New anti-snoring device available on the market soon | Inquirer Technology

New anti-snoring device available on the market soon

/ 03:15 PM November 04, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-11-04 at 1.41.05 PM

Screengrab from

Nothing beats a full good night’s rest. Sleeping beside a snoring loved one, however, could instantly disrupt one’s venture into dreamland.

A recent study revealed that a quarter of all adults snore regularly when they sleep. Most of the time, it’s considered as a minor, harmless noise. But some snores can develop into sleep disorders like sleep apnea—where airflow is obstructed and breathing repeatedly stops and starts at an alarming rate.


A fresh invention called “Airing” looks to eliminate these concerns once and for all, as the silicon-based device aims to cure sleep apnea and snoring in general in a much more pleasant way.


Currently, sleep apnea sufferers use uncomfortable and bulky masks before bedtime to keep their breathing tubes from collapsing.

The miniature device, which goes through a person’s nose buds, forms a seal inside the nose to both maintain air pressure and ensure the device stays in place during sleep.

Screen Shot 2016-11-04 at 1.41.28 PM

Screegrab from

With the use of electrostatic force, high-tech micro-blower plates make sure air seamlessly blows through the person’s nostrils.

The device will reportedly be free of cords and can be powered by air-zinc batteries. However, it won’t be rechargeable and can only be used for an eight-hour run.

“Airing” is not available for purchase of of writing, but it has received over $1-million start-up funding on Indie Go Go.

A prototype is expected to be released sometime next year and  to retail at around $270 (P13,071).  Khristian Ibarrola

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.


© Copyright 1997-2024 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.