Google is developing native hearing aid support for Android

Google is developing native hearing aid support for Android

For the most part, Bluetooth hearing aids have been easily compatible with iPhones, but Android fragmentation has made it difficult for hearing aid manufacturers to provide support to Android devices. Now Google is working to bring native hearing aid support for streaming on Android.

Google has published the new protocol specifications online for any hearing aid manufacturer to build native hearing aid support for Android. GN Hearing has announced that the ReSound LiNX Quattro and Beltone Amaze will be the first hearing aids to receive direct streaming support in a future update.

See https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/8/16/17701902/google-native-hearing-aid-support-android-gn-hearing


Google is developing native hearing aid support for Android
Google is partnering with GN Hearing to create a new hearing aid spec called ASHA, or Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids. The goal is to make Bluetooth hearing streams easily compatible with Android devices.

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