ApniCure Winx™ Sleep Therapy System
Winx is an innovative medical device for treating obstructive sleep apnea, a common sleep-related breathing disorder. The system operates by applying a gentle negative pressure through a novel mouthpiece to urge airway-obstructing tissues (soft palate and tongue) forward, thereby keeping the airway open during sleep. Winx consists of a quiet bedside console connected to a fitted mouthpiece with small flexible tubing. The console generates the negative pressure, collects excess saliva, and provides operation and usage feedback. Winx is simple to use, comfortable, quiet, compact, and travel friendly, offering many advantages over the current standard of care (CPAP) by eliminating the need for a face mask, headgear, humidifier and pressurized air. Winx solves a serious problem in a brand new way, representing a good combination of disruptive technology, appropriately simple design, and highly effective clinically proven performance.
ServicesIndustrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, User Interface