Toumaz Becomes Finalist for Semiconductor Product of the Year Award

Toumaz Technology Limited, the leading provider of ultra-low power wireless infrastructure for body monitoring solutions, announces that it has reached the finals of the Elektra 07 awards in the highly coveted “Semiconductor Product of the Year” category. Toumaz was shortlisted alongside five other entrants in the category. The winners of the annual awards, which are organised by Electronics Weekly and Reed Electronics Group, will be announced on Wednesday 12th December at a gala dinner at The London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane.

Now in its fifth year, the Elektra product technology and business awards recognise the achievements of individuals and firms across the European electronics industry. The awards cover 14 categories and are designed to promote best practice in key areas including customer care, sales growth, innovation and employee motivation.

The groundbreaking Sensium sensor interface and transceiver platform enables intelligent, ultra-low power wireless monitoring of multiple vital signs – for example, ECG, heart rate, body temperature, respiration and physical activity (via a 3-axis accelerometer) – in real-time, via standard handheld devices such as mobile phones. The unique combination of ultra-low power wireless and signal processing in one small System-on-Chip (SOC) allows the economies of scale of the semiconductor industry to be harnessed to provide highly functional, robust, low cost, disposable and non-intrusive monitors for a wide range of healthcare and lifestyle management applications.

About Toumaz Technology
Toumaz Technology Limited is the leading provider of ultra-low power wireless infrastructure for body monitoring solutions. Toumaz’s ultra low-power smart sensor interface and transceiver platform – the Sensium(TM) – enables non-intrusive, real-time wireless monitoring of multiple vital signs for a wide range of healthcare and lifestyle management applications. Based on Toumaz’s patented ultra-low power Advanced Mixed Signal (AMx)(TM) technology, the Sensium provides the enabling technology to connect the mobile individual to healthcare providers – simply, affordably and unobtrusively. For healthcare professionals, this transforms the possibilities for pro-active monitoring and improved quality of care. For patients, it delivers new opportunities for lifestyle-compatible, personalised healthcare, as well as better therapeutic outcomes.