Remember how the fascinating new future technology was going to take civilization into the “world of tomorrow”? A technology “golden age” is here now and that includes contemporary hearing aids.
Today, dozens of hearing aid designs have the capability of connecting directly to your TV, computer, or smartphone. This will put the sound of these devices right in your ears so people around you will feel more relaxed and won’t have to ask you to turn the volume down.
While these technological features are ideal for entertainment purposes, some hearing aid users find the functions too complicated and often don’t activate them. This could be a costly mistake.
Add Another Level of Security With Enhanced Connectivity
According to the Fire Protection Research Foundation, the smoke detector can’t be heard by a significant number of people over 50. Are you able to hear your smoke alarm from any room in your home?? This can sometimes be challenging even if you have a hearing aid. Fortunately, new technology is presently reducing this life-threatening risk.
Each year, new devices are manufactured and made available to the public. New hearing aids have the ability to connect to fire alarms that are a component of your smart home setup. This will enable you to hear the alarm from every room in your home. It works in basically exactly like connecting your phone to any other smart technology. But streaming your hearing aid to your fire alarm can actually save your life.
Smart Home Doorbells Can Connect to Hearing Aids
Streaming your hearing aid to all of the technology in your smart home offers you more than simply a safety element, it also has an entertainment and convenience element, particularly at your front door. Wi-fi connected doorbells have become prevalent among homeowners. The benefit of these doorbells is that they offer audio and video features.
The good thing for people who have hearing aids and have smart home technology is that it’s one more device your hearing aid can connect to. Not sure who’s at the door? A Wi-fi doorbell would send audio right to your hearing aid so you would see who’s at the door immediately.
Why is it Worthwhile to Ensure That You Get it Set up?
Many people fail to use these functions because they take a bit of time and effort to set up. Still, it’s important to realize that connecting your hearing aid to smart devices in your home can make your life safer, more relaxed, and ultimately more enjoyable.
The best part? We can demonstrate how to use these functions when you buy your hearing aid. If you’re still struggling with the settings when you get home, most hearing aids have sufficient online information to help you navigate the set-up process.
To sum up, if you’ve purchased a new hearing aid that has wi-fi capabilities, you’re losing out if you don’t set them up.
Is it Time to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids?
If you have older hearing aids they probably don’t have many connectivity options. Also, the audio quality of hearing aids is improving every day. Increase your hearing and quality of life by making an appointment with us to discuss a hearing aid upgrade.