Elbrys Announces First Continua Certified Wireless Aggregation Manager for Telehealth based on TI platform at CES 2011

Thu Jan 6, 2011 12:00pm EST

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Elbrys Announces First Continua Certified™ Wireless Aggregation Manager for Telehealth based on TI platform at CES 2011

Connected health application demos showcase Elbrys’ Secure Personal Sensor software and TI’s telehealth aggregation manager platform based on the AM37x Sitara™ ARM® microprocessor

Elbrys Networks today announced the availability of its Continua™-Certified™ Secure Personal Sensor software development kit (SDK) as part of a complete, turnkey wireless telehealth aggregation manager solution based on TI’s Continua-Certified telehealth aggregation manager platform leveraging the AM37x Sitara™ ARM® microprocessor (MPU). Certification from the Continua Alliance ensures interoperability with third party Bluetooth® devices such as weight scales, blood pressure cuffs, and pulse oximeters from A&D Medical and Nonin, The solution will be demoed in the TI pod located in the Continua Alliance booth (#2820) at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). For further details, visit www.elbrys.com/partners/TI.

The complete telehealth aggregation manager solution combines technological advancements from Elbrys and TI to achieve new wireless medical use cases that make patient care less intrusive, more efficient and easier. Whether designing a device that transfers vital patient data wirelessly to a smart-phone, accessing critical archived data or enabling housebound patients to teleconference with their physicians for better care, the joint telehealth solution provides numerous advantages, including:

Component       Benefits
Secure Personal Sensor SDK from Elbrys Networks    

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Continua Certified™ on TI’s telehealth aggregation manager platform

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Standards-based integration of ISO/IEEE 11073-20601

     

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Bluetooth SIG-Certified Bluetooth® Health Device Profile (HDP)

Telehealth aggregation manager platform from TI

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45-nm, 1GHz ARM® Cortex™-A8 with Neon co-processor delivers 2000 DMIPs, highest levels of processor performance and low power consumption

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PowerVR™ graphics core supports OpenGL® ES 2.0, renders 20 million polygons per second, provides stunning 3D graphics for eye-catching GUIs

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Robust peripheral set allows multiple connectivity options

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WiLink™ 6.0 (WL1271) single-chip connectivity combo solution supports 802.11, Bluetooth, Bluetooth low energy and ANT+™ connectivity

     

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ZigBee® connectivity through CC2531 single-chip system-on-chip (SoC) with USB interface

 

“Wireless, interoperable platforms provide individuals the opportunity to assess their health wherever they may be, playing a vital role in lowering costs and improving the accuracy and speed of receiving healthcare,” said Chuck Parker, executive director, Continua Health Alliance. “The complete Continua Certified telehealth aggregation manager platform from Elbrys and TI is a welcome addition to Continua’s growing ecosystem of efficient, user-friendly interoperable personal connected healthcare products that will ultimately empower individuals and improve health outcomes.”

“Together, TI and Elbrys provide everything needed for successful aggregation management and telehealth product development,” said Eran Sandhaus, director of marketing, wireless connectivity solutions, TI. “The Continua certification of the joint platform based on TI’s AM37x microprocessor and wireless connectivity solutions ensure interoperability across emerging wireless medical solutions, opens the ecosystem, and drives the products that make life easier for patients, doctors and hospitals.”

Availability

Based on the Continua Health Alliance’s PAN-IF standards, Elbrys’s Continua-Certified wireless aggregation manager software for telehealth provides device partners with a compelling remote monitoring solution. When combined with the AM37x Sitara ARM Evaluation Module (EVM), customers access to a complete telehealth solution. In addition, Elbrys provides turnkey software integration and certification support services enabling device OEM partners to accelerate time-to-market objectives.

To order the complete Continua-Certified telehealth aggregation manager solution, follow these steps:

For more information on Elbrys software solutions for medical devices, visit www.elbrys.com/partners/TI.

For more information on TI solutions for telehealth and telehealth aggregation managers, visit http://www.ti.com/consumermedical.

CES 2011/Digital Health Summit

Attendees of the Digital Health Summit at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (Jan. 6-9, Las Vegas) can see the Continua-Certified telehealth aggregation manager platform leveraging the AM37x MPU in action on the TI demo pod at the Continua Health Alliance booth (#2820, North Hall).

About Elbrys Networks, Inc

Elbrys delivers a standards-based secure personal sensor platform. Our platform aggregates a growing eco-system of interoperable personal sensors and social applications to drive engagement and sustainable lifestyles for health and smart energy consumers and service providers. For more information, please visit www.elbrys.com.

About Continua Health Alliance:

Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open industry coalition of healthcare and technology companies joining together in collaboration to improve the quality of personal healthcare. With more than 230 member companies around the world, Continua is dedicated to establishing a system of interoperable personal health solutions with the knowledge that extending those solutions into the home fosters independence, empowers individuals and provides the opportunity for truly personalized health and wellness management. For more information visit: www.continuaalliance.org.

Elbrys Networks
Anthony Delli Colli, +1.603-785-5200
VP, Marketing
adellicolli@elbrys.com

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