ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwire - Dec 4, 2012) - Zephyr Technology Corporation announces HxM™ Smart, a new and disruptive heart rate monitor platform to its consumer products portfolio. HxM™ Smart was developed from the ground up, taking advantage of the latest Bluetooth™ Smart (Bluetooth™ Low Energy) communication. The HxM™ Smart is compatible with the Apple iPhone 4s and 5, iPod touch 5th Generation, as well as Android Smartphones supporting the Bluetooth™ Smart standard.
Zephyr's technology was initially developed for NASA, Special Forces and First Responders operating in the harshest environments and to the toughest standards. "The HxM™ Smart heart rate monitor leverages the lessons learned from our core market, to deliver the only future proof heart rate monitor in the industry. This means that consumers who make an investment in their health and wellness today can update their HxM™ Smart to add features as they become available. Zephyr pioneered over-air-updates for its professional series BioModule™ and is now delivering this capability to literally anyone from the fitness enthusiast to professionals having on the job physical training requirements," says Brian Russell, Zephyr's CEO.
Zephyr has partnered with dozens of app developers to ensure that the HxM™ Smart can be used for everything from weight loss to running, from cycling to rowing and stress management. The HxM™ Smart retails for $79 and is now available at www.ZephyrAnywhereStore.com. Additional information on Zephyr's Consumer Fitness products is available at www.Zephyr-Technology.com/products/fitness.
About Zephyr Technology
Zephyr is a world leader in remote physiologic monitoring. For the last decade, patients throughout the care continuum, patients in hospital and home, soldiers in theater, first responders in dangerous conditions, and athletes in competition have relied on Zephyr's solutions. Zephyr's algorithms contextualize big data providing alert escalation to deliver actionable information in a simple to understand format. Zephyr's secure and HIPAA compliant cloud server solutions leverage the internet with Smartphone and gateway access. Standalone radio systems are easily deployed in facilities reducing installation and maintenance. Weighing less than an ounce, this vital signs monitor with accelerometer measures multiple parameters, including heart rate, respiration rate, core temperature and ECG, movement and activity. ZephyrLIFE™ includes the BioModule™ and third party devices such as Blood Pressure, Blood Oxygen, Glucose and Weight.
The company's ongoing collaboration with NIH, Johns Hopkins, NASA Ames Research Center, Special Forces and pro sports teams has been invaluable in the development and validation of Zephyr's technology and its application in the most extreme operating environments to Measure Life. . . Anywhere!