Philips: first ZigBee Health Care ‘reference design’

Philips has launched [at the Continua 2010 Summer Summit??] the market’s first ZigBee Health Care ‘reference design’. “Device manufacturers can develop a range of wireless telehealth devices, fast and cost-efficiently, for home patient and fitness monitoring, such as blood pressure meters, heart rate monitors, respiratory peak flow meters, and medical alarms… With the use of the Zigbee reference platform, data captured by these devices can be safely and robustly transmitted wirelessly to a computer or home hub device that stores the data or sends it on for remote monitoring”. Press release.