Minneapolis (PRWEB) October 07, 2013
Somnetics International, Inc., the Minneapolis-based maker of Transcend® Sleep Apnea Therapy System™ announced that it received FDA clearance to market the new Transcend Heated Humidifier™. The humidifier will be launched during the first day of Medtrade and will be on display at the Transcend booth #841 during Medtrade October 8 - 10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
The new Transcend Heated Humidifier is a water-based humidifier unit that fully integrates with the Transcend CPAP system to provide warm, moist air during therapy to enhance patient comfort. This unit features a small footprint and five adjustable heat settings in a sleek, stream-lined design that stays true to the brand’s reputation for compact size and portability that fits the lifestyle of active patients.
Clarence Johnson, CEO and president of Somnetics International, Inc., said, "This is another important step for the Transcend product line and for our retailers who want to offer their consumers convenience and innovation in sleep apnea therapy. There’s been great interest for this product in U.S. market and we’re excited to introduce the humidifier to our customers. The Transcend Heated Humidifier has already launched in Europe with great response from the market."
Transcend offers unique accessory options that make it easy for patients to tailor their CPAP therapy to their lifestyles. Optional accessories include small, portable batteries, a solar battery charger and the new Transcend Heated Humidifier. At home or on the road, Transcend products are designed to fit the lifestyle needs of today’s active CPAP users.
Somnetics International, Inc. sells its products through an established network of distributors and direct sales representatives serving markets across the U.S. and in key markets around the world.
For information about Transcend visit http://www.mytranscend.com or call 877-621-9626.
About Somnetics International, Inc.
Somnetics International, Inc. is a privately-held medical device company based in Minneapolis, Minn. It is an emerging leader in customer-driven design, development and production of respiratory medical devices to treat sleep apnea and related issues. Somnetics’ mission is focused on integrating technology, customer input and employee creativity to provide innovative, high quality products that improve quality of life for people with respiratory disorders. Transcend received the Innovation Award at Medtrade in October 2011 and the 2012 Best Practices Award for Product Differentiation in the Sleep Disordered Breathing market from Frost & Sullivan. Somnetics received FDA market clearance for the Transcend CPAP machine in July 2010. Transcend and associated technology is protected by several issued and pending US and foreign patents.
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