Over 5% percent of the world's population suffer from hearing loss, which is approximately 466 million people. Hearing loss ranges in severity, and often impacts communication in social situations. There have been various efforts to improve this type of communication, but what improvements have been made for those who struggle at home? When these individuals live alone?
obi monitors your surroundings and recognizes various sounds throughout your home. obi does the "hearing" for you and sends you an alert when various sounds are detected. The app also connects with Smart Home devices, so that your entire home is connected to your phone.