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					Advances in hearing aid technology mean that we now
  have many more functions in hearing aids than ever
 before. This allows for individual lifestyle and needs to
be taken into account when selecting which hearing aid
  is right for you. The cost of the hearing aid generally
  depends on the technology and the features that the
 hearing includes and not necessarily how the hearing
                         aid looks.
Digital Hearing Aids Technology Digital hearing aids first came to
market in 1987 with two manufacturers introducing hearing aids with
digital signal processing (DSP) before the end of the 1980s While
high-tech for their time, these hearing aids had little success and
were soon abandoned due to their large size and high battery drain
Digital hearing aids can divide the sounds into many components
based on frequency, time, or intensity information and apply different
algorithms to manipulate the sound for a given individual This
results in a more precise tuning of the sound shape for the hearing
impaired user
 Digital hearing aids automatically perform feedback suppression,
speech enhancement, noise reduction, and pattern recognition
Digital hearing aids can also monitor the battery voltage resulting in
less drain and increased battery life The best part of this technology
is that all these adjustments happen automatically for the user So,
as complicated as this all sounds, the user doesnÂ’t even have to
worry about the technical part
 In fact, from an ease of use point of view, digital hearing aids are
easy to useÂ… just put them in your ear and go Digital technology is
more stable over time There are fewer components to go wrong and
fewer components that are susceptible to moisture and aging
changes This means that the sound you experience on the first day
you receive the hearing aid stays consistent until the program is
 Ultra Digital Hearing Aids Technology Ultra Digital Hearing Aid is
that the inexpensive entry-level device is a true open-fit,
behind-the-ear Ultra Digital Hearing Aid is low price compared to
many other digital hearing aids with similar features The Songbird
Ultra delivers advanced features at an affordable price With dynamic
feedback cancellation, noise reduction and an additional sound
boost, the Songbird Ultra provides a comfortable and customizable fit
The Songbird Ultra is Songbird's smallest hearing aid, and comes
with left and right ear tube assemblies, allowing you to wear it on
either ear It's behind the ear design makes the aid discreet and
comfortable to wear whenever and wherever you need it Wireless
Bluetooth technology Highly advanced instruments use this
technology to literally communicate with each other when wearing
two hearing instruments This can provide the following features:
Binaural Synchronisation - Wireless technology intelligently
synchronises sound processing, the compression, automatics, noise
reduction and directionality in the hearing aids on both sides to
preserve speech intelligibility in all situations
 Binaural Coordination - with wireless technology wearers can use
the control only on one side to operate both devices simultaneously
for ease of use and a more balanced sound picture Wireless
connectivity +Bluetooth Interface - Enables hearing aids to wirelessly connect
to mobile phone or other Bluetooth devices Designed for better use
with mobile phones without

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