HOUSTON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Millar Instruments, Inc. developer and manufacturer of Mikro-Tip(R) pressure transducer catheters and pressure-volume (P-V) systems and Telemetry Research Ltd, developer and manufacturer of telemetry systems for monitoring physiological signals in freely moving laboratory animals, today announced they entered into a worldwide distribution agreement.
Telemetry Research provides wireless measurement of blood pressure, neural and other biopotential signals from rats and larger animals. The inductively powered implanted sensors and digital communication techniques provide significant benefits to the researcher such as lowering total cost of telemetry and enabling new research methodologies.
"As the gold standard in high fidelity pressure measurements, Millar Instruments is pleased to recommend and support the sale of Telemetry Research's products to its established customer base in universities, research hospitals and pharma/biotech companies worldwide. We are impressed with the advantages that this technology provides to the researcher and what Telemetry Research has accomplished," said Tim Daugherty, Director, Cardiology Products at Millar Instruments.
Simon Malpas, CEO of Telemetry Research added "We are delighted to work with such a respected company as Millar. The partnership between the companies offers researchers enhanced access, support, and training for the next generation of telemetry systems".
About Millar Instruments
Millar Instruments, Inc., designs, manufactures and markets Mikro-Tip(R) catheter pressure transducers for use by medical researchers and clinicians. This high-precision sensor technology allows pressure measurements to be taken at the source, without time delay or motion artifacts. Millar also markets a pressure-volume (P-V) system, capable of simultaneously measuring high fidelity left ventricular pressure and volume within the intact beating hearts of animals ranging in size from transgenic mice to domestic livestock. An important part of Millar's success has come from working with medical researchers around the world. Millar Instruments is committed to being an integral part of this on-going research by developing products and systems that further promote medical advancements and discoveries. http://www.millarinstruments.com
About Telemetry Research
Telemetry Research Ltd, based in Auckland, New Zealand, designs, manufactures and markets implantable telemetry systems for wireless monitoring of free-moving laboratory animals. Our implantable devices improve data quality and extend recording time, collecting accurate and predictive information for biomedical research. Our patented technology sends power wirelessly through the skin to recharge transmitters in vivo, enabling lifetime recording using modern digital data sampling and transmission. http://www.telemetryresearch.com
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