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GN ReSoundR Launches ReSound LiNX?, a Revolutionary Hearing Aid
Associated Press
2014-02-25 03:01 AM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 24, 2014--ReSound LiNX launches in global markets today as a revolutionary hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality?stereo sound from an iPhone R, iPad R and iPod touch R without the need for an additional pendant-like device. Users can also customize their hearing?experience through the?ReSound Smart App?. ReSound LiNX advances a number of ReSound technologies which already lead the hearing aid industry. Among them:

ReSound LiNX is a revolutionary hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhoneR, iPadR and iPod touchR without the need for an additional pendant-like device. (Photo: Business Wire)

ReSound LiNX applies the latest and most advanced version of Surround Sound by ReSound? ?V an integrated sound processing technology providing top-rated quality sound.

ReSound LiNX is a Made for iPhone hearing aid that offers direct streaming of sound from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, allowing wearers to utilize their hearing aids to talk on the?phone and listen to music in high-quality stereo sound without the need for an additional remote control, accessory or pendant.

The accompanying ReSound Smart App allows users to set preferred volume levels as well as treble/bass settings, and use geo-tagging to assign and adjust to the?acoustics of frequently visited places like home, work, favorite restaurants and more. ReSound Smart? also features a 'Find My Hearing Aid' function to help users pinpoint their?hearing aids if misplaced.

ReSound LiNX is the smallest wireless Receiver-in-the-Ear hearing aid brought to market by GN ReSound, yet powerful enough to address 90% of all hearing losses.

GN ReSound's unique 3rd generation 2.4 GHz wireless technology, based on the all new SmartRange? chipset, is the foundation of this latest technological breakthrough. ReSound LiNX is the first?hearing aid on the market to integrate SmartRange with Bluetooth R Smart technology.

This revolutionary advance in hearing aid technology is also available as Beltone First?, the sister brand of ReSound, both owned and operated by GN ReSound. ReSound LiNX and Beltone First? will be?available through a global network of hearing care professionals. Consumers can find more information about ReSound LiNX on? resoundlinx.com. Consumers can find more information?about Beltone First on? beltone.com.

"We saw an?opportunity to create the world's best hearing aid by combining the capability of GN ReSound's life-changing technologies with the?compatibility and global prevalence of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch," said GN ReSound CEO Lars Viksmoen.?"We are committed to improving people's lives through?use of innovative?technology and look forward to more people correcting their hearing with this new technology ?V a triumph in accessibility for the?hearing impaired."

It is this breakthrough technology in hearing aids which granted ReSound LiNX a 2014 Consumer Electronics Show Design and Engineering Award honoree in the?Accessible and Universal Design product category.

About GN ReSound

GN ReSound is a leading international developer and manufacturer of advanced and innovative hearing healthcare solutions. It advances the wireless revolution with its unique 2.4 GHz?and Bluetooth R Smart solutions. GN ReSound has reinvented the hearing system with its revolutionary ReSound LiNX and Beltone First hearing aids, and is driving and defining the future of hearing care.

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SOURCE: GN ReSound

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PUB: 02/24/2014 11:00 AM/DISC: 02/24/2014 11:00 AM

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