SOURCE: A & D Medical

June 30, 2008 08:30 ET

LifeSource® to Unveil New Telehealth Technology at 2008 NACDS Conference

Wellness Connected™ Products Catapult Telehealth Industry Into the 21st Century

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2008) - LifeSource, an A&D Medical brand, announces today the release of it's highly anticipated Wellness Connected family of products. Tackling the rising epidemic of high blood pressure, hypertension, and obesity, Wellness Connected products will focus on the core of the problem -- accurate monitoring over time.

A family of three products are being unveiled, including the Wireless Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor, Wireless Precision Scale, and Wireless Activity Monitor. Utilizing FitLinxx, Inc.'s proprietary wireless technology all of the Wellness Connected products will be linked to provide users a comprehensive picture of their wellness. A complete record of blood pressure, weight, and activity transmits to a user's computer automatically, where custom software saves and charts daily progress. Consumers can also conveniently send data to Actihealth™ internet service for enhanced functionality, to access their personal wellness information from anywhere, and to share their progress with family, friends, support groups, and medical professionals.

"The Wellness Connected products truly are an advanced means of promoting wellness; they are using technology that is leaps and bounds above what is currently available on store shelves," stated Teruhisa Moriya, President and CEO of A&D Medical. The latest release further enhances A&D's dominance in the Telehealth and Telemedicine fields. "We are pioneering technologies that will better people's lives and propel the industry forward," continued Moriya.

The first chance for consumers to get a look at these products is at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores annual conference in San Diego, California, that takes place on June 28 through July 1.

About A&D Medical

A&D Medical is a division of A&D Company, a global manufacturer of measurement equipment, with operations in Asia, Europe, Australia, Russia, North America, and South America. Since 1977, A&D Medical has been manufacturing and distributing a full line of advanced electronic blood pressure monitoring equipment and healthcare products for home and professional use. All of A&D Medical's home care products are marketed under the LifeSource brand name in North America.

The company has become a leader in home health monitoring technology through the development and introduction of a variety of unique products. It also offers leading telemedicine solutions for remote patient monitoring of heart disease and other chronic diseases through wired and Bluetooth® wireless systems for health system integrators. In addition to blood pressure monitors, A&D Medical also offers personal weight scales, digital thermometers, and stethoscopes.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:

    Jeff Fox
    Product Manager
    A&D Medical, Inc.
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