Navigation Links
Zargis Cardioscan Jointly Named as Finalist in 2010 Edison Best New Product Awards
Date:2/17/2010

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ZARGIS CARDIOSCAN™ software from Zargis Medical, a majority-owned subsidiary of Speedus Corp. (Nasdaq: SPDE), was jointly named a finalist in the 2010 Edison Best New Product Awards on February 11th—the 163rd birthday of renowned inventor Thomas Alva Edison—at a press conference at the legendary Friars Club in New York City. Edison created many of the products and technologies taken for granted today. The announcement was webcast live by The Discovery Channel, a premier cable TV non-fiction network, at http://dsc.discovery.com/edison-awards/, where it is archived and may still be seen. At the Friars Club event, presented by Discovery, the list of Edison Finalists was read by Sarah Miller Caldicott, great grandniece of Thomas Edison, co-author of the book, "Innovate Like Edison," and chair of the Edison Awards steering committee.

The Edison Awards, a peer-review honor similar to the Oscars, is voted on by roughly 2,000 members of the not-for-profit Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG), America's top executives and academics. The awards symbolize the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Alva Edison, inspiring America's drive to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy. Thomas Edison created four industries without which modern life cannot function. The four, now among the world's largest, are Electric Power Generation, Recorded Sound, Motion Pictures, and Electric Light Bulbs.

Edison also made crucial contributions to a host of other industries including the Storage Battery, Telecommunications, Cement, Chemicals, and Mining. Edison Awards are judged on Marketplace Innovation, Marketplace Success, Technological Innovation, Market Structure Innovation, Societal Impact, and Design Innovation.

Zargis Cardioscan software shares a finalist nomination in the Electronics and Computers category, one of more than 10 categories honored by the Edison Awards. Cardioscan is a next-generation auscultation device featuring Bluetooth® technology that wirelessly transfers heart, lung and other body sounds to software for further analysis. A digital stethoscope pairs wirelessly with both of Zargis Medical's companion software packages: Zargis Cardioscan software supports physicians in analyzing cardiac sounds for the identification and classification of suspected murmurs, which can be signs of heart disease, while Zargis StethAssist™ software allows clinicians to visualize heart, lung and other body sounds, play recordings at slow speeds to hear more clearly, and save recordings for comparison to future auscultations. The scope and software together mark a breakthrough in computer-aided auscultation that has the potential to reduce unnecessary referrals.

About the Edison Awards

The 2010 Edison Awards are sponsored by TV's Discovery Channel, Google, The Nielsen Company (a leader in market research and intelligence best known for TV's "Nielsen ratings"), and Strategyn, a global leader in innovation management. The Edison Awards are associated with The Thomas Edison Papers at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey.

About Zargis Medical Corp.

Zargis is a global medical device company focused on improving health outcomes and cost-effectiveness through diagnostic support software and innovation. Zargis is majority-owned by Speedus Corp. (Nasdaq: SPDE), and both 3M Company and Siemens Corporate Research, a division of Siemens AG (NYSE: SI), hold equity positions.

For additional information about Zargis or Speedus Corp., contact Peter Hodge at 888.773.3669 (ext. 23) or phodge@zargis.com, or visit the following Web sites: www.zargis.com and www.speedus.com.

SOURCE Speedus Corp.

RELATED LINKS
http://www.speedus.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Speedus Corp.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Speedus Engages Morgan Joseph to Evaluate Strategic Alternatives for Zargis Subsidiary
2. Zargis Cardioscan Cleared for Sale in Canada
3. Zargis Cardioscan The Intelligent Stethoscope Now Available on Amazon.com
4. Zargis Cardioscan(TM) Featured on The Early Show on CBS
5. Zargis to Release Trial Version of Cardioscan while Exhibiting with 3M(TM) Littmann(R) at American Heart Association Conference
6. Avazzia and ChiroCode Institute Jointly Market Advanced Technology for Relief of Chronic Pain
7. GlaxoSmithKline President of North America Pharmaceuticals, Deirdre Connelly, Named 2010 Woman of the Year by the Healthcare Businesswomens Association
8. AccuVein AV300 Named a Best New Product by Contemporary Pediatrics
9. Pamela Prince-Eason Named Chair Of Board Of Directors For Womens Business Enterprise National Council
10. Ron Peele Named President of STB Lifesaving Technologies(R)
11. Aurora Hospitals Named Among the Nations Best
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Bracket , a leading clinical ... generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, at ... 26 – 30, 2016 in Philadelphia , ... Outcome Assessment product of its kind to fully integrate with ... Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform for electronic clinical ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June ... receiving a Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any ... scholarship winners, announced today online at www.diabetesscholars.org ... type 1 diabetes stand in the way of academic ... supported the Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, and continues ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... LONDON , June 23, 2016 ... environments  Oticon , industry leaders in ... the launch of Oticon Opn ™, the world,s ... world of possibilities for IoT devices.      ... Opn, Oticon introduces a number of ,world firsts,: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional ... pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can ... risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme ... “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was ... other children and say he was going to kill them. If we were driving ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® ... American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to ... and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... to recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the ... in the world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Pro-Am Heroes Golf Classic Tournament held on June 20th at the Woodmont Country ... local charity, Luke’s Wings, an organization dedicated to helping service members that have been ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):