Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and GN Resound teamed up to launch the world’s first hearing aid that is specifically made for the iPhone. CEO of GN Resound Lars Viksmoen was on CNBC talking about this breakthrough development. According to Viksmoen, this partnership with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has led to the first hearing aid being designed this way, without the use of an intermediary body needed to stream information from one device to another. Streaming of this device is done wirelessly with Bluetooth and the sound quality is among the best.
It is said that one in five persons around the world need some hearing assistance, many of them are not even aware that they need this help. And in a world where having a disability can greatly affect one’s self esteem, the feeling of normalcy is being craved more and more. This hearing aid is designed to do just that for the millions of people who are suffering from hearing loss and other hearing related problem. CEO Lars Viksmoen describes it as “the best hearing aid that money can buy” and he should know as GN Resound has been designing and making hearing aids for century. Here is the CNBC interview:
This wireless device is creating waves not only in the world of technology but in the world of disability. Currently there are discussions taking place surrounding mass production of this special model so that persons can have access readily available to them. There is even an opportunity to customize your hearing aid to suit your needs as you pre-select things that you wish to be streamed to your device and streaming occurs at any time, even when you are asleep.
Once again, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has made an excellent decision and this partnership will result in not only millions of dollars being made but the lifestyle of millions all over the world being made better. Although not the cheapest, a purchase of this hearing aid will definitely be worth it.