Bilihome is a Dutch startup launching a soft, wearable blue-light phototherapy treatment solution for new-born babies suffering jaundice. Blue light penetrates the skin to break down excess bilirubin. Instead of leaving a baby naked and blindfolded under an intense blue lamp, the blue LED sources are integrated into a baby snuggy.
Versus the old way of administering phototherapy to babies:
Great to see this concept finally coming to market. I’m not sure if Philips ever commercialized their old concept by Philips Research for an e-textiles based bilirubin treatment. The old links are dead, but here is an image I kept: