Highly anticipated, Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will be a new, global consumer service that will deliver enhanced listening experiences and audio accessibility for everyone, improving the way you engage with others and the world around you. Leading up to its release, the Bluetooth member community and Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) released a number of resources, from articles to videos to papers, highlighting what you can expect from this next generation of audio innovation.

Check out some of the top resources released this year that explore how Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will impact audio as we know it, making our world sound better.

2021 Bluetooth Audio Sharing Resources

A Preview of the Next Generation Assistive Listening System

In this video, Chuck Sabin from the Bluetooth SIG outlines the key use cases Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will enable and explains how Bluetooth Audio Sharing will become the next generation of assistive listening systems, propelling new opportunities for hearing accessibility and enhanced audio experiences for all. Watch the video.

The Need for Inclusion & Audio Accessibility for All

In this video, Linda Kozma-Spytek, senior research audiologist in the Technology Access Program, and co-director of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Technology Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center at Gallaudet University, discusses the current assistive listening system technologies, the challenges inhibiting their wide-scale deployment, and how the upcoming release of Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will help drive broad adoption of assistive listening technology. Watch the video.

Hearing Aid Manufacturer Explains Why Bluetooth Audio Sharing Will Be a Game Changer for Those With Hearing Loss

This Q&A with Jeff Solum from Starkey outlines the impact Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will have, looks at some of the challenges of existing telecoil/loop systems, and explains how Bluetooth Audio Sharing will address these challenges. Read the Q&A.

Major Hearing Device Manufacturer Association Outlines the Benefits Bluetooth Audio Sharing Will Bring to Hearing Aid Users

In this Bluetooth member Q&A, Nikolai Bisgaard from EHIMA talks about the impact Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will have on hearing aids and assistive listening systems. Read the Q&A.

The 2021 State of Sound Report: A Global Analysis of Audio Consumer Behaviors and Desires

This report is an annual study featuring research insights based on data from thousands of audio consumers around the world, including consumer interest in some of the key use cases that Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will enable. The State of Sound research looks at audio device purchase drivers and interest in current and future use cases to better understand the features that today’s users look for in earbuds, headphones, speakers, and other audio products. Download the report.

Bluetooth Technology for Audio – When Technology Meets Market Demand

In this webinar, UL and the Bluetooth SIG explore the most recent market trends for audio applications using Bluetooth® technology, along with the expected impact of Bluetooth Audio Sharing on hearing assistance and assistive listening systems. Watch the on-demand webinar.

A New, Global Consumer Service Will Enhance Audio Accessibility for Everyone

This article explores a few of the advancements you can expect to see from Bluetooth Audio Sharing, from sharing music from your smartphone with family and friends to tuning into public TVs at all kinds of public venues to enhancing audio for people with hearing loss. Read the article.

The Promise of Next-Generation Bluetooth LE Audio Connectivity

The promise of Bluetooth® LE Audio includes more availability, better interoperability, and greater acceptance of audio accessibility across a wide range of venues, products, and services. This presentation discusses the expanded capabilities of the new release of Bluetooth LE Audio, how it is different from previous versions of Bluetooth audio, and the anticipated benefits to people with hearing loss. Watch the video.

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LE Audio Will Drive Audio Market Trends

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The Future Of Sound: Envisioning The Ecosystem Of Bluetooth LE Audio

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Introducing LE Audio - The Use Cases

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Introducing Bluetooth® LE Audio

Now available for free digital download, get your copy of this in-depth, technical overview of the LE Audio specifications.

Audio Industry Braces for Bluetooth Audio Sharing in 2021

Highly anticipated, Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will be a new, global consumer service that will…

A Preview of the Next Generation Assistive Listening System

Watch Chuck Sabin outline the key use cases Bluetooth® Audio Sharing will enable and…

The Need for Inclusion & Audio Accessibility for All

Watch Linda Kozma-Spytek, Senior Research Audiologist in the Technology Access Program, and co-director of…

Hearing Aid Manufacturer Explains Why Bluetooth Audio Sharing Will Be a Game Changer for Those With Hearing Loss

A well-known manufacturer of hearing aids in North America, Starkey is committed to supplying…

The 2021 State of Sound Report

The State of Sound Report is an annual study featuring research insights based on…

Bluetooth LE Audio Technology: Faster And More Efficient

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The Future of Bluetooth Hearing Aids: How LE Audio Will Revolutionize the Way You Hear the World

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The Future of Bluetooth is Faster, More Flexible, and Sounds Great

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What is Bluetooth LE Audio

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The Next Era of Truly Wireless Audio: Qualcomm QCC305x SoCs

Approximately five years ago, truly wireless earbuds supported by Qualcomm Technologies emerged on the…

Bluetooth LE Audio: Where Innovation, Market Needs and Inclusiveness Converge

The latest Bluetooth specification, LE Audio, announced earlier this year, has revolutionised Bluetooth Audio.…

LE Audio: A New Age of Bluetooth Audio Sharing

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