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Oticon Opn – the connected hearing aid

Not to be dismissed as a simple gadget, the Opn from Denmark’s Oticon actually sounds useful. The Opn, which can be used with IFTTT (If This Then That) recipe-based automation, ensures the wearer knows when someone rings the doorbell, the smoke detector goes off or a baby monitor is alarming.

In the case of Opn, IFTTT provides the means for an Internet-connected doorbell to trigger an automated audio message to the person wearing the hearing aid, saying something to the effect of “There’s someone at the door”

Read the full article on Fortune