Though digital wireless technology has been around for several years now, it has revolutionized the way many people have used their hearing aids. There are several benefits of this wonderful technology. However, most people do not fully understand all the capabilities these hearing aids provide.
One of the major benefits is ear-to-ear communication. Wireless technology allows two hearing aids to work together as one system, rather than operating as two independent devices. Both hearing aids operate together to process sound inputs and make changes based on those sound inputs. An example of this is if one hearing aid is being triggered to have the microphone change into a directional mode, then the other hearing aid will likely switch into that mode as well. This shared communication and data transfer between the two hearing aids happens in nanoseconds, which is much faster than the human brain can detect. This allows for smoother, better sound quality for the wearer.
Another reason so many are loving their wireless hearing aids is because of the ability to connect with other technologies, such as telephones, televisions, tablets, or musical devices. With wireless accessories, these hearing aids have the ability to stream sound from any of these devices so that the hearing aids become personal wireless headsets. This is not only convenient to the wearer, but also makes it much easier to hear when in noisy situations.