Students Create Phone App To Help You Hear Better

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Hearing aids as we know them are about to take a technological leap forward thanks to a new system devised by students from Argentina. Anthony shows us what how their invention works and how it might change lives.

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30 comments

Stephany Ramirez July 26, 2013 - 10:41 AM

I think some people need to get that program to hear better.

RachaelJustice July 26, 2013 - 5:22 PM

Because they live in places that English is not a native language to.. If you go to China or France, I doubt most people there are as fluent, but that doesn't mean they're dumb. Please be more understanding…

M Spooner July 27, 2013 - 1:52 AM

And you would do well to follow the same advice.

RachaelJustice July 27, 2013 - 2:01 PM

Yeah but this is an international thing, there's bound to be people who don't speak fluent english

RachaelJustice July 27, 2013 - 4:32 PM

Have you been to places like India, China or Russia? Even if there are people who are inventors, they still socialize with other people who don't know english. I live in Singapore, some of the older citizens speak chinese exclusively, with the younger generation (Mine) speaking good english. It's all about the background. :)

nadendas July 30, 2013 - 12:25 PM

nice profile picture but i think mine did it better :P

Coco Lavayen August 2, 2013 - 4:39 AM

app increíble! Que grande JUJUY – ARGENTINA !

Guillermo Bellmann August 2, 2013 - 8:07 AM

It's not publicly available yet.

Guillermo Bellmann August 2, 2013 - 8:21 AM

You don't have to speak fluently to invent something or program… Have you ever been in a non-English speaking country? Do you speak another language? If so, are you fluent in that language? Think about that before judging ;)

Otto Hon August 2, 2013 - 2:48 PM

You are self centered because you lack empathy and don't know how to be nice, "Why can't anyone in Imagine Cup speak understandable English!?" you said, now i ask, "Why should they?"

If you are really trying to understand them, would it hurt for you to ask nicely? Manners matter, and this is why you get all the hate.

PikachuMaiden August 4, 2013 - 1:33 AM

Thank you for creating this app, I must look into it. I have a hearing loss in my right ear.

Crusades Nuclear Bombs August 15, 2013 - 10:03 AM

I understood him just fine, but then again I'm not an ignorant American who has never traveled to other countries or been exposed to different accents.

Dami August 16, 2013 - 1:21 PM

"Gotten in English"

Please look up "grammar" via google.
Thanks.

Facundo Caserez August 20, 2013 - 1:29 AM

fuck u JooJoona

barbyfle August 20, 2013 - 6:56 AM

Wow! No tenía ni idea que compatriotas mios habían creado una app tan buena! Ojala nuestro país incentivara más esto!

J U August 28, 2013 - 6:58 AM

To all the really polite people saying he is hard to understand, I understand what you mean, I had a German math professor in college, luckily she was very patient & repeated herself a lot, but practice makes perfect & by the end of the class I had no difficulty in understanding her :)
Just practice listening to people with a thick accents, it works, I promise.

NRosanes August 29, 2013 - 1:27 PM

dafuq….. I can't understand shiii…

ThatBulgarian September 4, 2013 - 7:56 PM

Ok from what I understand, these are wireless headphones which use the phone's mic as the hearing aid…2 problems with this…1: You need to keep the phone with you throughout the day everywhere you go. 2: It would have been easier to put a mic on the headphones and use the app to configure those.

johan kjolbro September 5, 2013 - 1:43 AM

You need u-sound

Venetin Official December 4, 2013 - 4:37 AM

To ThatBulgarian,
3: Adding on to the fact that it's a good idea, but it's basicaly a live, real-time recording system and EQ, you can do that yourself for the same effect

:c December 23, 2013 - 7:32 AM

i really love how healthy and respectful the dnews staff is

Donna Monticello February 3, 2014 - 10:56 AM

I really love this idea this is what I keep telling people that I can hear better if the earphones were enhanced, at 71 and as a person who is going deaf I have tried to find something like this. If they are asking support or help to test this I'm very willing. I have Nest systems in my home to alert me to smoke and Carbon Monoxide via my I phone. I also use a door bell / intercom to answer the door thru the I phone so I'm used to carrying the phone with me all the time. To add one more use would not bother me at all. This is very exciting to me. And your correct Erinidk.

Qassim M Ali October 8, 2014 - 9:16 AM

good luck 

FreeStyle November 14, 2014 - 3:54 AM

If a person is born deaf, which language do they think in?
Do a show on it …. :D

Gilbert J Diaz December 29, 2016 - 7:27 AM

I'm Deaf wich app is that ?

MARIA TSALDOURI April 5, 2018 - 8:56 PM

Εγώ βασικά προτείνω το Hear Clear Pro 2. Το έκανα δώρο στη γιαγιά μου και δεν το ξανάβγαλε από το αυτί της.

MD ZIYAUL HAQUE May 18, 2018 - 11:21 AM

What is the name of this apps

Alfred Quert August 5, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Wie heisst diese App, auch für iPhone ?

Alfred Quert August 5, 2018 - 9:31 PM

what is the name of this app

Mehtab100 Me December 1, 2020 - 5:38 PM

App name