Modern hearing aid technology has progressed light years beyond the transistor-style hearing aids that first appeared in 1953 - what many people refer to as “grandpa’s banana behind the ear” aid.
Over the last few years hearing aids come with features like:
- Waterproof hearing aids
- Practically invisible hearing aids
- Bluetooth compatibility
- Wireless functionality
- Telecoil and noise reduction features
These that make up just some of the latest hearing technologies available to help us stay connected. Here is a good article on how hearing aids are getting smarter.