The Beltone First Hearing Aid Is Like No Other

July 31, 2014

TV INTERVIEW: Frank Skubski, General Manager of Beltone Canada appeared on CTV MORNING LIVE HALIFAX and discussed the Beltone First Hearing Aid.

Don’t Forget About Your Hearing

July 30, 2014

TV INTERVIEW: Frank Skubski, General Manager of Beltone Canada appeared on GLOBAL MORNING NEWS HALIFAX and discussed the Beltone First Hearing Aid.

The Beltone First Has Ground Breaking Technology That Will Help You Hear Better

April 27, 2014

TV INTERVIEW: Beltone Canada was featured on CTV WEBMANIA demonstrating the new BELTONE FIRST HEARING AID.

Beltone—An iPhone Hearing Aid

May 20, 2014

As important as hearing is to our daily lives, it is also one of our major health concerns. Over 30 million people in the U.S have hearing problems. These are people of all ages and from all walks of life. Most hearing problems develop gradually, often causing the hearing impaired person to slowly withdraw from normal social and business situations. Fortunately, the vast majority of people with hearing difficulties can benefit from either medical treatment or hearing aids or both.

Hearing Aids Get Smart, Can Be Controlled By An iPhone

May 20, 2014
Zach Walton

Hearing aids aren’t exactly what you would consider high tech. Sure, the technology has come a long way since its introduction in 1898, but nobody has paired it with a smart phone… until now. Beltone, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of hearing aids, announced the Beltone First today. The electronic hearing aid is the first that can be controlled remotely via a user’s iPhone. The hearing aid paired with the power of the iPhone allow for unprecedented sound quality, or so claims Beltone.

Beltone Celebrates Better Hearing & Speech Month with Revolutionary Made for iPhone Hearing Aids

May 19, 2014

While many of us associate hearing aids with our grandfather sitting in a rocking chair trying to adjust the sound levels, today's high-tech hearing aids are wireless, virtually undetectable and now for the first time, can be controlled right through your iPhone. Beltone, one of the world's largest manufacturers of hearing devices , recently announced the first-ever 'Made for iPhone' hearing aid – Beltone First.

Beltone Holds 2014 National Meeting in Orlando

May 14, 2014

Beltone, Chicago, held its 2014 National Meeting at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, on April 10-12. The annual meeting themed LEAP (Leaders Execute and Perform) with Beltone was attended by nearly 625 members of Beltone’s US and Canadian dispenser network, as well as international guests representing 15 countries.

Made for iPhone Hearing Aid Provides Life-impacting Benefits

May 11, 2014

Beltone Electronic Corp. has launched a new hearing aid that offers direct control from an iPhone. It receives sound streamed wirelessly from an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. The future of hearing aid technology has taken health care and technology to new heights.The Beltone First is a revolutionary hearing aid that offers made-for-iPhone capability to help millions of Americans with hearing loss address it through the utilization of everyday technology.

Made-for-iPhone Hearing Aid Has Broad Appeal, Early Adopters Report

May 2014
Janelle Weaver

When Kenneth E. Smith, PhD, tried LiNX, ReSound's made-for-iPhone (MFi) hearing aid, he immediately noticed the sound quality, especially in noisy environments, he said. “I am the world's biggest skeptic, but I found LiNX to be virtually transparent,” said Dr. Smith, vice president and director of operations at the Hearing Center of Castro Valley in Castro Valley and Fremont, CA, and a member of The Hearing Journal Editorial Advisory Board.

Tech Talk: Beltone First

April 29, 2014
Krista Harju

There are many things we take for granted, such as the sound of music. So, imagine if you'd never really heard it before. Beltone recently released a one-of-a-kind hearing aid, and it's giving one man a new outlook on life. It's a sound that's music to one man's ears. "I can understand every word. I can listen to the beat. I can hear everything just like it's right there next to me," says Beltone First customer Jason Barr. Barr has had a hearing impairment for as long as he can remember.

Hearing aids that work with smartphones are revolutionizing the industry

April 28, 2014
Beth Skwarecki

Despite a clunky image, modern hearing aids have gotten impressively high-tech. Richard Raiff showed up at his Mt. Lebanon audiologist's office on a recent sunny afternoon to trade his tiny behind-the-ear models for even smaller ones that work directly with his iPhone. The new model is called the ReSound LiNX, and it's one of the first hearing aids made to work with Apple's popular smartphone.

AudiologyNOW! 2014: A Tour of the Hearing Instrument Manufacturers

April 23, 2014

Whilst still the largest gathering of hearing care professionals and industry representatives, AudiologyNOW! 2014 had fewer exhibitors than previous years, and those that were exhibiting had smaller booths. Connectivity was this year’s buzz; some manufacturers were talking about ‘Made for iPhone’ (MFi), others were interested in ‘made for all phones’! There were several different approaches on display.

With The New Beltone First Hearing Aids, Michigan and Ohio Residents Can Wirelessly Access their iPhones

April 21, 2014

Beltone Hearing Aid Centers have announced the launch of their newest model, the Beltone First™. With the launch of these state-of-the-art hearing aids, Michigan and Ohio residents, are looking forward to multiple new features. This new hearing aid acts like tiny wireless headphones to let you hear crisp, clear phone calls, music, and videos from your iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod Touch® device. Those using Beltone First hearing aids will be able to customize their experience using a free app called HearPlus™.

Hearing aids becoming more advanced

April 20, 2014
Jay Hare

Hearing devices have come a long way. And with Apple’s launch of an app that works with made-for-iPhone hearing aids ─ the new Resound LiNX and the Beltone First model ─ devices offer more than ever before. Imagine being in a noisy restaurant and, despite hearing aids, having trouble hearing someone talk because of all the background noise from other table conversations or the sound of dishes clanging.

Hearing the Future: Hearing Aids with Sex Appeal

April 16, 2014
Ben Winters

Since it was first invented in 1898, the electronic hearing aid has always had a negative stigma attached. They’re unsightly, too big and only come in that dreaded nude color all too often used in the health industry. On top of it all, there have always been complaints about performance; whether the sound goes in and out or it’s too sensitive. There has never really been a smooth, personalized, well-adjusted hearing aid available to the general public, until now.

A New Device Aids Hearing and Quality Of Life

April 10, 2014

A tiny new device may make a big difference for the estimated 36 million Americans who live with some type of hearing loss. This same device may also prompt more baby boomers to join the digital world. This is hopeful news, since the stigma attached to hearing loss still keeps many people from addressing a condition that can cause them to withdraw from the people and activities they once enjoyed.

One of Chicago’s hottest designs is almost undetectable

April 4, 2014
Sandra Guy

In the future, people will communicate with their computer through earbuds. Or at least that’s what the movie “Her” proposes. But for a local company known for its innovations in designing hearing aids, mini-wireless headphones are already a reality. The Beltone First hearing aid can receive music, get turn-by-turn directions, talk to Siri, and listen to podcasts, playlists and other audio directly from iPhones, iPads and iPods.

Hearing Aid Review – Phonak, Starkey, Beltone and Siemens

March 27, 2014

A hearing aid is an electro acoustic device designed to strengthen the user, usually with the goal of creating a better understanding of the word, and adjust the interventions measured by eudiometry. There are many types of hearing aids and hearing aid open fit, extended-wear hearing aids (ITE), etc. Open or fit in the ear (OTE) hearing aids are small behind the ear type devices.

Bluetooth hearing aids could take off with baby boomers

March 26, 2014
Julio Ojeda-Zapata

Aging baby boomers, increasingly suffering from hearing loss, often are reluctant to wear hearing aids, which they associate with, um, aging. A bit of Apple cachet could change that, and two Twin Cities-based hearing-aid manufacturers are collaborating with the tech giant on a generation of iPhone-connected hearing devices. These hearing aids achieve a wireless connection with an iPhone or other iOS mobile device directly, much as consumer cellphone headsets do.

Do You Hear What iHear?

March 25, 2014
Leah M. Abel

An elegant new device from Beltone stands to revolutionize hearing technologies. Though it’s among the most common human conditions, people are often reluctant to admit to experiencing hearing loss. Fearing the stigmas associated with the crude, bulky hearing aids of the past, many settle into acceptance. But imagine a device so small it can hardly be seen, customized for your specific condition, sorting the information from the noise.

Beltone Easing Your Hearing Frustrations with Smart Innovations

March 16, 2014
Stephanie Bordine

Hearing loss can be a frustrating experience. It becomes embarrassing constantly asking people to repeat themselves and frequently leads to social isolation and depression. Beltone is your answer to better hearing. Beltone offers revolutionary hearing aids as well as personal care solutions to fit your individual needs. All Beltone Centers in the Permian Basin are family owned and operated with a member of the family in each clinic located in Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland and Odessa.

High-tech hearing

March 3, 2014

Beltone has recently introduced Beltone First, a hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Wearers can utilize their hearing aids to talk on the phone and listen to music in high-quality stereo sound without the need for an additional remote control, accessory, or pendant.

The world's first Made for iPhone hearing aid

February 28, 2014
AFP Relax

The Beltone First can link seamlessly to an iPhone or iPad for listening to music or making voice calls and it even has its own app. Until now, consumers who required a hearing aid also needed a remote control or other extra accessory in order to make the device work in concert with a smartphone or tablet. But the Beltone First changes that. The first hearing aid to achieve Made for iPhone status, the device can also be controlled and enhanced by the supporting Beltone HearPlus app.

Beltone Releases iPhone Compatible Hearing Aid

February 27, 2014

Beltone First has hit the market. It's a hearing aid capable of streaming stereo sound from an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch without the need for an additional pendant-like device. Wearers can also customize their hearing experience through the Beltone HearPlus app. The app allows users to set preferred volume levels as well as treble/bass settings, and use geo-tagging to assign and adjust to the acoustics of frequently visited places like home, work, favorite restaurants and more.

Beltone Hearing aid capable of streaming stereo sound

February 26, 2014

Beltone First hits the market today as a revolutionary hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch without the need for an additional pendant-like device. Wearers can also customize their hearing experience through the Beltone HearPlus app.

Beltone Launches Beltone First, a Revolutionary Hearing Aid

February 27, 2014

Beltone First™ hits the market today as a revolutionary hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® without the need for an additional pendant-like device. Wearers can also customize their hearing experience through the Beltone HearPlus app. Beltone First advances a number of Beltone® technologies which already lead the hearing care industry. Among them:

The iPhone and “Apps for Life”: Hear n’ Aid for Boomers

February 10, 2014
By Hilary Kramer

Enter Beltone First™, the industry’s first direct-to-iPhone hearing aid, which will be released this quarter and sold through Beltone’s network of more than 1,500 dealers worldwide (Beltone is a unit of GN Store Nord). The Beltone aid takes a different approach than many of its peers, and eliminates the “middle man” device. By syncing with the iPhone, the Beltone aid also functions as a type of “audio command center” which also allows users to stream audio from videos and music directly to the aids.

Boomers: iHear with iPhone?

January 8, 2014
By Hilary Kramer

Picture this: Your favorite restaurant is crowded and noisy. The couple at the next table is trying in vain to get two toddlers to use their indoor voices. It should be all but impossible to hear the conversation at your own dinner table. Fortunately, your hearing aids and iPhone are working together to put a stop to such distractions. Tap a few buttons on your iPhone, and your hearing aids instantly adjust to block out ambient noise and help you focus.