Nonin Medical, Inc. Collaborates with Qualcomm Life to Provide Pulse Oximetry for the 2net Platform for Wireless Health

Nonin Medical, Inc. Collaborates with Qualcomm Life to Provide Pulse Oximetry
             for the 2net Platform for Wireless Health Solutions

  PR Newswire

  MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 5, 2012

- Announcement made during the Annual mHealth Summit in Washington D.C.

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of
finger- pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today
announced that the company's Onyx® II Model 9560 Fingertip Pulse Oximeter is
now compatible with the 2net™ Platform for wireless health solutions.
Developed by Qualcomm Life, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, the
2net Platform is a cloud-based system designed to be universally interoperable
with different medical devices and applications, enabling end-to-end wireless
connectivity while allowing medical device users and their physicians or
caregivers to easily access biometric data. The connection between the 2net
Hub and Nonin is made via a Continua™-compliant Bluetooth® wireless technology
protocol.

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"As a leader in developing non-invasive monitoring devices, we are proud to be
the first company to offer a pulse oximeter solution that seamlessly
integrates into the 2net Platform," said Mark VanderWerf, vice
president-ehealth for Nonin Medical. "The clinical quality data provided by
the Onyx II through the 2net Hub and Platform will enable clinicians to
remotely monitor patients with chronic diseases such as chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD), congestive heart failure (CHF) or asthma."

The announcement was made during the Fourth Annual mHealth Summit in
Washington, D.C., the largest event of its kind that brings together leaders
in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and
not-for-profit organizations throughout healthcare to advance collaboration in
the use of wireless technology to improve patient outcomes.

"We are pleased to have Nonin Medical incorporate the 2net Platform into their
product offering," said Rick Valencia, vice president and general manager of
Qualcomm Life. "Nonin's leadership in their device offerings for patients with
COPD, CHF or asthma will broaden our portfolio of remote monitoring options
for users with these conditions and we look forward to seeing the improvement
of overall clinical outcomes."

About Nonin Medical, leaders in noninvasive medical monitoring

Nonin Medical, Inc. invented the finger pulse oximeter and designs and
manufactures noninvasive medical monitoring solutions that meet customers'
technology needs today and tomorrow. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. with
an additional service center in Hudiksvall, Sweden, Nonin Medical sells its
pulse and regional oximeters, capnographs, sensors and software to health
professionals and consumers in more than 125 countries. The company also has
more than 100 OEM partners worldwide. For more information, visit nonin.com.

Website: http://www.nonin.com
Contact: Melanie Stanek, Director, Corporate Communications, Nonin Medical,
Inc., +1-763-577-5514, dmelanie.stanek@nonin.com
 
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