ResMed Corp, San Diego, introduced a new generation continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask Monday at the [removed]European Respiratory Society’s 19th Annual Congress[/removed]. The new Swift FX nasal pillows mask is designed with minimal contact to the face to improve the patient experience and compliance.

“With patients across the world in mind, we are proud to introduce a mask which gives a ‘barely there’ experience,” said Mike McEwan, vice president Europe – masks, ResMed. “It is our hope that the added sense of minimalism and freedom will increase patient compliance and ultimately enable patients to experience the full range of health benefits from CPAP therapy. ResMed is committed to advancing innovative technology and we believe the Swift FX mask is a step forward for CPAP therapy.”

The Swift FX features silicone headgear with a low profile back strap. It is designed for any sleeping position and is easy to clean and assemble, according to ResMed.