Why Connecting Your Hearing Aids to Your Smart Home is…Smart

Woman connecting her hearing aids to her smart home.

Recall how the exciting new future technology was going to bring civilization into the “world of tomorrow”? We’re currently moving into a “golden age” of technology, and the advancement of hearing aids is a significant part of it.

Nowadays, dozens of hearing aid designs have the ability to connect directly to your smartphone, computer, or TV. This will put the sound of these devices right in your ears so people around you will feel more comfortable and won’t need to ask you to turn down the volume.

For the purpose of recreation, these functions are very good, but lots of users fail to set them up because they think that it’s too difficult. However, this could end up being an expensive mistake.

Improved Connectivity Adds Another Layer of Safety

According to the Fire Protection Research Foundation, the smoke alarm can’t be heard by a substantial number of people over 50. Can you hear your smoke alarm from any room in the house?? Even with hearing aids, this can be a concern. Luckily, this life threatening danger is already being minimized by new technology.

The public is getting access to new technology that is being developed every year. Smart home setups usually come with smoke detectors that can connect to newer hearing aids. This will permit you to hear the alarm from wherever you are in your home. The technical technique is very similar to how hearing aids stream audio from your tablet, TV, or computer to your hearing aid. But connecting your hearing aid to your smoke alarm can actually save your life.

Hearing Aids Can Stream to Wi-Fi Doorbells

In addition to improving safety, there is excellent entertainment value in connecting your hearing aid to multiple devices inside your home, but the current movement in smart home technology is at your front door. Doorbells that can sync to Wi-fi are turning up in more and more homes. The benefit of these doorbells is that they offer audio and video capabilities.

That’s one more device in your smart home for your hearing aid to connect to and that’s good news. Who’s that at your door? You would know immediately with a wi-fi connected doorbell, which would transmit audio straight into your ear.

Why It’s Worth Setting up up

It takes a little time to set these features up to work with your hearing aid, and that stops many individuals from using them. But if you want a more comfortable, safer, and more enjoyable life, you need to recognize that connecting your hearing aid to your smart home can help you have it.

The best part? When you buy your hearing aids, we can teach you exactly how to set them up. Even if you’re still not sure after you get home, the internet is a great resource for set-up help.

To sum up, if you’ve purchased a new hearing aid that has wi-fi capabilities, you’re missing out if you don’t set them up.

Is it Time to Update Your Hearing Aids?

If you have older hearing aids they probably don’t have many connectivity options. Furthermore, 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.

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