. .. I wish I could do this over the phone –
If a Doctor can have a heartbeat tested over the phone, why isn’t it possible to check hearing-aids? That question is for Starkey, Phonak, Widex, Oticon, Siemens (who almost sold their Hearing Aid Division by mistake!) and all techie people reading.
All you have to do IMHO is input the programming set up by the audiologist and send a coded/sound message to the hearing-aids which then adjust themselves to the right settings.* It is possible; ‘no’ is not an answer. I know you can do it ; I just bet the techie thinkers will be quicker. Hey, you know the hearing-aid manufacturers to approach with the program! Come back and tell me you’ve done it.
If you’re hearing-assisted, you may know the best way of doing it. BTW I want this for everyone and not just the thrillingly expensive end of the hearing market.
*To clarify (4/22/2012), the person would be at home. They ring a number, press a button and are through to a database plus software program. They attach their hearing -aids to the phone or leave them by the phone. The database looks up their prescription and the software program supplies the answer code. It is then transmitted down the phone to the hearing-aids. No communication with humans and no menus wanted. Can you do that?
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