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Digital Trends – Most promising blood pressure monitoring tech in years

March 9, 2021

“The device doesn’t work like traditional blood pressure monitors. Rather than squeezing your arm each time it needs a measurement, the Aktiia Optical Blood Pressure Monitor monitors your blood pressure by analyzing the diameter of the blood vessels with each heartbeat. This happens automatically, so users are never aware of the test, and therefore do not skew the results by being anxious or behaving differently.”

March 9, 2021

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Forbes – How A Small Startup Beat The World’s Tech Giants To Launch Blood Pressure Game-Changer

March 9, 2021

“Britons who need to monitor their blood pressure will be the first in the world to be able to do so via a wearable device at home, thanks to a start-up business that has beaten the likes of Apple and Fitbit to crack this corner of the medical market.”

March 9, 2021

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MobiHealthNews – Swiss startup Aktiia receives CE mark for continuous blood pressure monitoring system

January 26, 2021

“Maker of wearable continuous blood pressure monitor, Aktiia, today launched their 24/7 automated blood pressure monitoring system that gathers data during the day and while the user is asleep. Aktiia has received its CE mark as a Class lla medical device, meaning that the device has been assessed to meet safety, health and environmental protection requirements in Europe.”

January 26, 2021

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CardiacRhythmNews — Blood pressure bracelet “offers greater insight” into hypertension

January 26, 2021

“Accurate and validated Cuffless products like Aktiia are big step forward and represent the future of how blood pressure will be monitored outside a physician’s office.”

January 26, 2021

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Sifted — Swiss startup first to launch blood pressure bracelet

January 26, 2021

“Swiss startup Aktiia has beaten Fitbit, Apple and other tech giants to become the first company to get regulatory approval to sell a wearable bracelet which measures blood pressure.”

January 26, 2021

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Medscape — Will Cuffless Blood Pressure Measurement Make the Sphygmomanometer Obsolete?

June 8, 2020

“Solà predicts that the bracelet could eventually be a game-changer for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM), where overnight readings could be taken without the discomfort and disruption of periodic cuff inflations with current systems.”

June 8, 2020

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EU Startups — Swiss medtech Aktiia raises €5.6 million to bring its hypertension monitor bracelet to market

March 24, 2020

“Aktiia’s bracelet and algorithms have now been validated in clinical trials against arterial lines (the gold standard for clinical reference) and in ambulatory settings. Never before has it been possible to measure blood pressure profiles, at any time, over long periods. This valuable and unique dataset will allow for broader insights into the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, the largest epidemic of humankind.”

March 24, 2020

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Medgadget — Aktiia’s Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitor is Accurate for Months

March 29, 2019

“The experimental data of this initial study showed error figures within 1 ± 7 mmHg, which are smaller than the threshold of 5 ± 8 mmHg typically accepted in clinical investigations… Having an optical, non-invasive, and cuffless blood pressure monitoring technology would improve the lives of many patients.”

March 29, 2019

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Aktiia Receives CE Mark Approval for Breakthrough 24-7 Blood Pressure Monitoring System—

January 26, 2021

First-ever Optical Blood Pressure Monitoring System Now Available in the United Kingdom. Aktiia’s clinically validated Optical Blood Pressure Monitoring technology estimates blood pressure accurately, automatically, and painlessly, by analyzing signals from the wearer’s wrist.

January 26, 2021

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Aktiia Adds New CEO as it Prepares for Commercial Launch—

October 1, 2020

Digital health veteran, Michael Kisch, joins innovative automated blood pressure monitoring pioneer.

October 1, 2020

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The Aktiia Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitor Proven Accurate Regardless of Body or Arm Position—

May 12, 2020

 Aktiia, a Swiss-US startup, has developed a wrist-worn optical blood pressure monitor that can automatically take measurements around the clock without requiring a specific arm position.

May 12, 2020

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Aktiia raises CHF 6 million in funding to bring to market its cuffless optical blood pressure monitor—

March 24, 2020

Aktiia, a Swiss-US startup that has developed an optical blood pressure monitor at the wrist, has raised an additional CHF 6 million in funding to bring its product to market.

March 24, 2020

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