Our mission is to enable quality hearing under any environment, for everyone, with the free Mobile Ears app.
OSLO, Norway (PRWEB)
August 01, 2017
With the recent passing of the Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aid Act of 2017, 37 million people or 15% of the American adult population suffering from some form of hearing loss will soon have easier access to more cost-effective hearing care solutions. One of those solutions launches today called Mobile Ears, a free iOS app that helps people with mild to medium hearing loss to hear clear speech and sound while watching TV, at meetings and conferences with just their phone and earbuds — no need for expensive extra hearing devices or complex hearing tests.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing.The implications of untreated hearing loss affect every aspect of an individual’s life, from their social interactions with family and friends to their ability to work and have meaningful involvement in their communities to more serious implications, such as how they communicate with doctors and first responders in the case of an emergency. Many of these people can benefit from Mobile Ears today.
The app works while online or offline, providing personalized, clear, and amplified sound for people with hearing loss by combining statistical analysis of hearing threshold data with a tailored individual user listening profile. Users can easily adjust the sound that suits their environment, whether it´s a one-on-one conversation or television viewing, without needing to visit an…