LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
In a strategic business decision to provide its customers with an
optimized connected health experience, A&D
Medical, a global manufacturer of precision measurement solutions
for the healthcare industry, announced today it will partner with Salutron,
the industry leader in wearable activity monitoring technology with
heart rate. With this alliance, A&D Medical will include Salutron’s
LifeTrak family of Bluetooth Smart activity monitors as a core component
of its new Wellness Connected® Platform and device suite.
Full-screen Display: Features the industry’s only activity
monitor with a full screen display.
Heart Rate: ECG-accurate heart rate monitoring without a
Automatic Sleep Monitoring: Auto-detection of start and
end of sleep cycle combined with tracking of micro movements to
determine duration and quality of sleep, without user intervention.
Dynamic Distance Calibration: Dynamic pace-based distance
adjusts stride length based on user pace.
Active Graphic Displays with 7-Day History: Easy,
intuitive 3-button navigation with context-driven display. Measured
parameters automatically reset at midnight and offer independent daily
Ultra-low Power Monitoring: One-year estimated battery life; no
Calorie Tracking: All-day calorie monitoring via advanced
algorithm using body motion and heart rate data to compute activity
levels and energy expenditure (heart rate).
Announced as part of A&D Medical’s new product and service portfolio at
International CES 2014, the Wellness Connected platform combines the
company’s new Bluetooth Smart-enabled medical devices – now including
Salutron’s LifeTrak activity monitors – with A&D Medical’s mobile app
and cloud service to give individuals and organizations the tools they
need to track progress toward healthy living goals.
“Blending A&D Medical’s deep biometrics expertise in connected health
and consumer wellness with Salutron’s pioneering wearable technology
gives us the opportunity to redefine the connected health user
experience,” said Terry Duesterhoeft, President and CEO of A&D Medical.
“Working together we can maximize our respective strengths to provide a
comprehensive set of wellness tools that enable consumers to better
manage their health in the long-term.”
The LifeTrak family of wearable activity monitors will be a powerful
addition to A&D's Wellness Connected platform of devices and services,
and provides users with such key features and benefits as:
“We felt A&D Medical’s technology leadership, Wellness Connected
platform, and commitment to delivering an expanding suite of essential
health and wellness devices make A&D a great partner for Salutron and
will enhance the value of our LifeTrak connected activity monitor
family,” said Mike Tsai, President and CEO of Salutron. “Working with
A&D will allow us to further extend the reach of our innovative family
of activity monitors into the existing medical and wellness markets that
A&D serves in the U.S. and internationally.”
LifeTrak activity monitors are available today through a wide array of
retail and distribution partners. A&D Medical’s Wellness Connected
platform and connected device suite will be available at the end of Q1
About A&D Medical
Since 1977, A&D Medical has been manufacturing and distributing a full
line of advanced biometric monitoring solutions including blood pressure
monitors, weight scales, and other devices for consumer and professional
use. A&D Medical is the leader in connected health solutions for
wellness, disease management and other telehealth applications, and also
markets products under the LifeSource brand name in North America. A&D
Medical is a division of A&D Company, a global manufacturer of
measurement equipment, with operations in Asia, Europe, Australia,
Russia, North America, and South America.
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About Salutron, Inc.:
Salutron, Inc., is an industry leader in heart rate monitoring
technology for fitness and health equipment and products. Found in gyms
across the globe, the company’s technology is incorporated into many
name brands including, Precor, Nautilus, Star Trac, and Life Fitness.
From the gym to your wrist, Salutron also offers accurate, durable and
connected wearable devices for physiological monitoring on-the-go. The
wearable devices, in band and watch format, are branded under LifeTrak
and SmartHealth. Salutron technology has also been incorporated into
many well-known private label brands including Timex, Reebok, New
Balance, Sportline and Pro-Form. Products with Salutron’s technology can
be found in major retailers including Sports Authority, Sport Chalet,
Dick's Sporting Goods, Big 5, Best Buy, RadioShack, Frys, Target,
Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Costco, and Amazon.
Additionally, Salutron develops physiological monitoring products for
government agencies like DARPA, NASA, the US Army, and brings those
innovative technologies to the everyday consumer. Salutron is privately
held and based in Fremont, CA. More information on Salutron and LifeTrak
products can be found at lifetrakusa.com or
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Jeff Fox, 408.518.5122
Source: A&D Medical