Partners of sleep apnea sufferers undergoing continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy will likely give thanks to the designers behind a new mask from Weinmann that claims a noise level of under 15dB. The NP15 (Nasal Pillow mask 15dB) is based on the analysis of several studies of the anthropometry of the human face.
Features from the product page:
the quietest nasal pillow mask has two ball-and-socket joints: one ball-and-socket joint on the mask body allows unlimited freedom of movement. the second ball-and-socket joint between mask and device hose ensures a stable, non-leak fit. has two tube-anchoring options (clip and strap) that reliably keep the tube in place throughout the night integrated pressure measurement port no disruptive drafts as exhaled air is directed away from the face; outlet gap is closed on patient side of system. ideal fit small and delicate, yet secure and stable made of skin-friendly silicone