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Beltone launches high-tech hearing aid

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CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Listen to this, a new hearing aid on the market can keep up with your favorite gadgets.

Apple and Beltone created the world's first hearing aid that can be controlled by an iPhone.

It works kind of like a blue tooth, without the need for a remote control, and is the first of its kind.

We got a look at the product at the Beltone office here in Cape Girardeau.

Developers say this revolutionary hearing aid is needed because patients are getting younger and younger.

“There is a lot of noise in our world and a lot of the younger generation wearing headphones and probably listening to music and doing things louder than they should and if they don't protect their hearing they will need help one day,” said Brad Jackson, the regional manager for Belton.

In addition to working with the Apple products, the hearing aid words with Android.

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