Hearing Matters Podcast

Hearing Aid Revolution: Unlocking the Power of Waterproof Technology

June 15, 2023 Hearing Matters
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Hearing Aid Revolution: Unlocking the Power of Waterproof Technology
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What if you could protect your hearing aids from moisture damage, ensuring their longevity and reliability? Join us as we uncover the secrets behind waterproof hearing aid technology with Starkey's Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Dave Fabry, and Brian Dahl, Vice President of Quality and Regulatory at Starkey. Discover the fascinating history of hearing aid technology, the journey of miniaturization, and the groundbreaking features of Starkey's new Genesis AI hearing aid, designed to be truly waterproof.

Dive into the world of IP68 waterproofing standards and learn how Starkey pushes the limits of their devices to meet these rigorous requirements. Dave and Brian discuss Starkey's extensive suite of tests, simulating real-world patient use, and share their approach to waterproofing that involves multiple layers of protection to keep moisture out. Delve deeper into the engineering and testing behind this revolutionary technology.

Finally, get practical tips on maintaining and protecting your waterproof hearing aids. As miniaturization continues to push the boundaries of what's possible in hearing aid design, it's essential to understand how to properly care for these devices. Don't miss this episode packed with valuable information for anyone interested in the latest advancements in hearing aid technology.

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