Cardiac Science Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary
Pioneers behind ECG, Stress testing and AED technology kick off centennial
with "Cardiac Science Day" proclamation
WAUKESHA, Wis., March 6, 2013
WAUKESHA, Wis., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Cardiac Science Corporation, an
Opto Circuits group company and a global leader in automated external
defibrillators (AEDs) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, announced the
start of its 100-year anniversary celebration with a proclamation from Wis.
Gov. Scott Walker marking today as "Cardiac Science Day" throughout the state
The anniversary recognizes the company's impact for over a century in
providing clinicians with effective tools to identify and treat heart disease,
assess results and help improve public health. Notable milestones include
inventing the first automated external defibrillator (AED) that was fully
automatic, the single-channel interpretive electrocardiogram (ECG), and the
first modern stress test. These life-saving products are now in schools,
military installations, hospitals, and doctors' offices worldwide.
The yearlong celebration, which commemorates the company's founding in 1913 in
Milton, Wis., will also honor the people who have allowed the company to
"Very few companies reach their 100-year anniversary, especially one that has
taken many risks to remain at the forefront of innovation," said Neal Long,
CEO and President of Cardiac Science. "This anniversary is a testament to the
employees, customers and distributors who've remained loyal to Cardiac Science
throughout our 100 years of existence."
The company has also launched the Cardiac Science at 100 website that provides
visitors with historic images, ads, user-submitted content and an interactive
timeline. As part of the anniversary celebration, customers who still own
vintage Burdick and Quinton products are asked to submit pictures of these
pieces of equipment. Visit www.cardiacscience100.com to learn more about this
contest, product promotions and other anniversary events throughout the year.
About Cardiac Science
Cardiac Science, group company of Opto Circuits (India) Ltd., develops,
manufactures, and markets a family of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic
cardiology devices and systems, including automated external defibrillators
(AED), electrocardiograph devices (ECG/EKG), cardiac stress treadmill and
systems, PC-based diagnostic workstations, Holter monitoring systems, hospital
defibrillators, vital signs monitors, cardiac rehabilitation telemetry
systems, and cardiology data management systems (informatics) that connect
with hospital information (HIS), electronic medical record (EMR), and other
information systems. The company sells a variety of related products and
consumables and provides a portfolio of training, maintenance, and support
For media questions, contact Ric Kositzke at +1.262.798.7624.
For investor questions, contact Opto Circuits at firstname.lastname@example.org or
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