Irvine, California – December 13, 2012 – In keeping with its commitment to excellence and innovation, Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the debut of the iSpO2™ pulse oximeter cable and sensor with Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion Masimo SET® technology for use with iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with 30-pin connector.
iSpO2™ uses the same technology found in Masimo’s breakthrough line of pulse oximeters and Pulse CO-Oximeters™ – the standard-of-care pulse oximetry technology at work in leading hospitals around the world – providing accurate measurements, even during the challenging conditions of motion and low perfusion.
Customers can purchase the iSpO2™ Signal Extraction Pulse Oximeter and use their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to check their own blood oxygenation (SpO2), pulse rate, and perfusion index measurements for sports and aviation use and is not intended for medical use.
After purchasing the iSpO2™ (available at iSpO2.com and Amazon) and connecting it to an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, the iSpO2™ application will automatically download. Thereafter, using the iSpO2™ is easy as 1-2-3:
- Connect the iSpO2™ cable to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
- Slip the iSpO2™ sensor on your ring finger
- Your results appear on screen
The iSpO2™ Medical, the professional version for medical use, is pending CE Mark and U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance. This product will be made available through Masimo’s existing distribution channels.
“Masimo was founded on a mission to take noninvasive monitoring to new sites and applications,” said Masimo founder and CEO Joe Kiani. “The iSpO2™ for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with 30-pin connector represents our first consumer product and should create myriad new possibilities with the goal of further empowering people.”
Please visit iSpO2.com for purchasing information.