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An estimated 754 million worldwide people have COPD. Respira Labs is developing a low-cost, wearable device, Sylvee, for continuous, at-home monitoring of lung function. The device uses a patented acoustic technology with machine-learning algorithms to detect abnormal lung volume changes, which precede exacerbations. Ultimately, Sylvee will allow physicians to remotely monitor patients and adjust their medications, reducing healthcare costs and improving patients’ quality of life.