Fisher & Paykel out of Auckland, New Zealand has released a new line of CPAP machines that smudge the line between medical devices and consumer products. The ICON line features a built-in alarm clock and an mp3 player, along with all the company’s latest CPAP technology.
From the announcement:
The product range spans three models; Auto, Premo and Novo. The Auto detects interruptions to normal breathing and provides the appropriate positive airway pressure to meet the breath-by-breath needs of the patient with full efficacy and compliance reporting. The Premo model provides fixed pressure therapy with efficacy and compliance reporting, while the Novo provides basic compliance reporting.
The ICON range also includes Fisher & Paykel’s InfoSmart technologies, which will provide a full range of communication and compliance reporting options.
Features of the device:
Auto-adjusting pressure for personalised treatment during sleep. Fisher and Paykel’s unique SensAwake breathing algorithm – Described by users as one of the best advances in CPAP technology ever, it detects a user waking up and drops pressure accordingly to aid the transition back to sleep. ThermoSmart and heated tube – Get more humidity to you and less condensation to your tube. Built-in alarm clock-mp3 player – Wake up to your music in the morning! One of the quietest CPAP machines presently on sale. Travel bag, tube, manuals, power cord, international plugs, compliance memory-stick and extra filters.
Press release: FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE INTRODUCES NEW CPAP RANGE…