|[January 09, 2013]
Beltone Introduces SmartRemote™ - a New App that Lets Consumers Adjust their Hearing Aids with their iPhone®
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
- Beltone, a leader in patient-focused hearing technology for over 70
years, has announced SmartRemote™-the first-ever app that allows hearing
aid wearers to use their iPhone (News - Alert)® as a "remote control" to discreetly
adjust their hearing instruments. SmartRemote can be downloaded from the App
Store? at no cost.
Beltone developed the SmartRemote app in response to what hearing aid
wearers wanted most: a great listening experience in multiple
environments, ease-of-use, and complete discretion.
Beltone's award-winning 2.4 GHz wireles streaming technology underpins
the new SmartRemote app. By pairing their hearing aids with the new
Direct Phone (News - Alert) Link 2 and the SmartRemote app on their iPhone, the hearing
instrument wearer can use their iPhone to privately adjust hearing aid
volume in one or both ears, change listening programs to match their
environment, mute background noise during a phone conversation, and more.
"Beltone's hearing aid innovations, such as our wirelessly-streaming
Direct Phone Link 2, allow hearing-aided people to enjoy their
electronic devices in new ways," says Beltone President, Todd Murray.
"And now, our new SmartRemote app gives our customers a superior
listening experience combined with the convenience they desire."
Founded in 1940, Chicago-based Beltone is part of the GN Hearing Care
Group, utilizing advanced technology to produce hearing instruments sold
in the United States, Canada and over 50 countries worldwide. In
addition to providing outstanding service and support for its U.S.
hearing care network operating in over 1,500 offices in North America,
Beltone remains the most trusted brand for quality products and care
among its patients and adults aged 50 and older. Visit Beltone at www.beltone.com.
The trademarks listed are owned and used by The GN ReSound Group and
its related affiliates. Apple (News - Alert), and iPhone are registered trademarks of
Apple, Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple, Inc.
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