Bittium Cardiac Navigator software solution for analysis of electrical cardiac activity Holter recordings received medical device approval in Europe

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Free for publication on March 9, 2018 at 11am (CET +1)

Bittium Cardiac Navigator software solution for the analysis of the electrical cardiac activity Holter recordings received medical device approval in Europe

Oulu, Finland, March 9, 2018 – Bittium Cardiac Navigator™ meant for the analysis of clinical Holter ECG recordings has received medical device approval in Europe. The approval allows cardiologists to use the Bittium Cardiac Navigator software solution for official analysis of Holter-ECG recordings collected with Bittium Faros ECG monitoring devices.

The user-friendly and informative ECG data presentation and intuitive analysis tools of Bittium Cardiac Navigator software solutions make the software efficient and easy to use when analyzing multiple days of ECG recordings. Based on recordings, the software provides information about the electrical cardiac activity of the heart, typical of Holter ECG analysis, and in particular, about arrhythmia and other exceptional events. Bittium Cardiac Navigator is designed for scanning longer measurements efficiently in a shorter time and thus speeding up the final diagnosis.

Bittium Faros product family and Bittium Cardiac Navigator software solution

Bittium Faros is a versatile ECG device that is used for early detection of cardiac abnormalities in everyday life. Bittium Faros is ultra-small and lightweight, which enables precise long-term full disclosure ECG measurements for long-term Holtering, cardiac event monitoring, mobile cardiac telemetry and assessing autonomic nervous system functions.

Bittium Faros outpatient monitoring solutions include several software options for cardiac monitoring. The built-in arrhythmia detection algorithms of the Bittium Faros device are used for event recording and mobile event monitoring. This technology enables earlier repatriation of patients and even better ability to react to potentially emerging arrhythmias faster.

Bittium Cardiac Navigator is a completely new type of solution for the analysis of clinical Holter ECG recordings. Its user-friendly and informative data presentation and intuitive analysis tools make the software efficient and easy to use when analyzing multiple days of ECG recordings. Bittium Cardiac Navigator is designed for scanning longer measurements efficiently in a shorter time and thus speeding up the final diagnosis.

More information on the offering: https://www.bittium.com/products__services/medical/bittium_faros

Further information:

Arto Pietilä
Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies
Tel. +358 40 344 3507

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Bittium specializes in the development of reliable, secure communications and connectivity solutions leveraging its 30 year legacy of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies. Bittium provides innovative products and services, customized solutions based on its product platforms and R&D services. Complementing its communications and connectivity solutions, Bittium offers proven information security solutions for mobile devices and portable computers. Bittium also provides healthcare technology products and services for biosignal measuring in the areas of cardiology, neurology, rehabilitation, occupational health and sports medicine. Net sales in 2017 were EUR 51.6 million and operating loss was EUR -6.2 million. Bittium is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.bittium.com  

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