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-- on vacation but that before he -- he sat down with Sam Thomas and the founder and vice chairman and sounds.
Sam develop software for phones but was inspired to use that technology.
To make -- hearing aid for his daughter Kate who suffered severe hearing lots adds that in fit.
We talk to him about that product.
Guys thinking yeah so the first -- -- -- about the what the product is and tells what it does but what the product is it's very small hearing aid that fits in your -- And one of the key things is that you could have a life and you can talk to people on a bar at a restaurant I.
I don't know a lot about the hearing aid business but -- still my grandfather.
Twenty years ago had a hearing -- -- what is different about.
The technology that you -- -- in vs what the average guy at home -- It has been using for the last couple -- so what's very different as we have the ability to tell the difference between voice and no one's.
And so we can actually bring the voice through to the hearing aid where wolf cutting out all of the background points or about 90%.
So it isn't so -- Use this corrected and you prefer to have the background the -- cut out but it's actually I could I would I I wonder you don't.
I would I would hear that but I would sense that there wasn't that sound that I'm used to hearing he preferred not to have that background was quoted as you can't tell what it is.
This Fiat as a life today hear people tot print that -- about act.
And you know it's just cut that the night the -- about it up.
The hearing aid would you deal to have this conversation with me right now definitely not what about with a different technology -- -- without sounds the sounds of exclusively.
It's helping you or sounds makes it even better than it would be other -- Found that extensively about the name has acquired you know I've had a lot of -- and -- -- -- really quite funny how many -- have you.
I've had probably six or seven they can't make certain brands right to nick the brother.
It has the technology did you notice please use of the technology is -- the technology.
Developed over the last couple decades.
It -- the fans but without that -- just update -- minds.
What they know I think -- changed but now playing.
It's not important innovation -- again great spokes -- but you've got that it -- it didn't happen overnight I mean I've been working on this for over ten years now.
We -- the product roll out the product rolled out early last year and tell ourselves included -- the sales have been pretty good pretty solid do you have well we have looked to doctors were.
We have seventeen of our own company owned -- -- we're rolling out another thirteen this year.
And so we're continuing to grow what -- The financing they'll just -- -- for the viewers at home it.
Those trying to figure out how to start his own business and distribute this -- this great great new product.
How do you find it fund the initial stages of opening those scores how did you get the financing well I was very fortunate I had a good investment banker.
And also we we raise the money where it's multiple high network people.
And that he did on May also analyze it and if it does not save you putted a lot of those -- yourself methodical and they sense that he believed that this product that you saw market opportunity.
And they gladly invested I invested a lot of them are now users of the product and so they understood the problem.
Well thank you both for being here guys the best hope you luck and just continued success with us.
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