Valkee Updates Device That Treats Depression


News: Finnish technology startup Valkee previewed a redesigned version of its light-emitting medical iPod device, ahead of commercialavailabilityin October 2013, reports TechCrunch. The Valkee 2 item is the second generation of the company's core product, which is a device that beams bright light through earphone-style equipment to stimulate brain activity. The product is marketed as a treatment for seasonal affective disorder(SAD), a state of depression caused by winter weather. The new version of the device has receiveddesign updates in terms ofergonomics, aestheticsand functionality, and will costEUR199 (US$268).
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Sector: Medical Devices
Geography: Finland