Unlocking Quality of Life Benefits Through Firmware and Apps
Brian Taylor, AuD, and Niels Søgaard Jensen, MSc
The Hearing Review, May 9, 2023
Technology, which not long ago was found only on smartphones and other consumer electronic devices, is now commonly available on many prescription hearing aids. This new generation of hearing aids includes periodic firmware updates and smartphone-based apps. MarkeTrak 2022 survey data suggests this convergence of technology might be driving better quality of life outcomes for many individuals. This article explains how firmware and app updates have been introduced by Signia to gradually improve the performance of – and the wearer benefits offered by – the Signia Augmented Xperience (AX) platform.