ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/15/14 -- Sensiotec Inc., a leading innovator in biosensor and digital health technology, today announced its selection from a field of hundreds to join in "The Hive," an immersive and informal social environment at TEDMED 2014 dedicated to exploring and showcasing transformative startups that can shape the future of medicine and the inspiring entrepreneurs that power them.
Sensiotec has developed the Virtual Medical Assistant®, the world's first FDA-cleared, 100% non-contact, cardiorespiratory and patient motion monitoring system. Sensiotec's system pairs a mobile, Web 2.0 platform with invisible, non-wearable, contact-free proprietary biosensors located near the patient. The system continuously monitors internal organ motion, delivering actionable, real-time information continuously to detect and measure cardiorespiratory deterioration, support early intervention and clinical documentation, enhance safety and prevent falls and bed ulcers. At the event, Sensiotec Founder and CEO, Robert Arkin, and Dr. Jiten Chhabra, Sensiotec's Medical Director, will share their vision for leveraging Sensiotec's revolutionary technology platform to transform the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of major chronic diseases across the cardiovascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal and gastrointestinal systems.
TEDMED, an affiliate of the TED organization, is a global community of leading doers and thinkers. From September 10-12, 2014, TEDMED will bring its community together on a unified stage in both Washington, DC and San Francisco, California in an unusual and provocative program featuring brilliant short talks and stunning artistic performances that reframe mental models and inspire important new possibilities.
EVENT AT A GLANCE
Robert Arkin - Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Jiten Chhabra - Medical Director
September 10-12, 2014
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, NW
About Sensiotec Inc.
Sensiotec, a leading innovator in biosensor and digital health technology, pioneered Virtual Medical Assistant® (VMA), the world's first non-contact remote vital signs monitor. VMA allows healthcare providers to access real-time and trend data that can be sent to any remote device. In 2014, Sensiotec received the "Best of the Best" Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies Award and the People's Choice Award for Breakthrough Technology from the Technology Association of Georgia, In 2013, the Georgia Institute of Technology's Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), named by Forbes as one of the "Top 10 Business Incubators Changing the World" recruited Sensiotec to ATDC Select, its flagship program for high potential startups. In 2013, Sensiotec received the Healthcare Heroes Award for Innovation. For more information, visit www.Sensiotec.com or www.twitter.com/Sensiotec.