Since 1991 Lumie has been researching and designing bright lights to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and other conditions. All of the Lumie products are based on published research and designed from their base in Cambridge.
Over the years Lumie has worked closely with the scientific community. Lumie is in the EuRhythDia consortium investigating circadian rhythms and type 2 diabetes, and is working with Liverpool John Moores University sports science department.
Lumie products are medical devices, certified under the Medical Devices Directive (93/42/EEC) and supplied to the NHS. Distance and brightness levels (lux) are independently verified and Lumie is registered with the government's Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.