Bluegiga Releases eHealth Products for Medical, Health and Fitness Applications

First in the World Continua Certified Bluetooth Gateway Available Now

Dec 17, 2010, 08:56 ET from Bluegiga Technologies

ESPOO, Finland, December 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluegiga Technologies announced today the availability of eHealth products for medical, health and fitness applications. The new Continua compatible products can be used in various health and medical applications by OEMs and system integrators. Bluegiga eHealth products offer an open standard, easy-to-use platform for building Bluetooth certified and Continua compliant wireless sensors and networking them to customer back end systems.

Continua certified Bluegiga eHealth Gateway connects Bluetooth wireless sensors to back end networks through different interfaces. The product is ideal for an OEM or integrator planning to add gateway functionality from local wireless to wired WAN or mobile networks. Bluegiga OEM modules easily integrate Bluetooth wireless technology to any sensor or device with range requirements up to 1000 meters. The OEM modules are available with Bluetooth Health Device Profile and optional IEEE agent and manager implementations.

"Using standard wireless technologies in the health and medical applications is a fast growing market. Continua Health Alliance is promoting Bluetooth-based wireless products to enable global manufacturer independent compliance between different devices," comments Mikko Savolainen, Bluegiga's Vice President of Product Management. "Bluegiga is the first in the world to offer a complete end-to-end solution that meets the compliance of Bluetooth Health Device Profile and Continua IEEE standards. Bluegiga's Continua certified eHealth Gateway for building networks and Bluetooth eHealth modules for sensor end are available now."

For more information:

http://www.bluegiga.com/ehealth

Bluegiga Technologies Inc. provides Bluetooth-based wireless module and access device solutions to OEMs, integrators and teleoperators. The secure, cost effective and easy to integrate devices are used by industry leaders in the areas of health and medical, automotive, audio, industrial, and consumer applications. For additional information, please visit http://www.bluegiga.com

Continua Health Alliance Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open industry coalition of healthcare and technology companies joining together in collaboration to improve the quality of personal healthcare. Continua is dedicated to establishing a system of interoperable personal health solutions with the knowledge that extending those solutions into the home fosters independence, empowers individuals and provides the opportunity for truly personalized health and wellness management. For additional information, please visit http://www.continua-alliance.org

SOURCE Bluegiga Technologies