Singular Hearing Launches Early Release of HeardThat, an AI-powered Hearing Assistive App for Android

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HeardThat separates speech from noise to deliver enhanced voice quality in noisy environments

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Singular Hearing, a subsidiary of Singular Software and creator of HeardThat, announced today it launched an early release of its HeardThat app for Android. For those with hearing loss, noisy environments like shops and restaurant patios can make it nearly impossible to hold conversations. HeardThat turns Android devices into powerful hearing assistive devices to make voices more clear.

HeadThat’s AI and machine learning software was built using thousands of hours of recorded speech and noise to learn the difference between speech and ambient noise. Rather than amplifying or reducing all sound entirely, HeardThat separates speech from noise to deliver enhanced voice audio while minimizing background noise.

Smartphones have the processing power, memory and battery life to support HeardThat’s powerful algorithms, unlike small wearable hearing devices. The app works in conjunction with earphones or hearing aids when connected to an Android, either directly or via Bluetooth.

HeardThat also works with transcription apps, like Google’s Live Caption, on the Google Pixel and other supported phones.

“Years of research and development have gone into creating HeardThat,” said Singular Hearing CEO Dr. Bruce Sharpe. “Our team has built an app that delivers enhanced voice clarity like no other solution on the market. As a standalone app, HeardThat is an incredibly powerful tool. Because HeardThat is software-based, it is easy for anyone to try. It also enables us to update it quickly as it is improved.”

Android users can download the app at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.singsoftnext.deephearing. All features are free for a limited time.

For more information on HeardThat, including a demo, visit http://www.heardthatapp.com.

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About Singular Hearing
Singular Hearing is a subsidiary of Singular Software. Founder and CEO Bruce Sharpe and his team of AI experts have extensive experience in audio technology and a deep passion for finding effective solutions for everyday problems. They leverage machine learning and speech processing to create innovative products that help people live better by hearing better.

Singular Hearing is the creator of HeardThat, an award-winning innovative app that turns smartphones into sophisticated hearing-assistive devices. HeardThat helps those with hearing challenges by delivering clear speech in noisy environments.
HeardThat won the What's Next Innovation Challenge Sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs at the 17th Annual What's Next Longevity Venture Summit and was named the first runner-up in the What’s Next Business Plan Competition at the 17th What’s Next Longevity Venture Summit. For more information, please visit http://www.heardthatapp.com.

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