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1. (WO2017157470) METHOD OF MONITORING STATE OF HEALTH OF A BATTERY OF A HEARING DEVICE, A HEARING DEVICE AND AN ARRANGEMENT COMPRISING A HEARING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/157470    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/056033
Publication Date: Fri Sep 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 19 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: H04R 25/00
G01R 31/36
Applicants: SONOVA AG
Inventors: VUILLE-DIT-BILLE, Kathrin
ROECK, Hans-Ueli
CHERIGUI, Fethi
AAZAMI, Sahba
HOEGBERG, Jonas
Title: METHOD OF MONITORING STATE OF HEALTH OF A BATTERY OF A HEARING DEVICE, A HEARING DEVICE AND AN ARRANGEMENT COMPRISING A HEARING DEVICE
Abstract:
A method of monitoring state of health of a rechargeable battery (11) comprised within a hearing device (1) is provided, the rechargeable battery (11) being adapted to provide energy for electronic components (2, 8) of the hearing device (1), the method comprising the steps of: - dividing a usage time of the hearing device (1) into time slots, - determining a number of full equivalent charges applied to the rechargeable battery (11) in each of the time slots, and - determining a performance level of the rechargeable battery (11) in dependence on the number of full equivalent charges per time slot. Furthermore, a hearing device adapted to perform the method and an arrangement with the hearing device are provided.