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Nonin Medical Launches Onyx® Vantage 9590 Professional Finger Pulse Oximeter at ERS Annual Congress

MINNEAPOLIS, September 23, 2011

(PR NEWSWIRE) – Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced the launch of the Onyx® Vantage 9590 professional finger pulse oximeter at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) 2011 Annual Congress in The Netherlands. The Onyx® Vantage accurately captures SpO2 and pulse rate measurements even in the presence of low perfusion. The new device features 6,000 spot checks, making it the most versatile and reliable finger pulse oximeter for clinicians.

“Every day, Nonin strives to bring the best monitoring solutions to clinicians who manage a broad range of patients. We are committed to developing innovative solutions that provide accurate and reliable SpO2 and pulse rate measurements that clinicians can act on to improve patient outcomes,” said Kevin McGowan, vice president of global sales at Nonin Medical. “Onyx Vantage realizes this goal by not only offering clinicians proven accuracy in the widest range of patients, but also in patients with low perfusion and dark skin pigmentation. No other finger pulse oximeter on the market performs better.”

The new Onyx® Vantage finger pulse oximeter is engineered with Nonin Medical’s clinically proven PureSAT™ pulse oximetry technology – the same accurate technology used in its full line of oximeters. Peer-reviewed articles about Nonin’s proven accuracy can be found online at www.onyxvantage.com

About Nonin Medical, Inc.

Nonin Medical, Inc. is the inventor of fingertip and wireless fingertip pulse oximetry. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., USA, with an additional service center in Hudiksvall, Sweden, Nonin Medical designs and manufactures noninvasive pulse oximeters, regional oximeters, capnographs, sensors, software and accessories globally. The company distributes its products to health professionals and consumers in more than 125 countries and has more than 100 OEM partners worldwide.

As a founding member of the Continua Alliance and a Bluetooth SIG CES Award winner, Nonin Medical is dedicated to developing low power, interoperable technology to reduce healthcare costs and improve quality of life. Since certifying the world’s first Continua™-certified product in 2009, the company continues to lead the industry in simplifying the exchange of healthcare information while driving global connectivity standards and adding interoperable solutions across its product line. For more information, visit www.nonin.com