What is a
Pulse Oximeter?

What is a Pulse Oximeter?

Pulse oximeters measure light absorption in the finger to noninvasively monitor oxygen saturation and pulse rate. Fingertip pulse oximeters are being increasingly used for general wellness and health applications including sports, fitness, and relaxation management.

Challenges With Other Fingertip Pulse Oximeters

Multiple companies have introduced low-priced, battery-powered “fingertip” pulse oximeters to the consumer market. In some circumstances, these products may provide inaccurate measurements or no measurements at all. This often occurs when there is low blood flow to the finger (such as when the fingers are cold) or during hand movement (even with minimal motion such as shaking). In addition, many of the products on the market are of low quality and do not interface with smart phones to store, manage, and share data.

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May 21, 2018

Women’s Tennis Association to Use Masimo MightySat™ Fingertip Pulse Oximeters to Advance Player Health and Performance

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MightySat Athlete Ambassadors Triumphant

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May 17, 2018

Killing it! Kelly Claes partners with MightySat to make sure her spikes stay inbounds

Beach volleyball pro and former heart patient using Masimo’s pulse oximeter to monitor her heart and conditioning.   AVP and FIVB beach volleyball player Kelly Claes was introduced to the

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Masimo – The Leader in Pulse Oximetry

Masimo is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: MASI) based in Irvine, California. Masimo is the leading brand of hospital pulse oximetersbecause they provide accurate measurements when other pulse oximeters fail by using a revolutionary Signal Extraction Technology® (SET®). Masimo SET® uses five parallel signal processing engines that measure through challenging conditions, including movement and low blood flow. With MightySat, the same high-performing Masimo SET® technology is now available for general wellness and health applications.

References:

1 iData Research. U.S. Market for Patient Monitoring Equipment. 2014.

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