Nonin Medical Announces Its Second-Generation Wrist-Worn Device for European Distribution: Delivering Reliability in the Widest Range of Patient Populations and Clinical Settings

Oct 07, 2010, 10:58 ET from Nonin Medical, Inc.

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., a leading innovator of noninvasive physiological monitoring solutions, announced today the release of its second-generation wrist-worn pulse oximeter, the WristOx2™, Model 3150. Engineered with Nonin's PureSAT® SpO2 technology, the WristOx2, Model 3150 is the most versatile wrist-worn pulse oximeter available with proven accuracy in the widest range of clinical settings and challenging patient conditions such as motion and low perfusion.

Ideal for daily activity monitoring to overnight study applications, the WristOx2™, Model 3150 is a compact, wireless monitoring solution that delivers dependable readings in overnight oximetry and ambulatory settings. Featuring a new ergonomic design and large screen size, patients will enjoy increased comfort and ease of use, as well as greater independence due to the addition of Bluetooth® wireless technology.

The WristOx2™, Model 3150 is built on a single platform to serve both stand-alone and OEM applications—replacing the WristOx® 3100 and 4100 module. Performance upgrades to the WristOx2, Model 3150 include: increased connectivity with USB and Continua™ Certified Bluetooth® technologies for real-time data transmission, enhanced non-volatile memory to ensure data won't be lost during power loss or battery change, and up to 48 hours of battery life on two AAA batteries for greater efficiency. Additionally, the WristOx2, Model 3150 comes standard with an exclusive new soft sensor for improved patient comfort during long-term use.

"Nonin's goal is to help improve patient outcomes by equipping clinicians with reliable noninvasive monitoring solutions," said Kevin McGowan, vice president of sales for Nonin Medical. "To that end, the WristOx2™, Model 3150 delivers proven accuracy in the widest range of patient populations and clinical settings. For Nonin's OEM partners, numerous enhancements such as increased connectivity options provide unmatched ease of integration for expedited time to market and reduced integration costs. For health care professionals, the simple design enables increased ambulatory monitoring capabilities while the advanced technology ensures reliable data collection on the first try."

About Nonin Medical, Inc. - www.nonin.com

Nonin Medical, Inc. is a privately owned company specializing in the design and manufacturing of noninvasive physiological monitoring solutions. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., USA, with an additional sales, distribution and service center in Hudiksvall, Sweden, Nonin distributes its products to health professionals in more than 125 countries and has over 100 OEM partners worldwide. With more than 20 years of industry-leading capabilities in signal processing and sensor design expertise, Nonin's innovative noninvasive physiological technologies enable clinicians to accurately monitor a patient's true condition in the most challenging environments.

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