Bluetooth Modules support Health Device Profile.
February 12, 2009 -
Bluegiga WT11 Class 1 and Bluegiga WT12 Class 2 OEM Bluetooth modules use CSR silicon and run iWRAP Bluetooth connectivity firmware. Bluetooth Health Device Profile (HDP) is available for integration within latter, reducing need for engineering and testing time for any type of health or medical device. Specifically, HDP helps device manufacturers develop wireless features into existing or new devices with minimal effort.
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Bluegiga Technologies, Inc.
99 Derby Street
Hingham, MA, 02043
Bluegiga Provides Health Device Profile for its Bluetooth OEM Modules
Bluegiga's OEM Bluetooth Module With Health Device Profile Enables Simple and Safe Integration of Wireless Connectivity for Health and Medical Devices
CONTINUA WINTER SUMMIT and TOKYO, February 4 -- Bluegiga announced today that its OEM Bluetooth modules are now available with Bluetooth Health Device Profile (HDP). The Health Device profile is integrated into Bluegiga's iWRAP firmware, running inside the Bluegiga module, significantly simplifying and reducing the need for engineering and testing time for any type of health or medical device.
"Bluegiga's Health Device Bluetooth profile with Bluegiga OEM module helps device manufacturer to develop wireless features into existing or new devices with very limited amount of engineering. Bluegiga modules are completely supported by Bluegiga meaning that for the OEMs, Bluegiga is a single point of contact for any kind of development or support," comments Mr. Mikko Savolainen, Customer Service and Product Director at Bluegiga Technologies.
The Health Device Profile is available for both Bluegiga WT11 Class 1 module and Bluegiga WT12 Class 2 module which use CSR silicon and run Bluegiga's iWRAP Bluetooth connectivity firmware. Bluegiga is the first in the world to offer HDP for CSR based silicon. Bluegiga Access Servers and Access Points will support the HDP Bluetooth Profile later in 2009, enabling integrators to setup secure and reliable telehealth networks utilizing Bluetooth.
"The HDP enabled Bluegiga Bluetooth modules are a fantastic way for OEMs to make sure that the Bluetooth project will meet high quality standards with the highest possible product reliability," says Tom Nordman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Bluegiga. "We already have significant amount of world leading Health and Medical device manufacturer customers for our OEM modules and Access Servers and this new Health Device Profile will also help them to make the products compatible with other medical device manufacturers."
The Health Device Profile is now available for testing and development purposes. More information: http://www.bluegiga.com/healthcare
About Bluegiga Technologies
Bluegiga Technologies Inc. is the world's leading provider of Bluetooth-based Access Solutions and Bluetooth OEM modules. The company was founded in 2000 in Finland and has a sales office in Boston, MA, USA.
Bluegiga has an extensive network of qualified distributors and value-added resellers in more than 50 countries. For additional information, please visit http://www.bluegiga.com