Founded in 1967, Starkey is America‚Äôs largest hearing aid manufacturer. Starkey have a worldwide presence and, in the UK, their factory is based in Stockport. ¬†Starkey have established a Hearing Foundation where their volunteers have fitted over 1 million hearing aids to those in need across the globe.
The Starkey Livio range operate on Starkey’s Thrive platform. The Thrive platform integrates Hearing Performance, Healthable technology and Information Assistance.
The entry level hearing aid is the Starkey Livo 1200 which is designed for users with quiet lifestyles.
The hearing aids Healthable technology (only available on AI version) enables the hearing aid to detect if a user has had a fall and then alert a caregiver. It also tracks brain health and monitors heart rate.
Hearing Performance is maximised with improved sound quality to enhance clarity. Speech enhancement technology boosts and optimises speech levels. Advanced noise control features ensure the listening environment is comfortable.
Starkey Livio can be controlled and adjusted through the Thrive app which allows users to fine tune their own hearing aids.
The integrated Information Assistance enables the hearing aids to self-check and diagnose any problems. The Thrive App assistant enables the user to send questions to their audiologist and also allows for Remote Hearing Care.
The hearing aids have a dedicated adjustable music compressor allowing for an enhanced and enjoyable music listening experience.
Starkey have also released Livio without the AI option. The Livio range has 5 technology levels with the best being the Livio 2400 AI and then the 2400, 2000, 1600 and 1200. ¬†Full features and a comparison can be found on our product pages.
The Starkey Livio has made for iPhone (Mfi) technology and will also pair and stream to phones running the newest Android software.
The Starkey Livio rechargeable charger has a built-in battery so you can charge on the go. A turbo charger with an integrated battery is also available.
Starkey Livio 1200 RIC R ‚Äì This rechargeable version has a built in telecoil and full wireless connectivity. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control. It can be programmed to fit mild to severe hearing losses.
Starkey Livio 1200 mRIC ‚Äì Running on a 312 battery, this micro RIC has wireless connectivity. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control. It can be programmed to fit mild to severe hearing losses.
Starkey Livio 1200 RIC 312 ‚Äì Full wireless connectivity running on a 312 battery. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control. It can be programmed to fit mild to severe hearing loses.
Starkey Livio 1200 AP ‚Äì This Absolute Power (AP) version can be fitted for severe to profound losses. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control.
Starkey Livio 1200 BTE ‚Äì A behind the ear device running on a size 13 battery. The device has full wireless capability. The device has a multifunction push button allowing for programme change and volume control.
A number of accessories are also available with Starkey Livio:
Starkey TV Streamer – Plugs into your TV and will stream stereo sound direct to your hearing aids.
Remote Microphone allows users to enjoy one-on-one conversations in noisy environments and easily stream binaurally from four different audio sources: Bluetooth, Telecoil, FM or Line-In.
Mini Remote Microphone ‚Äì Allows users to enjoy one-on-one conversations in noisy environments with the small, easy-to-use Mini Remote Microphone.
Starkey Remote – A pocket sized remote control allowing the user to change hearing aid volume or programmes.
Table Microphone ‚Äì This device improves users hearing in group settings like family gatherings or noisy restaurants. Eight built-in microphones detect the primary speaker‚Äôs voice and stream it directly to their hearing aids.
Why Choose Sound Hearing?
Soundhearing.org is a company that works in Greater London and in parts of Essex and Kent.
Our purpose is to provide high quality, transparent and affordable hearing care.
Through detailed descriptions of each hearing aid and its features, our website outlines every product available on the market from the main hearing aid manufacturers. This allows you to compare hearing aids from each range.
Unlike many high street providers, we are not owned (partially or wholly) by a particular manufacturer, which is why we can offer you the choice of hundreds of hearing aids.
To help you make the right choice, feel free to contact us for advice and to answer any questions you may have. ¬†An audiologist can also come to your home, free of charge, in order to assess your hearing and your listening needs.