Direct and effortless Android™ streaming all day long

Between ReSound LiNX Quattro™ Bluetooth® hearing aids and Android phones.

How is this possible?

GN Hearing, Google and Cochlear have introduced the world’s first direct Android streaming to hearing aids and hearing implants using Bluetooth Low Energy wireless technology.*

ReSound is a range of hearing aids by GN Hearing and ReSound LiNX Quattro is the latest high-end hearing aid solution.

Man holding bluetooth hearing aid Android

How can an Android phone or device help with hearing loss?

The new streaming solution brings Bluetooth Low Energy streaming to Android users who wear Bluetooth hearing aids, such as ReSound LiNX Quattro. With 75% of the world’s mobile users relying on Android phones and devices*, we want to make it effortless to access technology that improves quality of life for the many hearing aid users.
Man holding bluetooth hearing aid Android.

What are the key benefits?

You can now stream music, phone calls and other audio directly from compatible Android devices to ReSound hearing aids as well as the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor.*
All without needing an intermediate device to connect the units. Thanks to Bluetooth Low Energy technology, you can stream all day while preserving battery life. This is a challenge for the traditional Classic Bluetooth streaming currently available.
Man holding bluetooth hearing aid Android

Facts about Android

What is Android?
How popular is Android?
Can all Android devices stream to hearing aids?
How many people have hearing loss?
I have an iPhone; can I also stream sound directly to my hearing aids?
Does this solution also work with Cochlear™ implants?
What is a bimodal hearing solution?
What is the back story of the GN Hearing, Google and Cochlear collaboration? 
What will this unique collaboration mean to hearing aid users?
How do you get access to Android sound streaming?
Will users with ReSound LiNX™, ReSound LiNX²™ and ReSound LiNX 3D™ hearing aids be able to use Android streaming?
Please seek advice from your medical practitioner or health professional about treatments for hearing loss. They will be able to advise on a suitable solution for the hearing loss condition. All products should be used only as directed by your medical practitioner or health professional. Not all products are available in all countries. 

*For compatibility information and devices visit cochlear.com/compatibility and resound.com/compatibility
i: Statcounter Global Stats: Mobile Operating System Market Share Worldwide April 2019: http://gs.statcounter.com/os-market-share/mobile/worldwidehttp://gs.statcounter.com/os-market-share/mobile/worldwide Accessed May 21, 2019. 
ii:Disabling hearing loss refers to hearing loss greater than 40dB in the better hearing ear in adults and a hearing loss greater than 30dB in the better hearing ear in children.
iii:WHO: Deafness and hearing loss, March 2019: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/deafness-and-hearing-loss. Accessed on June 13, 2019.