What apps can I recommend to my customers?
There are some brilliant mobile hearing apps on the market that focus on hearing loss and hearing aids. From captioned movie times to sound amplification, mobile device hearing loss apps to help to provide a wide array of useful services for those who are hard of hearing. With such a wide range of apps and products available, we’ve compiled a list of the best apps that you can recomment to your customers.
1. Captionfish: Hearing Loss App
Hearing loss shouldn’t prevent us from missing out on brilliant movies, and thankfully, this app is the perfect movie companion. It works by assisting you in finding subtitled and captioned movies close to your location. It will also give you details of whether your movie is either rear-window captioned, open captioned or closed caption. This allows you to find a movie that suits your needs, whether that’s with text on the seat in front of you, on the screen, or on a special specific system. This is a perfectly streamlined hearing loss app that enables you to source accessible movies up to 60 miles away. The Captionfish app will display a variety of useful features including synopses, movie times, and theater locations at your demand. This provides you with all the information you need to have a fantastic night out. This app can even stream captioned movie trailers too, helping you decide on your next movie to watch!
2. myControl App
This excellent app acts as a relay-less remote control for easy and quick personalization and adjustments. It’s the only app to offer 360o microphone steering. Your customers can adjust volume and program power on delay, system sounds, low battery intervals, and flight mode. This industry-leading app, created by Signia, also relays smartphone motion sensor data to deliver the best possible hearing whilst the user is on the move. This results in safety and relaxation throughout the day. An extra bonus comes in the form of the brilliant TeleLink acoustic connectivity system from Signia which allows consumers to benefit from the myControl App when various wireless systems can’t be used.
3. TooLoud?: Hearing Loss App
The dangers of excessive loud noises and loud environments to our hearing are elements that we are completely aware of, however, sometimes we are not aware when those locations are actually too loud. This useful app has the ability to smartly analyze the sounds in a venue or space to inform you whether you are putting your hearing at risk. This gives you the opportunity to remove yourself from a situation if needed. A graph will present you live data with consistent updates on the noise level, this will help you find the best area to place yourself, hearing risk free! It can even alert you if you are in an excessively loud and dangerous area with a warning.
4. TeleCare 3.0
This is the perfect companion to those with new Signia hearing aids (Signia Nx and primax star platform technology). It’s a virtual home visit that’s available to all those with Android or iOS devices via the myHearing App. This app can guide users through the trial process, address wearing issues and result in a shorter acclimatization period.
5. Purple Communications VRS: Hearing Loss App
This is a brilliant app for people who are hard of hearing and those with complete hearing loss. It can help assist individuals to make voice phone calls with the assistance of American Sign Language. All you need is a video phone and a user can then perform sign language to a qualified interpreter. They would then speak to whoever that person has called. Any responses are reported back to you with sign language from the interpreter. This is a great app to allow you the ability to have a quick conversation and still make use of facial expressions.
These are some of the great apps that you can recommend to your customers. Whilst these apps can provide useful advice and assistance for those who suffer from hearing loss, no hearing aid app can be a replacement for a modern, slick and technologically advanced hearing aid, just like the ones brought to you by Signia.