Starkey Livio Hearing Aids

Starkey

Starkey were founded in 1967 by William Austin and have become a world leading supplier of hearing aids, and is now the largest supplier of hearing aids in the US market. Starkey have a UK base near Manchester, where all there custom products are made and serviced.

Starkey Hearing Aids – the current portfolio

Starkey have been the first company to release rechargeable (lithium-ion) custom in-ear hearing aids as of May 2020.

The (UK) Starkey hearing aid portfolio was revamped in May 2020 as follows:

  • Starkey Livio ‘Edge’ AI is the new premium product (top-end only) – including rechargeable in-ear (ITC / ITE) & behind-ear (RIC) options. The best-of-the-best by Starkey with stand-out features.
  • Starkey Livio AI sits below this at 5 technology levels – includes advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology for noise tracking and advanced phone app features. Also rechargeable in-ear & behind ear options.
  • Starkey Livio – the original Livio will still run alongside side Livio AI but without all the advanced features.
  • Starkey Muse IQ  – will continue for smaller custom in-ear products including CIC’s and Synergy Soundlens IIC
  • Starkey Halo is now obsolete.

The best Starkey hearing aids from April 2020 are:

Style of hearing aid >>> BTE Receiver-in-Canal Custom In-Ear / Invisible In-Ear Rechargeable – In-Ear & RIC
Premium+ Livio Edge AI 2400 Livio Edge AI 2400 Livio Edge AI 2400 Livio Edge AI 2400
Premium Livio AI 2400 Livio AI 2400 Livio AI 2400 / Muse IQ i2400 / Soundlens IQ i2400 Livio AI 2400
Advanced Livio AI i2000 Livio AI i2000 Livio AI i2000 / Muse IQ i2000 / Soundlens IQ i2000 Livio AI i2000
Select Livio AI i1600 Livio AI i1600 Livio AI i1600 / Muse IQ i1600 / Soundlens IQ i1600 Livio AI i1600
Basic Livio AI i1200 Livio AI i1200 Livio AI i1200 / Muse IQ i1200 / - Livio AI i1200
Economy Livio AI i1000 Livio AI i1000 Livio AI i1000 / Muse IQ i1000 / - Livio AI i1000

Also: CROS and BiCROS hearing aids – for single sided deafness

Starkey Livio EDGE AI Features
android v apple hearing aids

Made for iPhone / Android

Starkey hearing aids can stream direct audio from iPhones / iPads and the latest Android mobile devices.

Full audio streaming, advanced remote control functions, and more.

Read more here:

Rechargeable Hearing Aids – Livio AI

In-Ear & Behind Ear

Starkey have led the way in 2020 with the first ever lithium-ion rechargeable custom made in-ear hearing aids (ITC and ITE only).  Also available as a rechargeable receiver-in-canal model.

Rechargeable Livio AI rechargeable hearing aids (in-ear and RIC) are available at all Livio AI levels – Livio ‘EDGE’ AI 2400, and Livio AI 2400, 2000, 1600, 1200, 1000.

Receiver-In-Canal Hearing Aids (RIC’s)

Starkey LIVIO EDGE AI   –  LIVIO AI   –   LIVIO

Incorporating the best in made-for-iPhone, made-for-android and rechargeable hearing aid technology.

Starkey’s leading top spec ‘RIC’ hearing aid is Livio ‘EDGE’ AI 2400.

Sat below this is Livio AI at 5 technology levels – 2400, 2000, 1600, 1200, and 1000.

The older Livio will still run alongside Livio AI for those who simply want less technology at a slightly lower price.

LIVIO AI hearing aids are available in 3 RIC styles – micro RIC, standard RIC-312, and rechargeable RIC-R.

Custom-In-Ear Hearing Aids

Starkey LIVIO EDGE AI  &  LIVIO AI + Starkey MUSE IQ

Livio EDGE AI – the latest premium custom-in-ear hearing aids by Starkey – available as rechargeable option too

Livio AI – exactly the same as above but in 5 lower technology levels and excluding the extra features of EDGE AI.

Incorporating the best in made-for-iPhone, made-for-android and rechargeable hearing aid technology.

MUSE IQ –  for those who want smaller custom in-ear hearing aids such as CIC and IIC (see Styles here). Older technology than Livio – available at 5 technology levels.

Invisible-In-Canal (IIC) Hearing Aids

Starkey SOUNDLENS IQ (Synergy)

Starkey launched the first ever invisible-in-canal hearing aid, and their current IIC hearing aids are up there with the best and the smallest in the industry.

Now available as WIRELESS! – only in the premium i2400 though (and slightly bigger). Streaming via Starkey Surflink accessories.

Available at 3 technology levels (2400, 2000, 1600) and in 5 faceplate colours. All non-wireless models can use the Starkey T2 phone app for remote control functionality (this works via audio tones rather than Bluetooth).

BTE Behind-Ear Hearing Aids

Starkey LIVIO EDGE AI & STARKEY LIVIO AI

Starkey’s leading top spec ‘BTE’ hearing aid is Livio EDGE AI 2400.

Sat below this is Livio AI at 5 technology levels – 2400, 2000, 1600, 1200, and 1000.

The older Livio will still run alongside Livio AI for those who simply want less technology at a slightly lower price.

LIVIO AI BTE hearing aids are available in just 1 BTE style.

Incorporating the best in made-for-iPhone, made-for-android and rechargeable hearing aid technology.

CROS Hearing Aids

For single sided deafness – Starkey LIVIO AI CROS

Rechargeable & Made-for-iPhone & Made for Android

It is our consideration that the Starkey LIVIO AI CROS currently offer the most complete CROS / BiCROS hearing aid solution with the Starkey Livio AI technology.

Using the Starkey Thrive app you get the best / easiest control for focusing which side you want to hear from the most – on top of direct audio / call streaming and rechargeable technology.

Available in the RIC-R , RIC-312 and BTE models (not micro-RIC)

Starkey- Hearing Aid Accessories:

Remote Controls and ‘Surflink’ Wireless Connectivity

Read the Brochure

Accessory User Guides

 

Starkey Hearing Aid Accessories 

Smartphone Apps

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The main app is Starkey THRIVE – this is where Starkey Livio AI comes alive!

Not just a Hearing Aid but a Healthable!

Starkey LIVIO AI are great hearing aids in their own right – you do not need the complications of a phone app to benefit from these hearing aids – but the app opens up a huge opportunity to get more from your hearing aids – some fancy, some for better hearing, some for better health care.

A fully loaded app featuring:

  • Mobile audio streaming – calls, audiobooks, apps, music
  • Remote control – programmes, volume, noise and spatial control, and more – watch this quick video on Starkey Soundpsace
  • Wellness tracking – health and activity analysis / display
  • Fall detection – notifies pre-set family members if you fall
  • Remote programming support  -see section below
  • Live call-to-text feature – read your calls as you hear them
  • Live language translator – up to 27 languages can converted to text
  • Thrive Virtual Assistant – information tool just like Alexa. Reacts to your voice of in-app initiation
  • Self-Check – run diagnostics on your hearing aids to check performance
  • ‘Find my hearing aids’ – locate lost hearing aids!
  • Set reminders – set a reminder which can pop up on the phone & send an audio to the hearing aids if selected

Thrive App Overview

User Guide

‘How to’ videos

Also, Starkey Tinnitus app and Starkey Thrive Care app

Mobile phone compatibility checker

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Crystal Hearing can supply all Starkey hearing aids via our clinic in Marlow – surrounding areas include High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Reading, Slough, Henley, Beaconsfield and other areas in Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. We have UK wide affiliates who can supply these hearing aids – please call us.