Comfort features of hearing aids

Features that make sounds comfortable to listen to in any environment.

Noise reduction

Features that reduce noise improve listing comfort and make it easier to hear the sounds you want to hear.

Manufacturers may use the following terms:

  • digital noise reduction
  • noise reduction algorithms
  • noise cancellation technology.

Tinnitus therapy

Masks or reduces the sound of tinnitus, for example, ringing in one or both ears. This can help manage its effects, such as anxiety or stress. May include helpful tips for relaxing and meditation. Manufacturers may use the following terms:

  • noise therapy
  • notch sound therapy
  • counselling and psychoeducation.

Wearing comfort

Improves comfort to help you use your hearing aids more often and for longer periods. This is very useful for people using hearing aids for the first time.

Manufacturers may use the following terms:

  • acclimatisation management
  • occlusion effect processing.

Artificial intelligence

Uses smart computing to find patterns to help find settings or solutions you like. It can also help make decisions about your hearing aids for you. Uses information such as your location or past settings choices.

Manufacturers may use the following terms:

  • artificial intelligence
  • machine learning
  • neural networks
  • deep learning.
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