BeHear NOW personalizable hearing amplifierBeHear NOW personalizable hearing amplifier

BeHear® NOW

Personalized Hearing Enhancement
in a Bluetooth® Stereo Headset.
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Description

BeHear NOW utilizes voice processing technologies developed by Alango Technologies, Ltd. over the past two decades, such as:

  • ListenThrough – Passing through important ambient sounds during music playback
  • EasyListen – slowing down speech dynamically during phone conversations
  • Personal Sound Amplifier – providing dynamic, compressed amplification of ambient sounds
  • Hearing enhancement functions – including noise reduction, echo cancellation, and more

The BeHear NOW assistive hearing headset belongs to a new category of sound enhancement products. It combines the functionality of three existing devices into one:

  • Bluetooth stereo headset for wireless mobile phone calls and media playback
  • Assistive hearing device for enhanced intelligibility of speech and other important sounds
  • Digital hearing aid for personalized sound amplification across a wide sound spectrum

Situational Hearing Enhancement:
When You Need It

BeHer NOW can enhance hearing for those with normal hearing, as well as people with mild to moderate hearing loss. This is true for all situations:

  • In-person conversations
  • Mobile phone conversations
  • Music/audio streaming
  • Television viewing
  • Movies, theater and concert performances
  • Outdoors, in nature

Customizable for Your Hearing Capabilities and Preferences

The headset itself includes a variety of controls to manage its hearing functions, which work “out of the box” for four different hearing profiles:

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Crowd
  • Live Music

These profiles can be modified in real-time, based on the current sound environment and the wearer’s preferences, using the W&H BeHear mobile application. The application also includes:

A self-administered personal hearing assessment for automatic adjustment of the sound in each of the operational modes: ambient hearing, phone calls, and audio play

  • Direct access to the video tutorials library
  • An option to set the balance between left and right ears
  • Assistive listening functions for phone calls and media playback
  • Various device settings, including default mode behavior, vibration alerts, and more

The W&H BeHear application can be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store or Apple Store.

W&H BeHear app, Hearing Assessment screen, Advanced mode
This is the advanced version of the hearing assessment in the W&H app.

Product Specifications

Electrical Specifications

Bluetooth

  • Version 4.2, Class II
  • HFP 1.6, HSP 1.2, A2DP
  • Range: 10m

Acoustic Performance

  • Maximal Sound Pressure Level (OSPL90), HFA: 116 dB SPL
  • Full-on Gain, HFA: 42 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): < 0.7%
  • Receiver Specifications
    • Speaker: 13.6 mm receivers
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Microphone Specifications
    • Microphones (four in total):
      • Ultra low-noise 74 dB SNR ECM (Electret Condenser Microphone) in each earpiece
      • Low-noise digital 64 dB SNR MEMS in each control box
    • Frequency Response: 100 Hz to 15 kHz

Battery

  • Rechargeable single cell Lithium Ion
  • Charging interface: Micro-USB
  • Capacity: 250mAh

Software Versions Supported by W&H BeHear App

  • Android: Version 4.4 and up
  • iOS: Version 9 and up

Operation Time

  • Hearing mode: 12+ hours
  • Talk: 10+ hours
  • Play: 8+ hours
  • Standby: 400 hours

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Where to Buy W&H Products

The BeHear headsets are available for purchase from our on-line store (along with the HearLink and HearLink PLUS assistive listening transmitters). For bulk purchase pricing, contact us here.

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Upcoming Events

HearTech (formerly AAA)

HearTech 2020 (formerly AAA), the American Academy of Audiology's annual conference and exposition, is the world's largest gathering of audiologists. This annual meeting provides participants the opportunity to attend four days of educational sessions, explore the latest in hearing technology, and network with colleagues from around the world. New Orleans, USA - April 1-3 - Booth 202

Aging into the Future

This conference connects family caregivers and older adults with the ecosystem of tech solutions that can make everyday life better. "Aging into the Future" features an experiential Tech Expo that showcases interactive tech product demos, mini-workshops and the AITF Tech Help Lounge. Attendees are also invited to a "Co-Creation" workshop to test Alango - Wear & Hear up-and-coming products and influence our efforts to develop better solutions. Los Angeles Convention Center, Concourse Hall - April 4, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

ExpoÓptica

ExpoÓptica, an international event for Optics, Optometry and Audiology, is the leading trade fair of the sector in the Iberian Peninsula. The fair, organised by IFEMA, attracts national and international brands, and showcases the latest advances in the world of optics, optometry and audiology. 24 to 26 April at Feria de Madrid, Spain - Booth 10G18

HLAA Convention 2020

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the leading U.S. organization representing people with hearing loss. This annual convention, sponsored by HLAA in a different city every year, is an opportunity for people with hearing loss and their families to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss, and to become acquainted with the assistance and resources available to them. Information about new legislation, trends and technologies that aid this community are presented in the conference sessions, and in the exhibits hall. Stop by our booth to try out the latest Wear & Hear assistive hearing solutions. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - June 18-20

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