Hearing-aids are being customised and tweaked by software engineers and people who manage their own PCs and smartphones, the BBC has reported.
Frustration results when aid-wearers can’t tune their own devices, plus the fact that hearing-aid brands, parts and accessories tend to be incompatible.
Interestingly, when Apple announced its iOS6 platform, the possibility of pairing hearing-aids with the iOS6 system for better listening was hinted at. Many iPhone-using wearers of hearing-aids and cochlear implants have long dreamed of having remote control apps for both, consolidated to the iPhone.
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