Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), the inventor of rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry™, and SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced it has acquired PHASEIN AB (Stockholm, Sweden), a developer and manufacturer of ultra-compact mainstream and sidestream capnography, multigas analyzers, and handheld capnometry solutions.
The acquisition of PHASEIN's multigas technologies complements Masimo's breakthrough innovations for patient monitoring with a portfolio of products ranging from OEM solutions for external "plug-in-and-measure" gas analyzers and integrated modules to handheld devices. With multiple measurements delivered through either mainstream or sidestream options, Masimo customers can now benefit from CO2, N2O, O2, and anesthetic agent monitoring in many hospital environments, such as operating rooms, procedural sedations and intensive care units.(c) 2012 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.