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Hearing Support Earbud Updates

Apple AirPods Will Now Offer Hearing Issue Support

— June 8, 2021 — Tech
The Apple AirPods are being updated by the tech brand to help offer hearing issue support for users, which will help to enhance accessibility amongst those who are developing problems due to age or other reasons. The first aspect of the new feature will be Conversation Boost for the AirPods Pro that will help those who have mild issues with hearing and will work to enhance the voice of those you're speaking with. Users will be able to make tweaks and changes to this feature within the upcoming iOS 15 operating system update for the iPhone.

The Apple AirPods hearing issue support feature could come as a great tool for those who are experiencing a decrease in their hearing, but aren't quite ready for hearing aids.

Image Credit: Billy Steele/Engadget
Trend Themes
1. Hearing Support Tech - The development of hearing aid technology in earbuds will create opportunities for companies to offer diverse, accessible options for those who are experiencing hearing issues.
2. Wearable Accessibility - The expansion of accessibility features in wearables like AirPods demonstrates the potential for companies to provide accessible solutions across different technological devices.
3. Personalized Audio Technology - The ability for users to customize their audio technology to enhance their hearing experience may lead to new opportunities for personalized audio solutions.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The consumer electronics industry can leverage hearing support tech to offer more accessible options to people with hearing impairments.
2. Healthcare - The incorporation of hearing support tech into wearables like the AirPods can create opportunities for healthcare providers to offer tech-based hearing solutions.
3. Software Development - As more wearable devices incorporate accessibility features, software development companies may focus on developing technology to customize and enhance user hearing experiences.
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