Navigation Links
Asthmapolis Wins Bluetooth Breakthrough Product Award
Date:2/26/2013

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmapolis today announced the company won the inaugural Bluetooth® Breakthrough Award in the Product Category from the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The SIG received over 300 submissions from around the world, and presented the awards during a special ceremony yesterday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/CG66068)

"The Asthmapolis inhaler sensor and mobile application is the perfect representation of how Bluetooth technology is enabling innovative and life-enhancing uses cases in everyday products" said Suke Jawanda , Bluetooth SIG CMO. "A standard medical device, an inhaler, can now collect data and turn it into useful, and potentially life-saving information for patients and physicians. Asthmapolis is redefining what is possible with wireless connectivity - making asthma management more convenient, smarter and better with Bluetooth."

Asthmapolis uses a novel combination of snap-on, Bluetooth enabled inhaler sensors, mobile applications and advanced analytics to help patients and physicians with asthma management. The FDA-cleared mobile health platform, available in both English and Spanish, helps individuals stick with their daily preventive medications, reveals insights about their use of rescue medications and provides personalized feedback, targeted education and other tools that improve their ability to successfully manage their disease. Through crowdsourced information, Asthmapolis is creating the first real-time geospatial view of where asthma symptoms are occurring and inhalers are used, providing an objective, accurate and reliable record capable of correlating symptoms, locations, and temporal patterns of disease.

"We chose Bluetooth given the ubiquitous installed base of clients in smartphones, low power capabilities and perhaps most importantly, the ability to help us reduce the form factor of the Asthmapolis sensor. With our Bluetooth sensor and our smartphone app, we can carry the time, date and location data about an asthma event through to our server in an elegant, streamlined way," said David Van Sickle , CEO and founder, Asthmapolis. "It is an honor to take home this prize in the Bluetooth Breakthrough Product Category, particularly since it is awarded by the Bluetooth SIG – fellow innovators who are pushing the envelope with Bluetooth technologies in ways that will change the future of healthcare."

About Asthmapolis

Asthmapolis was founded in 2010 with the goal of improving the management of asthma for people and healthcare professionals. The company's inhaler sensors, mobile applications and other tools enable individuals with asthma and their physicians to gain more awareness of asthma control and understanding of triggers, while also providing public health researchers with timely, comprehensive and objective data on the burden of asthma in communities. Asthmapolis has partnered with organizations such as the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the California HealthCare Foundation, Dignity Health and others. For more information, please visit www.asthmapolis.com.

Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.
David Van Sickle
http://www.profnetconnect.com/davidvansickle


'/>"/>
SOURCE Asthmapolis
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Asthmapolis Receives FDA Clearance for Asthma Inhaler Sensor Technology and Accompanying Software System
2. Asthmapolis Expands Dignity Health Study to Include Mercy Medical Group Patients
3. Polar Releases H7, a Preeminent Wireless Heart Rate Sensor with Bluetooth Smart
4. Global Pharmaceutical Leaders All Converging in Parsippany, New Jersey on September 11-12, 2012 for Breakthrough Event
5. Denton Vacuum Ships Breakthrough Wafer-level Optics Development System to Leading German R&D Organization
6. Breakthrough Prostate Cancer Diagnostics
7. Sony Announces Worlds First Medical-Grade Monitor Utilizing Breakthrough OLED Technology
8. Major Breakthrough in Hepatitis C Vaccine Development
9. Latest Breakthroughs and Treatments in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Bring Top Clinicians and Researchers Together in Las Vegas
10. DiFUSION Technologies Announces Breakthrough Medical Polymer
11. Elekta and Philips Establish Research Consortium to Leverage a Breakthrough in Cancer Care with Integration of a Linear Accelerator and MR Imaging
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2017)... -- HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company developing a non-invasive, robotically assisted, platform therapy ... team developments today:   ... ... Tom Tefft ... Veteran medical device executive Josh Stopek , PhD, who has led R&D ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... R.I. , Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... the fields of bioinformatics and immune engineering, ... a protective avian influenza A (H7N9) vaccine. ... distantly related to seasonal influenza and presents ... rely on prior exposure to be effective. ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... -- Consumer reviews on the independent review site Consumer Affairs ... for hearing aids, ranking it higher than Miracle Ear ™, ... ... Hearing Aids ... store that provides high performance, state-of-the-art, German-engineered hearing aids directly to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... throughout Arkansas that offers insurance and financial preparation services, is providing an update ... City Rescue organization. , Rock City Rescue is a locally recognized nonprofit that ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... The American Board of Family Medicine's (ABFM) Board of Directors has ... succeeding Dr. James C. Puffer upon his retirement. Dr. Newton will serve in the ... at the end of 2018. Upon assuming the role of President and CEO on ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Ill. (PRWEB) , ... October ... ... Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer ... healthcare professionals on guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... with Alzheimer’s or dementia. However, many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for ... mean is the 90-day elimination period, when the family pays for care, is often ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought out ... free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at getting ... children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all about ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):