Audiology is one field that has experienced exponential growth in the past two decades, especially when considering hearing aid technology. This is wonderful for the consumer, since improved technology means improved listening experiences, hearing and quality of life! It also implies though that one needs to keep up with technology, in particular the audiologist that typically works with 3 or more hearing aid brands, each with its own tricks and trades of how to use your instruments with accessories, how to pair it with a phone, what to do and what not to.
Just to keep it interesting, add to that every single phone on the market has a software update from time to time – which can cause some temporary pairing issue with your hearing aids and other accessories.
It is inevitable that you might experience some connectivity issues at some point in the lifetime of your hearing instruments and its accessories.
The SIgnia App offers remote control functionality between the phone and the hearing aids, and can even act as a remote control without making use of Bluetooth connectivity. Read more about the app here.
Once installed from your play store or App store, the app will have to be setup.
It will ask you to choose a connection option:
Which one to choose?
TeleCare code: If we have enabled your hearing aids to be remotely programmed, we would have provided you with a code. If your instruments have lost connectivity to the app, we might have to supply you with a new code.
QR code: In the case that you were supplied with a QR code to scan scan it here.
Bluetooth: If you use Bluetooth enabled hearing instruments (Nx platform to the latest platform), choose this option. (If you havent chosen the TeleCare option).
Manual: If your hearing instruments are not Bluetooth enabled and not enabled for remote programming – choose this option.
The Streamline microphone firstly acts as Bluetooth transmitter for phone calls and other audio input between hearing aids and phones that is not directly compatible with hearing aids. Secondly, it can be used as a remote microphone system, where the microphone for instance collects the sound of a person speaking, and streams this sound directly into the hearing aids of the hearing aid wearer.
The Streamline TV Adapter acts as Bluetooth transmitter for the audio signal from your television and streams the sound from the TV as source, directly to your hearing instruments
The miniPocket Remote Control is in essence a remote control that can adjust volume as well as memories / programs.
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