Vancive Medical Technologies(TM) Exhibits Digital Healthcare Solutions that Inspire Innovation at Medica® 2013

Vancive Looks to 2014 for Multiple Product Launches

CHICAGO – Vancive Medical Technologies™ will showcase new digital healthcare solutions and discuss future technology developments, and exhibit a range of innovative solutions for commercial partners, developers and manufacturers at Medica® 2013, November 20-23, 2013, Dusseldorf, Germany, Booths 6H07 and 15B57.

On exhibit will be the Metria™ Informed Health technology* platform, a portfolio of products for physiological monitoring for a variety of health, wellness and clinical applications. These products are disposable, adhere to the body with a skin-friendly adhesive, and can be used while showering or exercising.

According to Deepak Prakash, global director of marketing, Vancive Medical Technologies, several new Metria developments are on tap for 2014.

"We look forward to the commercial launch of our first product using this technology, Metria IH1, intended for various lifestyle management applications," says Prakash. "It collects and reports multiple lifestyle parameters including activity and activity levels, sleep, and calorie expenditure, all in a unique, convenient form factor."

"Another exciting application we are exploring with this technology is cardiac diagnostics," Prakash continues. "This technology can also be configured to allow capture and transmission of an electrocardiogram that can be used, for example, in cardiac rhythm analyses. The interest level for the Metria platform is high in the U.S. and abroad, as it can address multiple markets and use cases.  We expect to announce these advancements in 2014."

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* Metria Informed Health products includes technologies from Proteus Digital Health and Bodymedia, Inc. Metria products have not been cleared by regulatory agencies.

About Vancive Medical Technologies

Vancive Medical Technologies makes inspired advances that lead to intelligent results. The business uses the most advanced adhesive and material technologies to create products that make healthcare easier for everyone. Vancive Medical Technologies is an Avery Dennison business headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and 30,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Headquartered in Pasadena, California, the company reported sales from continuing operations of $6 billion in 2012. Learn more at

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