Keeping up with technology

Audiology South keeps up with hearing technology developments.

Posted Wednesday November 27, 2019

Simon Melville recently spent two days immersed in Widex technology. “At Audiology South we’re committed to keeping up with developments in hearing technology so we can advise clients on the best devices to suit their individual needs.

“We wore Widex hearing aids throughout the meeting and activities, so truly ‘walked the walk’ of our clients. We experienced how to adjust them to get great sound and performance, and explored the Evoke platform, which can be fine-tuned by users as they wear them, creating personal programmes and settings separate to those a clinician has set up.

“Widex hearing aids particularly appeal to music lovers and those with a discerning palate of sound quality. I quickly adapted to wearing them, so much so that I missed them when I look them out. I experimented with the iPhone app, streamed phone calls and even wore them to the gym so I could listen to streamed music.

Delegates also experienced a visit to Random International’s art installation Rain Room at the Jackalope Pavilion. “We wore our hearing aids in the room, but don’t worry, sensors detect where you stand so you don’t get saturated. The sound and visual effects of the strong downpour all around you is amazing,” Simon says.

Simon in the rain room — Image by: Audiology South

More information about Widex hearing technology is available at www.widex.co.nz.

A video of Rain Room at the Barbican Art Gallery, London is at www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkvazIZx-F0.

Gallery

Related Articles

Wax removal service by micro suction available now!

Thursday September 17, 2020

Dedicated ear nurse service at Audiology South.

Read more

My teen has earbuds in all day, will this damage her hearing?

Monday September 14, 2020

Most parents and caregivers know that headphone or earbud volume over 85 decibels damages hearing. But volume is only pa...

Read more

Technology to suit your lifestyle

Monday September 14, 2020

Spring into Spring with these exciting new offers.

Read more