Sleepiz One+ granted approval in the USA

Sleepiz's device for remote monitoring of vital signs of ill patients has received approval as a medical device from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Image credit: Sleepiz
Zurich – The Sleepiz device for contactless remote monitoring of a patient’s vital signs has been approved for use as a medical product by the US Food and Drug Administration. This means that the small cube-shaped device, which is placed on a bedside table during the night, can now be prescribed by doctors in the USA as well.

The sleep monitor Sleepiz One+ from the Zurich-based company Sleepiz has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a medical product. The small cube is placed next to the bed to measure a patient’s macro and micro movements in a contactless manner to determine their vital signs. These can contribute to the early detection of deteriorating health in patients, for example in the case of chronic illnesses.

As the spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) writes in a press release, the FDA approval opens the door to the seamless integration of the Sleepiz One+ in remote patient monitoring processes and clinical trial platforms in the USA as well. Sleepiz was awarded the European Union’s CE mark back in October 2020.

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