Nonin Medical to Introduce New Innovations at ERS 2010 Annual Congress

By Nonin Medical Inc., PRNE
Sunday, September 19, 2010

Next-Generation Wrist-Worn Pulse Oximeter, Disposable Sensors, Pulse Oximetry Clinical Guidebook, European Center Unveiled at Booth #C.100

MINNEAPOLIS, September 20, 2010 - Nonin Medical, Inc., a leading innovator of noninvasive physiological
monitoring solutions, today introduced new pulse oximetry products, a new
clinical guidebook and a new European sales, distribution and customer
service center at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) 2010 Annual Congress
in Barcelona, Spain.

Commenting on the company's presence at ERS 2010, Kevin McGowan, vice
president, sales, said, "This year, Nonin Medical will focus on providing
clinicians with highly versatile pulse oximetry and capnography solutions,
which can help them better assess and manage patients with respiratory
disorders in diverse settings ranging from the lab to the hospital to the
home. Nonin is able to offer this degree of versatility because our
industry-leading PureSAT(R) technology delivers proven accuracy in the widest
range of patient populations and clinical settings. In addition, we are
pleased to make available the 'Clinical Use of Pulse Oximetry' pocket
reference guide, which can help clinicians better recognize patients with
chronic lung disease symptoms. Finally, we are excited to announce the
opening of Nonin Medical AB, our new sales, distribution and service center,
which is designed to provide our European customers with more efficient and
cost-effective support."

Products and technologies will be on display at Nonin Medical's booth
#C.100 at the Fira Barcelona, from Sunday, September 19, to Tuesday,
September 21
, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Wednesday, September 22, 8:30 a.m.
to noon
. Highlights include:

New versatile wrist-worn pulse oximeter for European distribution:
WristOx2(TM), Model 3150

Engineered with Nonin Medical's PureSAT(R) SpO2 technology, the
WristOx2(TM), Model 3150 is the most versatile wrist-worn pulse oximeter
available with proven performance in the widest range of patient populations
and settings. Built on a cross-functional platform, the WristOx2, Model 3150
will replace both the WristOx(R) 3100 and 4100 models and features
performance upgrades such as increased connectivity with both Bluetooth(R)
wireless and USB technologies, enhanced memory and longer battery life. Also
featuring a new sensor line, new WristOx2 sensors are exclusively designed
for use with the new WristOx2(TM), Model 3150 for added convenience during
spot check and long-term monitoring applications.

New disposable sensor lines: 6500 Durafoam, 7000 Flexi-Form(R) III, 6000

Nonin Medical will unveil the revolutionary extended-life Durafoam
disposable sensor designed for maximum comfort and secure positioning during
extended-wear situations. Nonin will also feature the recently released 6000
cloth series and 7000 Flexi-Form(R) III series disposable sensors. The 6000
series consists of a stretch, tear-resistant cloth that's convenient for
positioning on hard-to-fit patients, while the soft, highly conformable
material of the 7000 series provides patient comfort.

New clinical guidebook: "Clinical Use of Pulse Oximetry: Pocket Reference

One of the main differentiators between Nonin Medical and other fingertip
oximeter manufacturers is disease-state knowledge and commitment to
patient/clinician partnerships. Developed by an expert panel consisting of
members from World Family Doctors (Wonca) and the International COPD
Coalition (ICC), "Clinical Use of Pulse Oximetry: Pocket Reference 2010"
provides guidance for the use of pulse oximetry in patient care.

New European sales, service and distribution center: Nonin Medical AB

Nonin Medical, Inc. will be opening Nonin Medical AB, a new sales,
service and distribution center in Hudiksvall, Sweden, October 4. With this
dedicated European support facility, Nonin will be able to provide improved
customer and technical support needs in local time, as well as provide
faster, more economical shipping service throughout Europe.

About Nonin Medical, Inc. -

Nonin Medical, Inc. is a privately owned company specializing in the
design and manufacturing of noninvasive physiological monitoring solutions.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., USA, with an additional sales,
distribution and service center in Hudiksvall, Sweden, Nonin distributes its
products to health professionals in more than 125 countries and has over 100
OEM partners worldwide. With more than 20 years of industry-leading
capabilities in signal processing and sensor design expertise, Nonin's
innovative noninvasive physiological technologies enable clinicians to
accurately monitor a patient's true condition in the most challenging

Melanie Stanek of Nonin Medical, Inc., +1-763-577-5514, noninpr at

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