May 1, 2013 in Medical (E)
[prMac.com] London, United Kingdom - Reviva Softworks today is pleased to announce that its best-selling medical app, SnoreLab 1.5.1 for iOS, has surpassed 100,000 downloads, putting it in the Top 10 of all apps in the Medical category in 14 countries. Easy to use and requiring no calibration, the app records samples of the user's snoring throughout the night and provides a complete analysis and a Snore Score. The app also provides a list of common snoring remedies and tracks their effectiveness, as well as the effect of alcohol and other factors on the user's snoring.
* Records samples of a person's snoring
* Measures snoring intensity over a night (Snore Score)
* Shows when and how loudly the user snored
* Tracks the user's Snore Score over multiple nights
* Measures the effectiveness of snoring remedies
* Tracks how factors such as drinking alcohol affect a person's snoring
* Provides information about snoring remedies
* Clear instructions
* Easy to use, no calibration needed
* Currently listed in What's Hot in the Medical Category in 27 App Stores worldwide
* 100,000+ downloads with an average user rating of 4.7
* Have a good laugh listening to yourself snore
Using SnoreLab is as easy as entering the monitoring mode and placing the iDevice face down on a nightstand near the sleeper. It is recommended that the device remain plugged in to its AC adapter. When the user wakes, he or she ends the monitoring session by touching a button. SnoreLab displays a graph of the subject's snoring through the night, showing the number, duration, and severity of snoring episodes. This provides the user with an objective, scientific, graph, which can be used for comparison with other graphs saved over time.
Actual recorded snoring sounds made throughout the night are also available for listening. Beneath the graph, the app displays the following: what time the subject went to bed and what time he or she woke up; total hours and minutes monitored; time spent snoring in hours and minutes and as a percentage of total time asleep; Snore Score, the app's own comparative measure of snoring intensity, where a score of 100 puts the subject in the top 10% of those with the most severe snoring problem, a score of 50 ranks in the 65th percentile, and a score of 25 in the 40th percentile (50% of the general population earn a Snore Score of 34 or lower); and a notation of any remedies or special factors that may have influenced the graph and score.
SnoreLab includes a comprehensive list of remedies that may be helpful in reducing snoring. Users may tap one or more items in the list prior to a monitoring session, so that information is included in the Night Analysis window. For each of the 10 remedies listed, there is a brief description of its proper use and those most likely to benefit from its use. The app also allows users to enter their own remedies into the list. The scrolling list of Remedies includes the following: aromatherapy, body pillow, CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure therapy, where the user wears a mask connected to an air pump), mouthpiece, nasal dilator, nasal spray, nasal strip, neti pot, surgery, and throat spray.
Similarly, SnoreLab includes a comprehensive list of pre-sleep factors that may affect snoring. Again, users may tap one or more items in the list prior to a monitoring session, so that information is included in the saved Night Analysis report. The scrolling list of Factors to which users can add custom entries includes the following: alcohol, hot bath, blocked nose, caffeine, exhaustion, heavy meal, sedatives, hot shower, and smoking.
"One of SnoreLab's key innovations is the Snore Score: SnoreLab's measure of snoring intensity over a night," commented Jules Goldberg of Reviva Softworks. "By tracking a user's Snore Score through time, SnoreLab builds up a picture showing what lifestyle factors makes the users snoring worse and which remedies are effective at reducing it. Many SnoreLab users have reported that they have successfully found effective remedies for their snoring through using the app, others have been motivated to consult their doctor for a professional assessment, while many have just had a good laugh at hearing themselves snore!"
* English, Dutch, and Spanish
* iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5, iPod touch (3rd/4th/5th generation), and iPad
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 7.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
SnoreLab 1.5.1 is $2.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Medical category. Review copies are available on request.
Based in London, United Kingdom, Reviva Softworks was founded by Jules Goldberg in 2012. Reviva Softworks is an independent app development company dedicated to developing high quality smartphone apps in the medical category. SnoreLab is Reviva Softworks' first release. Copyright (C) 2013 Reviva Softworks. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.