New year equals time to fill up your smartphone with the latest and best hearing apps 2018! To make life easier for you we have put together 8 high-quality hearing apps for you in an infographic.
- Tunity. With Tunity you can connect your mobile device to any TV directly and stream the sound to your earphones or hearing aids. Works if your are on an airport, gym, hospital or restaurant where the TV is muted. Has over 3600 reviews on iTunes with a grade average of 4,5 out of 5.
- Hearing aid apps. All manufacturers of hearing aids have apps to their devices. Oticon, Phonak. GN Resound, Starkey, Widex, Signia and their sub brands have apps that allow you to use your mobile as a remote control, change volumes, change program and even make adjustments of settings
- Sound Alert. Works as a assistive device app and makes you aware of sounds in your environment by visuals, flashing light and vibrations. You can also have smart watch notifications if you want to. Is available for both iOS and Android.
- HearingAmp. This app allows you to amplify and filter the sounds in your environment. It uses the microphone in your smartphone and deliver the sound to your earphones. It reduce noise in your surroundings and you can amplify different frequency bands.
- Sound Meter. There are quite a few apps on the market that measures sound levels. They are very handy when you want to check noise levels and assess occupational noise exposures. Sound Meter is considered to give accurate and reliable data quickly.
- Relax Melodies. A very popular app among tinnitus patients. Relax Melodies has sleep sounds, white noise, fan sounds and more. Often used to improve sleep. Over 17000 reviews on iTunes with a grade average of 4,5.
- Hearing-Check. With the free Hearing-Check app you can test how you hear different frequencies and get an indication on your hearing status. It is free and available in numerous languages.
- Hearing Loss Simulator. Take a walk in my shoes? To explain to friends and family how it is to be hearing impaired could be very useful. That explains the importance of speaking clearly and turn towards the person that having problems hearing. With the Hearing Loss Simulator you can simulate different hearing problems.