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Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. Closes Series A Financing
Date:9/30/2009

nd enhanced accuracy while performing bone shaping tasks through minimally invasive incisions. The Precision Freehand Sculpting (PFS) system utilizes a compact, handheld, intelligent tool to assist the surgeon in accurately cutting bone. Its control system monitors the position of the tool and adjusts the depth of cut (or disables cutting entirely) based on its proximity to bone that it should -- or should not -- remove.

Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. initially plans to release a computer assisted bone shaping product for spine, hip and knee based procedures via its "PFS Developers Kit" to allow existing surgical navigation platforms to integrate PFS capability seamlessly onto the estimated 8,000 navigation systems installed worldwide in a very cost effective manner. The Company is also developing an independent platform for other bone based procedures.

The Company is also a finalist for the Pittsburgh Technology Council's Tech 50 Awards recognizing Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. as one of southwestern Pennsylvania's most successful and innovative technology companies. The Company has also launched an updated website (www.bluebelttech.com), and has finalized its surgeon advisory board to include world renowned surgeons in both orthopaedics and neurosurgery.

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