Native audio wearables brand Boat is the first in India to launch a companion app for all hearables under its audio belt. The new, in-house developed ‘Boat Hearables App‘ comes with features including a self-diagnosis mode that makes troubleshooting easier. It helps to solve problems with Bluetooth connectivity, MIC status, speaker status and battery status in the device with just a single click.
In addition, the app also provides an easy way to customize the settings of the Audible’s button functions and download over-the-air software updates, the company said.
How to get Boat’s new app and what future updates have in store?
Sameer Mehta – Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Boat said: “This is the first time an Indian audio brand is launching a companion app for all hearables under its audio belt. The self-diagnosis mode is an industry first and will instantly solve problems with one touch. the button. We plan to add and add cool and exciting features in the coming months.”
Users can download the app from Google Play Store (opens in new tab) and sync with Boat bluetooth earphones for the latest update. The iOS version will also be available in the coming months. The company said the self-diagnosis mode is only available on Rockerz 330 Pro and Rockerz 333 Pro as of now.
The company said that in the initial launch phase of the app, customers will be able to connect and configure their hearing aids and troubleshoot any issues. In the coming weeks, Boat said, it would come out with updates, including support for all of its old and latest personal audio devices. In the second phase of the app, Boat will also add personalized audio profiles, custom EQ options, integrated streaming services and HD audio personalizer. The app is said to have been designed and developed in-house at Boat Labs – its own R&D center in Bengaluru.
Boat is slowly moving production from China to India to take advantage of the government’s proposed product-linked incentive scheme (PLI) for wearable makers. Boat and contract electronics manufacturer Dixon Technologies (India) have formed a joint venture together to produce Bluetooth-enabled audio devices here in Noida. Since the first quarter of FY 2022, many Boat products within the Rockerz, Bassheads and Airdopes product ranges, as well as accessories (including cables and power banks) are manufactured in India, the company said.