2010

Award winner 2010

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For the fifth consecutive year,Vebjørn Tandberg Electronics Award was presented at Arrow Norway’s seminar and boat at Aker Brygge in Oslo.
The award winner WPR Medical AS receives a diploma , NOK250,000 in cash and services worth NOK 100,000 from Innovation Norway’s international network .

The winner was one of three finalists.
The other two were Enfo Broadcast AS , FM Crafts AS , who received a diploma each.

This year’s award was themed M2M , or machine-to – machine communication , an area that is growing rapidly . In the past, such as Telenor received 15,000 new M2M subscribers monthly, only in Norway .

Wireless cardiac monitoring
WPR Medical AS Arendal has for the last nine years developed a telemedicine concept and product for cardiac rhythm monitoring for assessment , monitoring and treatment of cardiac patients inside and outside the hospital . While describing the concept as follows: Curvus Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry ( Cocta ) consists of a combination of proprietary hardware and software solutions is known as Curvus . Curvus is a complete wireless technology consisting of an electronic patch , Curvus sensor, which measures an EKG signal ( ECG ) from the chest for evaluation of cardiac arrhythmia . The sensor is disposable materials , work in three days and measures in addition to ECG also patient motion for correlation between ECG and movement / activity. The sensor communicates using a proprietary RF protocol to Curvus Recorder within a radius of 3-5 m Curvus Recorder stores and processes all ECG data in real time. If the alarm criteria are met , such as the uregelsmessig heartbeat or palpitations , sent the event via GPRS to a central server which presents the event on Curvus Event Panel . In addition, the entire recording is analyzed in Curvus Analyzer .

In Norway this will be useful since it allows for decentralized assessment/treatment/monitoring.

The system is used in test projects at South Coast Hospital , Arendal and Celebration clinic in Hobart.

The Company shall during the year to go out globally with solutions , after nine years of development .

http://elektronikknett.no/Artikkelarkiv/2010/Juni/Elektronikkprisen-til-WPR-Medical

 

 

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