PHOENIX, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kemeta, LLC, an emerging palm-size breath sensor company, today announced that The Dow Chemical Company has taken a minority stake in the company. Kemeta acquired the base sensor technology developed by Dow from RoseStreet Labs, LLC in April 2007 for detection and monitoring of an individual's fat burn rate. Kemeta has since been accelerating the commercialization activity through collaborations with leading physicians and clinics in the field of Diabetes and Weight Management. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In a single exhaled breath, the Kemeta palm-size breath sensor provides the user with immediate feedback on their rate of fat metabolism and hence the performance of their daily diet and/or fitness regimen. The Kemeta breath sensor measures an individual's fat burn rate with no influence from water weight or lean muscle mass changes that affect weight and often de-motivate dieters. This daily biofeedback furnishes the user real-time information about their body's metabolic response, permitting them to make more informed lifestyle decisions. Kemeta plans product introduction in 2008.
About The Kemeta Company
Kemeta is a privately held business headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Kemeta is focused on the commercialization of palm-size analyzers for detection and monitoring of biomarkers in the breath. Visit www.kemeta.com for more information.
About The Dow Chemical Company
Dow is a leader in science and technology, providing innovative chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services to many essential consumer markets. With annual sales of $49 billion, Dow serves customers in 175 countries and a wide range of markets that are vital to human progress: food, transportation, health and medicine, personal and home care, and building and construction, among others. Committed to the principles of sustainable development, Dow and its 43,000 employees seek to balance economic, environmental and social responsibilities. Visit www.dow.com for more information.
About The RoseStreet Labs Company
RoseStreet Labs, LLC is located in Phoenix, Arizona and is a supplier of products and services for the semiconductor, life sciences and renewable energy markets. Visit www.rosestreetlabs.com for more information.
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