Technology & Features
From technology designed to improve speech clarity in noisy environments to features that let you enjoy hands-free phone calls, Propel has what you need to take your hearing farther, faster.
Our new wireless integrated circuit platform, IRIS Technology, lets you connect directly — and wirelessly — to most media devices. Now you can stream stereo sound directly from your TV, radio and your computer to your hearing aids, like headphones.
Virtually eliminates buzzing and whistling
Designed to maintain speech understanding in noisy environments and reduce listening effort*
* Sarampalis, A., Kalluri, S., Edwards, B., Hafter, E. (2009, October). Objective measures of listening effort: Effects of background noise and noise reduction. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 1230-1240.
Enhances SpeechTrax² by pinpointing sounds you want to hear and minimizing those you don't
Used with SurfLink® Mobile, can enable hands-free cell phone conversation, while Automatic Telephone Response detects while you're on the phone and adjusts setting for optimal listening
Automatically adjusts to the preset music and TV listening settings most comfortable for you — while optional SurfLink Media can stream audio from TV, computer or MP3 players directly to your hearing aids
Makes your hearing aids resistant to water, wax, sweat, oil and corrosion
Replicates hard-to-hear high frequency sounds in lower frequencies, designed to enhance and expand audibility
Gradually and automatically learns your volume control preferences for less manual adjustments
Automatic voice and tone indicators tell you the status of your hearing aid and your hearing aid battery
Coordinates communication between hearing aids, eliminating the need to manually adjust both devices
Features may vary based on model and technology level.