PDS, Louisville, Colo, introduces the KoKo Spirometer, which is powered by the most comprehensive spirometry software available. Its customizable design allows the user to easily adapt the performance to the level of sophistication required. The optional integrated dosimeter provides accurate, reproducible automation of bronchial provocation procedures. KoKo Spirometers utilize a brass Fleisch-Type pneumotach, proven in the industry to provide unparalleled accuracy and durability. KoKo Spirometers have been independently validated to exceed the ATS 1994 recommendations for both ambient and BTPS- conditioned air. KoKo spirometry software is available for networking systems to allow easy access to data from several offices. (800) 785-6662; www.pulmonarydata.com.
Nonin Medical, Minneapolis, introduces the nVISION data management software for oximetry screening for overnight oximetry studies. Based on Microsoft® Windows®, the program allows users to retrieve, review, and analyze pulse oximetry data for event identification and report generation. It can record up to 72 hours of patient data, and users can access a fully-selectable scale and analysis parameters at all times. (800) 356-8874; www.nonin.com.
Sleep Diagnostic System
ResMed, San Diego, offers the Embletta portable diagnostic system for ambulatory sleep studies. Designed to identify sleep disordered breathing, the Embletta records nine channels of physiological data. It has color-coded sensor connections, and different sensor assemblies are available. The system offers a supplement to full in-clinic polysomnograph assessment. (800) 424-0737; www.resmed.com.
Masimo, Irvine, Calif, presents the Radical pulse oximeter for virtually every site. Radical provides three pulse oximeters in one: a stand-alone device for bedside monitoring, a detachable handheld unit for easy portable monitoring, and a monitor interface to upgrade existing multiparameter patient monitors to Masimo SET technology. Radical not only delivers the accuracy and reliability of the Masimo SET technology, but with multifunctionality, ease of use, and true sensor standardization. (949) 250-9688; www.masimo.com.
SIMS BCI, Waukesha, Wis, introduces the Capnocheck® Sleep Capnograph/Oximeter. The system can be used for sleep screening as well as laboratory-based sleep studies. In addition to providing CO2 measurements, the Capnocheck uses serial autocorrelation digital pulse oximetry technology for SpO2 measurements. The system is designed for situations where fast response to patient change is needed. (800) 558-2345; www.sims-bci.com.
Cadwell Laboratories, Kennewick, Wash, presents version 1.6 of its Easy software package for the polysomnographic and electroencephalographic (EEG) markets. It features Q-Video, which captures and synchronizes video with the recording and quantifies movement through color. Q-Sleep Neural-Network Sleep Staging uses staging personalities that are selected or created by users. Satellite View compresses up to 100 screen pages in one window for viewing EEG and respiratory channels in two different epoch durations. (800) 245-3001; www.cadwell.com.