4. Whiz Freedom Hygienic Urine Director by Jbol Ltd.
device which allows women to urinate without removing their clothing
directs the urination stream away from the body. The Whiz Freedom is
made from a hydrophobic, anti-microbial material that dries in a few
shakes and enables reuse of the device without washing or rinsing.
allows one to urinate standing, lying down or sitting. There are
attachments available to direct the urination stream even further from
the body. Other models of the Whiz are made for disabled persons.
5. Provent Professional Sleep Apnea Therapy by Ventus Medical Inc.
is a new treatment for sleep apnea that employs a microvalve that opens
and closes, directing exhaled air through small holes to create
resistance. The Provent tapes adhere to the nostrils with
hypoallergenic adhesives. They are one-use devices that don't require
The current preferred method for treating
sleep apnea is the CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine.
It comes with a motor and a mask and requires considerable
maintenance. It is somewhat noisy and may interfere with one's sex
life. You can see why.
6. Lyric Hearing Aid by InSound Medical Inc.
Designed for persons with mild to moderate hearing losses, the Lyric Hearing Aid
is the first totally invisible hearing aid that you can wear 24/7
whether you're taking a shower, on the telephone, or flying on an
airplane. You can even use ear buds with Lyric. A Lyric device only
lasts for about 120 days, however, and as the company requires a
subscription payment, so after the Lyric wears out, you would just go back to your local dealer and
get another Lyric fitting.