Bluegiga Releases eHealth Products for Medical, Health and Fitness Applications

By Bluegiga Technologies, PRNE
Thursday, December 16, 2010

First in the World Continua Certified Bluetooth Gateway Available Now

ESPOO, Finland, December 17, 2010 - Bluegiga Technologies announced today the availability of eHealth
products for medical, health and fitness applications. The new Continua
compatible products can be used in various health and medical applications by
OEMs and system integrators. Bluegiga eHealth products offer an open
standard, easy-to-use platform for building Bluetooth certified and Continua
compliant wireless sensors and networking them to customer back end systems.

Continua certified Bluegiga eHealth Gateway connects Bluetooth
wireless sensors to back end networks through different interfaces. The
product is ideal for an OEM or integrator planning to add gateway
functionality from local wireless to wired WAN or mobile networks. Bluegiga
OEM modules easily integrate Bluetooth wireless technology to any sensor or
device with range requirements up to 1000 meters. The OEM modules are
available with Bluetooth Health Device Profile and optional IEEE agent and
manager implementations.

"Using standard wireless technologies in the health and medical
applications is a fast growing market. Continua Health Alliance is promoting
Bluetooth-based wireless products to enable global manufacturer independent
compliance between different devices," comments Mikko Savolainen, Bluegiga's
Vice President of Product Management. "Bluegiga is the first in the world to
offer a complete end-to-end solution that meets the compliance of Bluetooth
Health Device Profile and Continua IEEE standards. Bluegiga's Continua
certified eHealth Gateway for building networks and Bluetooth eHealth modules
for sensor end are available now."

For more information:

Bluegiga Technologies Inc. provides Bluetooth-based wireless
module and access device solutions to OEMs, integrators and teleoperators.
The secure, cost effective and easy to integrate devices are used by industry
leaders in the areas of health and medical, automotive, audio, industrial,
and consumer applications. For additional information, please visit

Continua Health Alliance Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open
industry coalition of healthcare and technology companies joining together in
collaboration to improve the quality of personal healthcare. Continua is
dedicated to establishing a system of interoperable personal health solutions
with the knowledge that extending those solutions into the home fosters
independence, empowers individuals and provides the opportunity for truly
personalized health and wellness management. For additional information,
please visit

For more information: sales at, Tom Nordman, VP of Sales and Marketing, Bluegiga Technologies, Tel. +358-40-776-9983, tom.nordman at

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