MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of fingertip pulse oximetry and an innovator of noninvasive physiological monitoring solutions, today announced the United States and Canadian launches of its WristOx2™, Model 3150 wrist-worn pulse oximeter.
The WristOx2, Model 3150 is a compact, wireless wrist-worn monitoring device that accurately monitors blood-oxygen saturation (SpO2) levels and pulse rate in patients undergoing ambulatory monitoring to screen for breathing disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea. Engineered with Nonin's PureSAT® SpO2 technology, the WristOx2, Model 3150 is proven clinically accurate in the widest range of clinical settings and challenging patient conditions such as motion and low perfusion. Featuring Bluetooth® wireless technology, a new ergonomic design and larger screen size, the WristOx2, Model 3150 is designed to increase patient comfort and ease of use.
"Nonin Medical's goal is to help clinicians improve patient outcomes through reliable noninvasive monitoring solutions," said Kevin McGowan, vice president of sales for Nonin Medical. "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 easy 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."
The WristOx2, Model 3150 is built on a single platform to serve both stand-alone and OEM applications—replacing the WristOx® 3100 and 4100 modules. Performa