This online guide was developed with the assistance of the National Acoustic Laboratories. For a print version see A Guide to Understanding Hearing Aid Technology.
Speech understanding features
These features help you recognise and make sense of what people say, even in the presence of background noise or at a distance. They help you be part of the conversation.
Sound quality features
These features provide and support hearing ability, awareness and access to sound and communication.
Features that make sounds comfortable to listen to in any environment.
Automation and adjustable features that make devices easy to use.
Connecting your hearing aids to other devices and hearing aid accessories.
Customising your hearing aid to match your listening needs and preferences.