The ReSound Key Hearing Aid – Is It For Me?
Year after year, hearing aid manufacturers continue to release new, innovative hearing devices with features focused on better, clearer, and more natural sound quality than their previous models. While these new innovations have continued to further improve the hearing healthcare landscape and provide more technology options for more patients, the latest innovations can typically only be found in premium, top-tier levels…until now. Meet, ReSound Key.
The ReSound Key Hearing Solution
The ReSound Key hearing aid portfolio was introduced to make better hearing more attainable for all. Taking innovation that was once only associated with top-tier hearing technology, ReSound Key brings these same features to a full product portfolio. From receiver-in-ear (RIC) options, to custom made hearing solutions, to the more powerful behind-the-ear (BTE) design, a ReSound Key style is available for each patient.
“We were elated to learn the ReSound Key product line is now available for more of our patients,” said Jana Emola-Austin, Doctor of Audiology and owner of Allison Audiology & Hearing Aid Center in Houston and Lake Jackson, Texas.
“Our audiologists and professionals have been asking many of our leading manufacturers to bring more of these advanced features into technology that can be offered to all of our patients. With the ReSound Key being offered in a full product portfolio, along with the features it offers, this opens up a whole new area of opportunity for many of our patients.”
The ReSound Organic Hearing Philosophy
Using the ReSound Organic Hearing philosophy, the ReSound Key collects sounds by closely mimicking the natural ear, maintaining its integrity, and reproducing it in the ear canal where it can be further processed through our auditory systems. By mimicking the natural ear early on in the process, this allows for a more natural listening experience no matter your environment or situation. Building on its natural sound quality, the ReSound Key offers an extensive list of additional advanced features for the wearer as well .
Rechargeable Hearing Aid Performance
With rechargeable hearing solutions taking over the hearing aid landscape, the ReSound Key boasts a reliable 30-hour use time on one 3-hour charge, including both listening time and streaming time combined. While many manufacturers tout rechargeable options and reliability, ReSound’s extended use time for this prolonged period remains among the top performers within the industry leaders. “The extended wear time is essential when it comes to hearing technology,” said Austin. “While many brands can state they have rechargeable solutions, if the charge does not last throughout the day, it’s not an effective solution for our patients. After putting your hearing aids in during the early morning hours, working a full day, and then getting home to visit with your family, your hearing solutions need to be able to handle that workload and take your listening experience into the night, when you’re ready to go to bed. With ReSound technology, we know their devices can handle this level of performance on a daily basis.”
ReSound Key Hearing Aid Streaming to iPhone & Android
While additional features, such as direct streaming to iPhone and Android platforms, along with remote adjustment connectivity (also known as teleaudiology), have become relatively standard in premium hearing solutions, the ReSound Key makes these features standard.
“Streaming and connectivity may not sound essential,” Austin says, “but in our technology-based world, especially now as many continue to work or school from home, streaming and connectivity can be a large part of the hearing device experience. Being able to take part in Zoom calls while having the sound transmitted wirelessly to your hearing devices makes every meeting easier. And if you’re needing to have adjustments made to your devices but don’t have time to go in or feel like going out, fine-tuning can be done remotely while you’re in the comfort of your home. These features can sound frivolous at first to some who have never experienced them, but then once you have them, you realize how beneficial they can be in our everyday lives.”
To further take advantage of the full connectivity available with the ReSound Key, the Resound Smart 3D app can be used to make volume changes, programming changes, or even be used to help find the hearing aids should they go missing through the “Find My Hearing Aids” feature.
ReSound Key & Hearing Aid Accessories
Like other wireless Resound hearing aid products, the ReSound Key is compatible with the additional ReSound Wireless Accessories line up. The popular wireless television adapter and companion microphones are compatible with the wireless ReSound Key models and can further extend your listening experience to provide even greater clarity
If you have been thinking it may be time to consider a hearing aid solution, or maybe have tried one in the past but didn’t feel it was the right option for you, consider a listening demonstration of the new ReSound Key. Schedule your hearing consultation at the West Houston or Lake Jackson Allison Audiology & Hearing Aid Center locations that are closest to you. Our team of hearing experts have helped patients stay connected to their loved ones through better hearing for more than 25 years and we look forward to helping many more.