Also in 2014...
GN ReSound Launches First Made-for-iPhone Hearing Aids
The Danish based company GN ReSound released the world’s first Made-for-iPhone (mFi) hearing aids, the LiNX Quattro, not only strong enough to address 90% of hearing losses, the devices MFi connectivity allowed direct streaming of sounds from iPhone, iPad and iPod products, allowing users to treat their hearing aids as wireless headphones and talk on the phone without the need for an intermediary devices.
Amazon Releases Echo and Alexa
Amazon introduces the world to Alexa, a virtual assistant AI technology that does it all – from real-time weather and news updates to online ordering and music streaming, making speech and listening even more integral to how we consume information. FUN FACT: Alexa was inspired by the computer voice and conversational system on board the Starship Enterprise from the science fiction series, Star Trek.
App on Cell Phone for Changes on Hearing aids