Portable electronic device and computer-readable medium for remote hearing aid profile storage

  • US 8,761,421 B2
  • Filed: 01/14/2011
  • Issued: 06/24/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/14/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A portable electronic device comprising:

  • a transceiver configurable to communicate with a first hearing aid and a second hearing aid through a radio frequency (RF) communication channel while the first and second hearing aids are in operation;

    a memory configured to store a plurality of hearing aid profiles executable by a digital signal processor of the hearing aid to shape audio signals to compensate for a user'"'"'s hearing deficiency;

    an input/output interface for receiving inputs and displaying information; and

    a circuit configured to;

    receive a user input indicating a selection of a first hearing aid profile and a second hearing aid profile from the plurality of hearing aid profiles;

    display settings related to the first and second hearing aid profiles on the input/output interface;

    receive a second user input to switch between adjusting the first and second hearing aid profiles jointly or individually;

    receive a third user input to adjust at least one of the right and left hearing aid profiles; and

    transmit the right and the left hearing aid profiles to the first and second hearing aids via the transceiver.

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