Starkey hearing aids will soon pair with Apple Mac devices
Groundbreaking innovation provides ability to communicate more easily using hearing aids with Mac*
Eden Prairie, Minnesota (July 10, 2023) – Starkey’s Genesis AI, Evolv AI, and other 2.4 GHz hearing aids will be compatible for direct pairing and bidirectional audio streaming with several Mac* devices this fall when macOS Sonoma is released. This groundbreaking accessibility enhancement will help individuals with hearing loss to hear better and live better.
“Starkey continues to push the boundaries of accessibility and improve the lives of individuals with hearing loss,” said Achin Bhowmik, Chief Technology Officer at Starkey. “With Made for iPhone hearing device support coming to Mac, Starkey’s hearing aids can empower individuals with hearing loss to experience enhanced connectivity, improved communication, and a more inclusive digital experience across their Apple devices, such as iPhone, iPad, and Mac.”
Starkey is committed to partnering with renowned technology innovators like Apple to deliver groundbreaking accessibility to those in need. With the diminishing stigma surrounding hearing aids and the decreasing average age of hearing aid wearers, it is crucial to provide accessibility options to fit the modern work and leisure space. Soon, hearing aid wearers will be able to connect and stream directly to more of their favorite Apple products.
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*Available on MacBook Pro (14-inch, 2021), MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021), Mac Studio (2022), and Mac computers with M2 chip.
Starkey is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Owned by Bill Austin since 1967, Starkey is known for its innovative design, development, and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Led today by President and CEO Brandon Sawalich, Starkey has more than 5,000 employees, operates 29 facilities and does business in more than 100 markets worldwide. Learn more at starkey.com.