Sonic Innovations Inc, Salt Lake City is introducing sonicBLU, a wireless communication device that allow users of the company’s Velocity hearing aids to wirelessly connect to Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones. 

The device features talk time of up to 4 hours, and a standby time of up to 70 hours. It has an operating range of up to 10 meters, uses a rechargeable lithium-ion battery (with a charging time of 1 1/2 to 2 hours), weighs 10 grams, and measures 42 mm long by 24 mm wide by 12 mm thick.

"By introducing sonicBLU, Sonic Innovations is taking yet another step in continually updating and upgrading our products to match the active lifestyles of our customers," says Sam Westover, the company’s chairman and CEO.