Connected Development Chosen by 24eight to Deliver Design Services in Support of its Family of Wearable Motion Sensing Devices

To integrate cellular functionality to enable remote monitoring of falls, collisions, pulse rate, posture, respiration and more

Mar 22, 2011, 08:00 ET from Connected Development

CARY, N.C., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Connected Development today announced it has been chosen by 24eight as their exclusive provider of cellular integration services for their family of motion sensing devices.

Connected Development has already developed a hardware and embedded software solution for the 24eight wireless product. By enabling existing and future 24eight devices to communicate via cellular networks, Connected Development will be an important player in enabling remote monitoring of patient and athlete data and more.

"24eight was one of the first clients Connected Development worked with," said Stefan Lindvall, president of Connected Development, "which is why we're so pleased with their ongoing confidence in our ability to deliver the design, development and certification services they need to expand their product line."

"Connected Development has proven their engineering acumen as well as their predictability," said David Schieffelin, CEO of 24eight. "Their expertise is a perfect complement to our own and we are grateful to have them as our ally in cellular wireless design."

24eight products capture both movement and pressure to give athletes and healthcare professionals a complete motion profile in order to detect various states of physical activity that can be used to drive medical, exercise and gaming applications. Future applications take the sensor technology further by applying it to helmets, shirts, hand grips and more.

About Connected Development

Led by a team of well-known and respected experts in wireless and M2M, Connected Development provides the most comprehensive set of services on the market to bring products from concept to reality quickly and painlessly. Further, their network of partners, spanning every aspect of the wireless community, let Connected Development position customer solutions for success from the start. Visit to learn more.

About 24eight

24eight is a wireless sensor device and network development company that uses microelectronic sensing materials, wireless communications and an analytic engine of proprietary algorithms to manage and transmit physical activity to applications and Web-based services. The company has assembled a highly regarded team of technologists to build the Company's core sensor platform. The proprietary platform and systems are currently embedded into products in various stages of ideation, product development and commercialization. 24eight is headquartered in New York. Visit for more information.

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