Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Bluetooth Headsets for Seniors and the Hearing Impaired

A number of seniors users have less than perfect hearing so they need a handset with loud tones to communicate effectively. However, some find that using a Bluetooth headset can also be a remedy for the challenges of weak hearing while operating a cell phone.

Let's look at some Bluetooth headsets that can be of service to senior mobile phone users and the hearing impaired.

Sound ID 510: This device offers noise canceling, A2DP, multipoint connectivity, and voice prompts. It can even act like a hearing aid when paired with the EarPrint app. This application allows users to fine-tune incoming audio by adjusting the volume and the tone.

Plantronics Voyager Pro Plus: This Bluetooth headset offer good audio quality and wind noise reduction. It's features include a dedicated power switch, a volume rocker, a swiveling boom mic, multipoint, A2DP streaming, and voice alerts.

BlueAnt Q2: This headset features A2DP streaming, multipoint connectivity, and great sound quality. The Q2 also comes with a voice control interface that includes text-to-speech and access to Bing-411 services.

These devices are just a few of the Bluetooth headsets for seniors and the hearing impaired. If you want to explore your options, then do a bit of research on the web. I'm sure you'll find other great examples of headsets for seniors and the hearing impaired.

That's it for this post. Check out this blog every week as we feature mobile phones for seniors and related topics.

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