more technically, an audio induction loop. You’re possibly
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Choosing the right hearing aid, in consultation with your audiologist, should give your best possible hearing. A new hearing aid will have the latest technology* such rechargeable batteries, Bluetooth connectivity and supporting apps. They are also discreetly sized, offer remote support. New ones are coming onto the market have sensors to detect medical conditions and
Once you’ve been wearing hearing aids for a while, you’ll know how essential they are getting the most out of life. So it’s no surprise that some clients experience a moment of panic when their hearing aids don’t work. While we welcome anyone to call us at anytime about their hearing aids, we have some
Value Hearing looks at whether your Bluetooth Hearing Aids can be hacked.
At Value Hearing, we get asked plenty of thoughtful questions from our clients about their hearing aids. Most recently, the questions have centred on Bluetooth technology. One has been on radio frequency radiation and now a client has asked a question about the cyber security of Bluetooth hearing aids. Before we get into that, first
If you’ve been using hearing aids for a while, you’ll know that they need some attention from time to time. If you haven’t, then you need to be aware that the initial settings on your hearing aid won’t necessarily be the same settings a year or two down the track. There are several reasons for
Hearing aids, like everything else, are advancing in leaps and bounds. This is helped along by the fact that a hearing aid is basically a computer dedicated to processing sound. Some modern hearing aids can process sound at over a billion operations per second! All this power is dedicated to cleaning up sound in a
Signia Nx
There has been a lot of new and improved hearing aid technology released in 2017. As we move towards the end of the year, Signia have released their latest platform, the Signia Nx. The Signia Nx claims to ‘replicate nature’ with Signia’s development of ‘Own Voice Processing’ (OVP) for a natural ‘own voice’ experience. Makes
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New Technology On The Horizon

Earlier this year Phonak and Siemens launched fantastic new chipsets but did not fill out their entire range yet. So we expect some new releases based on their current industry leading technologies during the EUHA. Phonak is expected to roll out their 24 bit Venture chipset to in-the-ear hearing aids. Siemens is likely to launch low
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Wireless Hearing aids are hearing devices that have the ability to communicate with one another. When listening in a noisy environment, the brain relies on information that is supplied by the two separate ears.  Sometimes the signal of interest is in one ear and not the other, for example sitting eating dinner with friends and
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