MFI or “made for iPhone” hearing aids provide patients with tons of new ways to connect by allowing instruments to audio stream directly from the phone to the hearing aids. Outside devices are not needed to make adjustments to volume. Also, for those needing to make program changes before taking a call, the process is simplified. Apple devices offer a lot of extras too, like the option of locating a lost hearing aid, GPS and motion-triggering settings, and smartphones lead the way to apps that aid as aural rehab tools.
Recent statistics estimates that 91% of the population now owns a smart phone. Prediction is that smartphone use is still on the rise. With the fastest growing demographic for smartphone users being between 55 and 64.Leave a reply