Oticon has recently announced that they have joined Apple’s “Made for iPhone” (MFi) program and will introduce its first MFi connectivity solution for hearing instruments. Oticon’s MFi solution will be available to existing and future users of Oticon hearing instruments. The new connectivity solution delivers audiological features unmatched in other MFi applications for hearing aids.
The Oticon ConnectLine App for iPhone allows users to discreetly control program choice, volume and input source through their iPhone with just a touch of their fingertips. Oticon’s new MFi solution is the only connectivity solution that enables hearing device users to hold phone conversations on their iPhone – hands free.
The launch of the MFi connectivity solution will immediately benefit the millions of hearing device users who now wear Oticon hearing instruments and those who will choose our hearing solutions in the future. You will not be restricted to a single hearing solution choice. You will be able to select from a variety of hearing instrument styles and technology levels at a range of price points and know that that an MFi connectivity solution is available for them. All of Oticon’s wireless hearing devices are compatible with the new MFi connectivity solution (Includes instruments launched since 2007).
The new connectivity solution provides enables users to visually switch to any input source with just the touch of a finger. Volume can be adjusted individually for each source, in advance or in the moment. Users can move seamlessly from cell phone or Facetime, music or connections via ConnectLine TV, Phone Adapters, Microphone and more. The MFi solution allows hearing aid users to clearly see what hearing program they are using and to personalize program names so that they are easily identified such as restaurant, office, sports and more. Users can also take advantage of a number of custom options not previously available, including “last number dialed,” “reject call” and “voice dial” as well as set specific functions such as designating ringtones to easily identify callers.
Speak to one of the hearing aid specialists at Whisper Hearing to learn more about this new “Made for iPhone” (MFI) hearing aid solution. To schedule an appointment, contact us at one of our convenient locations near you.