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ADInstruments Releases Human Wireless Telemetry System Based on Zephyr Technology BioHarness


3/17/2009 12:33:10 PM

AUCKLAND, NZ and COLORADO SPRINGS, CO--(Marketwire - March 17, 2009) -

The BioHarness Telemetry System combines state-of-the-art technologies from two world-leading companies: Zephyr™ Technology Ltd and ADInstruments Pty Ltd.

The system features a lightweight belt-like garment utilizing patented Zephyr technology, developed in conjunction with US Special Operations, NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University. The software component, ADInstruments LabChart software, used in leading research and teaching labs, provides powerful data acquisition and analysis capabilities with the aid of the LabChart BioHarness Extension.

The BioHarness Telemetry System is ideal for a wide range of applications including research, teaching, sports medicine, exercise physiology and defense/military exercises. BioHarness built-in sensors measure a range of human physiological signals including ECG, breathing wave, heart rate, skin temperature, posture, acceleration and activity.

BioHarness recording range of up to 100 meters allows real-time wireless data acquisition with ADInstruments LabChart software. Alternatively, the system can be utilized in data logging mode for remote monitoring of data. Logged data can be imported to LabChart for Windows platform via USB. The USB rechargeable battery allows up to eight hours of continuous data to be recorded.

ADInstruments LabChart software, with BioHarness extension is used to record up to 17 signals in real time. An additional 15 channels are available for calculations and analysis. Enhanced data recording and specialized analysis can be performed using ADInstruments powerful LabChart Pro software with LabChart Modules.

"The BioHarness Telemetry System based on Zephyr's technology ties in with our mission to make the goals of today's researchers and educators easier to achieve. The wireless nature of the BioHarness, with its comprehensive data streams, and the comfort offered by the smart-fabric strap makes the device an excellent addition to our LabChart data acquisition software. The system will help us remain the system of choice for thousands of researchers and educators worldwide," says Graham Milliken, CEO of ADInstruments.

About ADInstruments

ADInstruments is a world-leading provider of computer-based data acquisition and analysis systems for life science research and education. ADInstruments PowerLab® data acquisition system with LabChart®, Scope™ and LabTutor® software enable users to record, display and analyze life science data quickly and efficiently. PowerLab systems are used in leading academic institutions, government organizations and contract research laboratories worldwide. ADInstruments has offices in the USA, UK, Europe, Australia, Asia, New Zealand, India and South America.


Media Contacts:

ADInstruments Worldwide
Tom Grzelak
Corporate Marketing Manager
61 2 8818 3400
Email Contact

ADInstruments North America
Matt Dilworth
Marketing Manager-North America
1 888 965 6040 x300
Email Contact



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