New Product Technology

The Sleep Shepherd is a fabric cap with sensors that works with the brain’s natural structure to slow brainwave activity and guide the wearer to sleep, according to Sleep Shepherd LLC.
Nova LifeStyle Inc has developed a new, health-oriented product line called Smart Health Furniture, which offers the ability to monitor, record, and deliver user data to key medical care providers.
Castellón, Spain-based company Medco Health has developed a telemedicine-based assistance system  that allows an online daily monitoring of people with sleep apnea.
The Health o meter nuyu Sleep System currently showcased at CES 2015 and will debut to the public in September 2015. It is a smartphone app-controlled bedroom temperature regulating device and monitoring application.
InterCore Inc has launched "DADS," a network-based "driver alertness detection system." Operating as a cloud-based service developed by InterCore’s wholly owned subsidiary SRG International Inc, DADS is a real-time monitoring and warning system that can assist in preventing accidents caused by driver fatigue, lack of alertness, or distractions, the company says.
There’s a common misconception about sleep: the idea that when we fall asleep, our brains stop working. But our brains certainly function while we are asleep.
The next generation Winx Mouthpiece by Apnicure recently received FDA clearance. Compared to the original mouthpiece, it features a softer, more flexible posterior bar that sits over the back of the tongue and is designed for improved patient comfort.
ResMed Inc Sleep System
ResMed this week unveiled the S+ by ResMed, a contactless sleep system targeted at consumers. The S+ by ResMed is a personalized sleep solution that uses patented bio-motion sensors, designed to measure an individual's sleep stages and environment, and deliver personalized feedback that helps improve sleep from the very first night.
CPAP is the gold standard for obstructive sleep apnea, but what about patients who can’t—or won’t—tolerate it or who need an additional therapy? We profile the spectrum of FDA-approved therapies, including when to try them, considerations for each, and new developments.
Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, a new children's book app created by Kelly McMahon and inspired by her husband, actor Julian McMahon, and his close relationship with daughter Madison ("Maddy"), is now available.  
Metamason uses 3-D printing technology to make customized PAP masks for a more comfortable, effective, and patient-friendly experience.
From the makers of Roomba comes RP-VITA, a self-propelled telemedicine solution already employed by more than 1,000 medical offices and hospitals.
On track to get FDA approval by March 2015, the Nastent is a tube-shaped nasal cavity insertion device.
iSideSleep by Squire Sleep Systems encourages comfortable side-sleeping via a patented arm channel that eliminates stress on the arm and shoulder joint. The company says it reduces pain for the 70% of people who are side sleepers.
Edia Inc, a company made of entrepreneurial moms and dads, showcased at SLEEP 2014 the Elo Storytelling Pillow. The doctor-developed pillow comes preloaded with audible stories and music that start when children lay their heads on the pillow, but stop if they lift their heads up–encouraging them to stay in bed and fall asleep.
Bedjet LLC will be debuting its BedJet bedding comfort system at the Las Vegas Market home show July 27. The BedJet is an ultra-rapid bed cooling, heating, and climate control system, providing near instant control for users' sleep temperature preferences.
Lighting company Saffron launched the Drift Light smart bulb, a bulb designed to improve the quantity and quality of sleep for users. The Drift Light was designed using data from studies on circadian cycles, which found that the circadian cycle improved brain wave activity, hormone production, cell regeneration, and other biological activities.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Inspire Medical's Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy for use in a subset of patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who are unable to use CPAP.
Forbes talks about a new app called Sleepstation, which offers cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.
mobile health
The global mobile health (m-health) monitoring and diagnostic medical devices market was valued at $0.65 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 43.3% from 2013 to 2019, reaching $8.03 billion in 2019.