Nexia and Auracast, What's so Special?

Monday 12 February 2024 by Colin Forrest

The new ReSound Nexia platform is exciting for many reasons, but one of the more important ones is the new Bluetooth Audio Standard. I have mentioned Auracast many times in the recent past, but what is it, and why is it so special?

GN ReSound Extends The New Nexia Range Models

Monday 12 February 2024 by Colin Forrest

ReSound has announced the extension of the keenly awaited Nexia range to include both in the ear hearing aids and more traditional behind the ear hearing aids. It means that their newest hearing aid platform will offer a suitable hearing device for all tastes. With both new custom and BTE types which even includes rechargeable options for those people who want discretion aligned with outstanding battery life.

Meet The New ReSound Nexia Platform

Tuesday 21 November 2023 by Colin Forrest

ReSound welcomes you to a new dawn in connectivity with the new Nexia platform, ultra small but powerful with outstanding new connectivity technology. Soon to be launched in the UK and I can't wait.

Meet The Smallest Rechargeable Hearing Aid

Saturday 13 May 2023 by Colin Forrest

ReSound launched the smallest ever rechargeable hearing aid with the Omnia range and I have to say, it has been a huge hit with my customers. Rechargeability and fantastic sound in a discreet package, that is why my customers love it.

Phonak Introduces The New Slimline Lumity Device

Tuesday 4 April 2023 by Colin Forrest

Phonak has anounced the expansion of their Lumity range with the introduction of a new rechargeable Slimline device. It means that there are ever more choices for people who are interested in the groundbreaking Lumity technology. The Slimline was introduced to give a more sophisticated modern choice of device for people who didn't want a typical hearing aid, and now, it is available with the latest Phonak technology. They have also introduced a brand new Roger On device, which adds even more features to their outstanding Roger device.

Bernafon Launches Alpha XT Hearing Aid Range

Wednesday 29 March 2023 by Colin Forrest

Bernafon has updated their hearing device offering with the brand new Alpha XT range of hearing aids, not just an update, but the introduction of some powerful new features too. The devices will be available across three technology levels, here is what you need to know

A Solution For Single Sided Hearing Loss

Monday 6 March 2023 by Colin Forrest

A customer of mine has had a hearing loss in one ear for many years, however, the hearing in his good ear has slowly become problematic. So much so, that he is finding it very frustrating, especially in particular situations. The solution was a particularly magical bit of technology from Oticon, the CROS system is a truly fantastic piece of equipment that allows someone with a bad ear, to hear sounds from both sides. Here is what you need to know.

Oticon Introduces New Real Hearing Aid Platform

Friday 24 February 2023 by Colin Forrest

Oticon will introduce a completely new hearing aid platform within the global market very soon, they announced the launch of their new Oticon Real hearing aid platform on the 22nd of February, here is what you need to know.

ReSound Introduces Expanded Omnia Hearing Aid Platform

Wednesday 15 February 2023 by Colin Forrest

The Omnia range, while limited, has been a great success with my customers. Now ReSound is expanding the device types on the platform. It will soon be available in a brand new rechargeable MiniRIE, two BTEs and some outstanding custom In The Ear Hearing Aids. Here is what you need to know.

Does A New Hearing Loss Mean New Hearing Aids?

Tuesday 1 November 2022 by Colin Forrest

An existing customer came back to me recently in a bit of a panic, his hearing loss on one side had changed dramatically because of an illness. He was concerned that he would need a new hearing aid at least. I put his mind at ease, I had recommended hearing aids that would be hugely versatile in relation to loss if they needed to be. Here's what happened and why the hearing aid you choose should have decent versatility.

Experienced User Blown Away by Assistive Tech

Tuesday 1 November 2022 by Colin Forrest

One of my experienced users came back to me for new hearing aids recently. She chose ReSound products and of course she availed of my free Silver Anniversary gift of connected devices. She came back to me with a really strong review that highlights the power of those assistive listening devices.

Phonak Launches New Audeo Lumity

Sunday 30 October 2022 by Colin Forrest

Phonak has announced the introduction of their new platform which they call Lumity. The platform will initially be available in their Audeo Receiver In Canal devices. Surprisingly perhaps, they will all be rechargeable hearing aids.

ReSound Introduces New Omnia Hearing Aid Platform

Wednesday 26 October 2022 by Colin Forrest

ReSound has now commercially introduced their new Omnia hearing aid platform. Initially, it is only available in one of three Receiver In Canal models, but I would imagine that will change over the next twelve months. Here is what you need to know.

ReSound Introduces Rechargeable Hearing AIds

Thursday 14 July 2022 by Colin Forrest

ReSound have announced the launch of a new rechargeable custom hearing aid. They join a long list of manufacturers that have introduced a rechargeable option for In The Ear hearing aids. The devices look more like wireless ear buds than hearing aids, but that might be the point, let's take a look

Phonak introduced new RIC styles on the Paradise Range

Thursday 14 July 2022 by Colin Forrest

Phonak announced the introduction of three new models to the Paradise range. While they had already discussed their new waterproof rechargeable device, the new Fit and Slim models were kept secret up to now.

You Don't Need to Upgrade Three Year Old Hearing Aids!

Thursday 14 July 2022 by Colin Forrest

I received a phone call from a prospective customer recently who wished to purchase new hearing aids. When we got into conversation, it became clear that his hearing aids were Phonak Marvels that were only three years old. It also became clear that he had been advised to change his hearing aids for no good reason. Let me explain.

ReSound has introduced new One BTE hearing aids

Wednesday 18 May 2022 by Colin Forrest

ReSound has expanded the One range with two new Behind The Ear (BTE) hearing aids, making the One range suitable for more people than ever. The devices offer all the benefits of the One functionality in BTE style.

Phonak Introduces Virto Paradise In The Ear Hearing Aids

Tuesday 19 April 2022 by Colin Forrest

Phonak has finally announced the release of Virto custom In The Ear hearing aids on their popular Paradise platform. The new devices will be available in four models across the four techno,logy levels and should be introduced in the UK soon.

Oticon Introduces BTEs To More Hearing Aid Range

Friday 15 April 2022 by Colin Forrest

Oticon has finally introduced Behind The Ear Hearing Aids (BTEs) to the More Range, bringing even more to more! It has been a long time coming but the addition of BTEs means that the More platform is suitable for more users. While the miniRITE devices covered a lot of hearing loss, there are still plenty of users who can't wear them and need a BTE.

Don't Wait Too Long To Address Your Hearing Loss

Saturday 26 February 2022 by Colin Forrest

Recently I was reminded by a customer of mine that people wait far too long to do something about their hearing. He realised that he had been missing out on so much and he couldn't believe that he had waited so long to do something about his hearing loss.

Choice and price, the key to happy hearing aid selection

Wednesday 9 February 2022 by Colin Forrest

I believe in offering choice to my customers, the ability to understand and experience what different hearing aids can deliver. For one happy customer it meant that he was confident in the choice of hearing aids for him and even happier to be able to purchase them for half the price he had been quoted elsewhere.

25 years in Hearing Aids

Saturday 5 February 2022 by Colin Forrest

25 years seems like a long time, but I can truthfully say, it has flown by. It has been an amazing journey, helping thousands of people hear better, something that I am both proud and happy with. To celebrate, I am offering a free TV connector to everyone who purchases a pair of Oticon More 1or Resound One 9 hearing aids.

ReSound One Features, What Do They Mean For You?

Thursday 25 November 2021 by Colin Forrest

Hearing aid manufacturers seem to love their technobabble especially when it comes to hearing aid features. When making a decision about the right hearing aids for you, it is important to understand what they do, and how one may be better than the other. In this article, I try to explain the features in the ReSound one platform in plain English to make the decision easier for you.

Phonak ActiveVent Receivers, What's The Benefit

Thursday 25 November 2021 by Colin Forrest

The new ActiveVent receiver system for the Phonak Audeo Paradise range was released to much fanfare in August this year. It is a brand new concept for hearing aids and this is the first stage of this idea, so what are the pros and cons, and more importantly are the benefits worth the irritations?

Oticon More Feedback and a Nice Testimonial

Thursday 28 October 2021 by Colin Forrest

I recently got some great feedback on Oticon More and a lovely testimonial from a chap I advised a while ago. He lives in Yorkshire and came across my site on the net, he was a little shocked that I would spend time with him talking him through his options and advising him what to do, even though I wouldn't be making a sale.

ReSound Introduces Hands-Free Calls for One Hearing Aids

Thursday 28 October 2021 by Colin Forrest

Hands-free calls for hearing aid users have proved a real attraction and Phonak hearing aids have been hugely popular because of the feature. But now ReSound has introduced hands-free phone calls for their successful One hearing aids that are connected to iPhones.

New devices and charger option for the Oticon More

Tuesday 14 September 2021 by Colin Forrest

The More platform from Oticon has proven hugely successful for me and my customers. The platform is excellent and finally they have introduced a new traditionally powered model. The new charger is excellent, offering a couple of charges on the go and a drying function.

New Oticon More & Bernafon Alpha Hearing Aids

Wednesday 20 January 2021 by Colin Forrest

While 2021 is very young, we can only hope that it will be a much better year than 2020. Already, two hearing aid manufacturers have launced new hearing aids for 2021. Both Oticon and Bernafon have new exciting hearing aid technology being introduced to the UK. Here is what is happening.

ReSound One hearing aids coming soon

Thursday 27 August 2020 by Colin Forrest

The new ReSound One hearing aid platform will be launched on September 1st. But we got a sneak peak, new microphones, new shape, new features and more, so without further fanfare, here is what we know so far

Phonak introduces Paradise hearing aids to Scotland

Sunday 23 August 2020 by Colin Forrest

Phonak launched their latest range of hearing aids, the Paradise hearing platform, on August 20th in the UK. It's brand new. with new features and abilities, it builds on the Marvel hearing aids and introduces a whole new slew of features and sound.

COVID-19 Announcement

Thursday 2 April 2020 by Colin Forrest

Telephone and face to face services are being offered during this time. The phones will be manned between 9:30 in the morning and 6:30 in the evening. All your questions about hearing aids will be answered

Bernafon Has Launched The New Viron Range in Scotland

Friday 31 May 2019 by Colin Forrest

The new Viron hearing aid range has been launched by Bernafon in Scotland. The range is the replacement for the Zerena range that has been so successful. The range initially only offers four hearing aid styles over three levels of technology, but we expect them to expand that to include custom hearing aids sooner rather than later. Here is what you need to know

Resound announce the launch of new Linx Quattro hearing aids

Friday 17 August 2018 by Colin Forrest

Resound has announced the launch of their first Premium Plus hearing aid range called the Linx Quattro, it offers their first Lithium-Ion rechargeable hearing aid and probably the first ever Made For Android hearing aids

Our experiences with the Phonak Audeo B-Direct

Wednesday 18 July 2018 by Colin Forrest

The Phonak Audeo B-Direct Made For Any Phone hearing aid has been around for quite a while now. Our experiences with the devices has been pretty good all round and the hearing aids offer some pretty solid performance.

Oticon has announced the introduction of custom hearing aids on their popular Opn range which should be launched in quarter four of 2018

Oticon Opn hearing aids proving immensely popular

Wednesday 28 June 2017 by Colin Forrest

The response to the Oticon Opn hearing aid range has been amazing, users are truly blown away by the products and what they deliver. We are offering the full Opn range in Edinburgh and Glasgow with a reduced price for two hearing aids. Call us and give them a try, in our experience so far, you won't be dissappointed

Phonak announces new Titanium, more discreet option

Sunday 26 February 2017 by Colin Forrest

Phonak have been busy, first new rechargeables and now a brand new invisible hearing aid made from titanium. The new Virto B-Titanium is not just smaller than ever before, it will also fit more people.

Phonak announce new Bolero rechargeable hearing aids

Thursday 23 February 2017 by Colin Forrest

In a recent press release it was announced that Phonak had two major new products coming, the first we will deal with is the latest Bolero Belong range. For the first time ever, Phonak is set to have a rechargeable behind the ear hearing aid option in its line up.

Rechargeable hearing aids will be popular in 2017

Friday 17 February 2017 by Colin Forrest

Rechargeable hearing aids have caught us a little by surprise, but they most definitely seem to be the big thing for hearing aid brands in 2017. Four hearing aid manufacturers either have them, or have announced that they are coming., let's take a look at what's happening.

Phonak's New Rechargeable Hearing Aids are proving popular

Thursday 16 February 2017 by Colin Forrest

The latest rechargeable hearing aids from Phonak have really exceeded expectations, they really have caught the imagination of the buying public. I have had some really great results with them and customers are impressed.

Hearing Aid Success Glasgow, Fantastic Results

Monday 10 October 2016 by Colin Forrest

Sam McClean came to us after trying some of the national hearing aid providers, he wasn't happy with the service or how they undertook his follow up. He has had outstanding success with the hearing aids we have provided, here is his story

Even Entry Level Hearing Aids Can Benefit You

Tuesday 9 August 2016 by Colin Forrest

Katrina MacDonald from Livingston came to see me after an un-satisfactory experience at a High Street Store. Katrina is a trainer working with the Fire Service, but she felt her hearing was causing her problems. I recommended entry level hearing aids for her and she has got on exceptionally well. Here is her story

Phonak Launches the Naida V

Sunday 24 April 2016 by Colin Forrest

I was in Dublin last week attending a Phonak launch event, they were launching their new Naida V hearing aid range. It is an excellent replacement for their Naida Quest range, smaller and more powerful devices .

Phonak CROS2 Hearing Aid Success in Montrose

Sunday 3 April 2016 by Colin Forrest

A recent fitting of the Phonak CROS 2 in Montrose led to an exceptionally happy customer and a full belly. It isn't often that the reward for a good job is a fish supper, but nevertheless it is always welcome when it is from a famous chipper.

Which? Magazine Recommends The Hearing Aid Advice Centre

Sunday 28 February 2016 by Colin Forrest

Which? Magazine Recommends The Hearing Aid Advice Centre and other Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals. Here's Why

Best advice & price on hearing aids in Scotland

Sunday 28 February 2016 by Colin Forrest

At The Hearing Aid Centre, I am committed to offering clear and in depth advice on the latest hearing aids available from the world's best hearing aid manufacturers.

Phonak Nano, New Invisible Hearing Aid Technology

Thursday 16 February 2012 by Colin Forrest

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