SAN LEANDRO, CALIFORNIA — iHEAR Medical has announced plans to launch subscription plans “designed to make advanced hearing technology more affordable and accessible for the millions of Americans suffering from untreated hearing loss”.
According to a company press release, iHEAR’s patented technology will allow consumers to subscribe to advanced hearing aids and optional wireless services on a pay-as-you-go model or at a low monthly fee. The subscription hearing solutions will offer consumers the ability to personalize their hearing experience to suit their budget and individual needs.
“iHEAR’s patented service model lowers the entry point and saves consumers money by providing opportunities to subscribe to a combination of devices and services that addresses individual hearing needs and budget. Consumers will have the flexibility to adjust their subscription as their needs change.”
—John Luna, CEO of iHEAR Medical
iHEAR says that it will launch its subscription service in conjunction with mobile apps for wireless programming of its next generation hearing device featuring Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, which will enable consumers to connect and interact with smart devices in their environment.
Subscription Based Hearing Aids?
iHEAR’s new subscription devices and services will be offered through the company’s proprietary web-based platform, which it says will provide end-to-end solutions from home hearing screening to self-programming and remote professional support of hearing devices.
iHEAR hearing aids, including the iHEARhd, iHEARmax and Eva by iHEAR. iHEAR’s hearing solutions platform also includes the iHEARtest, the first and only FDA-cleared home hearing screener, which allows consumers to quickly and conveniently assess their hearing ability and obtain a Hearing Number™ with a recommendation for potential hearing aid use based on World Health Organization guidelines.
Source: iHear Medical