19/11/2009

OMRON Healthcare Europe B.V.

Omron Healthcare Launches a Blood Pressure Monitor

November 17, 2009 - Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan, Representative Director and CEO: Yoshihito Yamada) today announced that it will launch a blood pressure monitor, and body composition monitor with embedded Bluetooth, compatible with the Continua standard in spring of 2010 worldwide.

Continua Health Alliance, an open industry coalition led by Intel Corporation Group, has established the Continua standard last year to standardize the connection compatibility between healthcare devices and digital devices to further promote personal health management. IT Healthcare Solution has been rapidly progressed on a global basis, as we see big players even outside of the healthcare industry enter this promising market.

Omron Healthcare will develop and launch a blood pressure monitor and body composition monitor with built-in Bluetooth compatible with the Continua standard in Japan, Europe, and the U.S. Omron Healthcare will also provide global technical support system for health service providers to easily connect numbers of devices and effectively utilize the package to meet their business needs.

Omron Healthcare will continue to launch products with built-in Bluetooth besides blood pressure monitor and body composition monitor, and openly work with a variety of business partners to enhance daily personal health management.

Contact: Hiroshi Ogawa
Omron Healthcare, Co., Ltd
Hiroshi_ogawa@ohq.omron.co.jp
www.healthcare.omron.co.jp