Starkey Evolv AI Hearing Aids
The Starkey Evolv AI Hearing Aid range were released in the UK 2022 and is the succeeds the Livio AI range of hearing aids.
Founded in 1967, Starkey is America’s largest hearing aid manufacturer. Starkey have a worldwide presence and, in the UK, their hearing aid 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.
Starkey Evolv AI – Overview
- Edge mode available in the top 3 technology levels
- Fall alert available in all models
- 40% more noise reduction than previous model
- 2 way audio with Apple iOS
- New wireless CIC and a non wireless IIC
Starkey Evolv AI Hearing Aid Models
Starkey has released Evolv in 5 technology levels:
Starkey Evolv AI 2400 – Premium Hearing Aids
Starkey Evolv AI 2000 – Advanced Hearing Aids
Starkey Evolv AI 1600 -Select Hearing Aids
Starkey Evolv AI 1200 – Basic Hearing Aids
Starkey Evolv A 1000 -Entry Hearing Aids
You may find Starkey Evolv AI rebranded as Audibel ARC AI, Audibel Via Edge AI or Audibel Via AI.
Starkey Evolv comes in the models:
- Starkey Evolv AI IIC non wireless 10
- Starkey Evolv AI CIC non wireless 10
- Starkey Evolv AI CIC wireless 10 – not available in UK yet.
- Starkey Starkey Evolv AI ITC Rechargeable
- Starkey Evolv AI ITE Rechargeable
- Starkey Evolv AI RIC Rechargeable
- Starkey Evolv AI Micro RIC 312
- Starkey Evolv AI RIC 312
- Starkey Evolv AI BTE Rechargeable
- Starkey Evolv AI BTE 13
- Starkey Evolv AI BTE Power Plus 13
Starkey Evolv AI Hearing Aid Prices
Sound Hearing believes in transparency and therefore publishes all the prices of our hearing aids. To locate a price first click on the picture to choose the hearing aid model. If you hover over the picture a text description will appear. Next choose the technology level you are interested in. Below technology chooses single or pair of hearing aids and then Standard Service or Service LITE. A price will then appear above and below. If you click clear, all tabs will be reset so a new search can be performed.
Sound Hearing offer Standard Service and Service LITE – detailed information click here
Standard Service – includes a home visit hearing test, a home visit fitting and home visit aftercare for life. This suits new users and the elderly who may have trouble cleaning and maintaining their hearing aids and need regular support.
Service LITE – Includes a home visit hearing test and a home visit fitting. Aftercare is then chargeable. This maybe suited to people who are experienced hearing aid users and are able to maintain their own hearing aids. It may also be suited to customers who spend time overseas.
Starkey Evolv AI Hearing Aid Colours
Starkey Evolv RIC and BTE’s are available in colours; Bright white with Sterling, Black, Slate, Sterling, Espresso, Bronze and Champagne.
Starkey Evolv IIC, CIC, ITC and ITE are available in pink, light brown, medium brown, chestnut, dark brown and black.
Starkey Evolv AI Rechargeable Options
There are two charger types available for Evolv AI, the Standard Charger, and the Mini Turbo Charger. The Standard Charger on the left is a portable plug-in charger that comes with Evolv AI RIC R and BTE R. The Mini Turbo Charger is a pocket-sized charger and can be used with Evolv AI RIC R.
Evolv AI ITC and ITE are custom made They are only made to be rechargeable and include the same features as the RIC and BTE models. Edge mode is also available via a double-tap.
Starkey Evolv AI Hearing Aid Technology
The Evolv platform integrates Hearing Performance, Healthable technology, Information Assistance. It is estimated Evolv is able to make up to 55 million automictic adjustments and hour ensuring the best possible hearing in challenging listening environments.
Hearing Reality Pro analyses and understands the listening environment and then uses binaural signal processing and adaptive microphone directionality to adjust the hearing aids. This gives the best possible hearing in any listening environment.
Starkey Evol AI Edge mode is now available in the top three technology levels. When activated Edge Mode uses artificial intelligence to scan the listening environment and make real-time adjustments to maximise speech understanding.
The hearing aids have a dedicated adjustable music compressor allowing for an enhanced and enjoyable music listening experience.
Starkey Evolv AI can use voice activated commands. This means you can change the programme of the hearing aid by simply speaking.
The updated Starkey Thrive App introduces Thrive Care which allows carers and family members to monitor and the users hearing aid use and health. Thrive care includes fall alert and brain and body tracking. The Thrive app also allows users to fine tune their hearing aids and is the gateway for Telehealth – remote hearing care.
Starkey Evolv AI includes a rechargeable custom in the ear (ITC, ITE) hearing aid. These wireless devices allow for audio streaming from mobiles. The battery will last a full day with up to 4 hours of streaming.
Starkey Evolv – mobiles and Thrive app
The Starkey Evolv has made for iPhone (Mfi) technology and will also pair and stream to phones running the newest Android software.
The Thrive Hearing Control app gives the user full control over their hearing aids using their smartphone. The app allows users to adjust volume, switch memories and fine tune their own hearing aids.
The Thrive app also contains assistive features – Find My Phone, Translate, Transcribe and Self Check, which lets you check your hearing aid performance without an office visit.
Starkey Evolv AI Hearing Aid – Comparison Table
|Premium 2400||Advanced 2000||Select 1600||Basic 1200||Entry 1000|
|E2E Music Adaptation||Premium||Standard||Standard||-||-|
|E2E Wind Noise Management||Premium||Standard||Standard||-||-|
|E2E Machine Noise Adaptation||Premium||Standard||Standard||-||-|
|E2E Phone Streaming*||Premium||Standard||Standard||-||-|
|Spatial Speech Enhancement||Up to 12 dB of reduction||Up to 12 dB of reduction||Up to 7 dB of reduction||Up to 7 dB of reduction||Up to 7 dB of reduction|
|Speech in Noise||Up to 12 dB of reduction||Up to 10 dB of reduction||Up to 8 dB of reduction||Up to 8 dB of reduction||Up to 8 dB of reduction|
|Transient Noise Reduction||Up to 15 dB of reduction||Up to 9 dB of reduction||Up to 8 dB of reduction||Up to 8 dB of reduction||Up to 6 dB of reduction|
|Wind||Up to 32 dB of reduction||Up to 17 dB of reduction||Up to 9 dB of reduction||Up to 9 dB of reduction||Up to 9 dB of reduction|
*Available on RIC R, RIC 312 and BTE 13. **Available for products with directional microphones
Starkey Evolv AI – Accessories
A number of accessories are also available with Starkey Evolv:
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 – 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 – This device improves users hearing in group settings like family gatherings or noisy restaurants. Eight built-in microphones detect the primary speaker‚voice and stream it directly to their hearing aids.
Starkey new hearing aids will pair via Bluetooth to Orcam. Orcam is a device that is used by users who visually impaired. It uses facial recognition allowing the user knows who is talking. Orcam is also able to read and turn text into audio which is then processed and delivered to the hearing aids.