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Cellnovo Gets CE Marking of the First Bluetooth and Android-Enabled Micro-Pump for Insulin Delivery

Cellnovo Group reported the CE marking of its next-generation mobile diabetes management system, making it the first insulin delivery platform to use Bluetooth Low Energy and Android.

According to a media release, the use of a wireless communication technology and a standard mobile operating system will further enable interoperability with other e-health platforms, including artificial pancreas projects.

The Company said that the Cellnovo System with Android, builds upon the current system in three main aspects:

-The adoption of standard technologies will facilitate the interoperability of the Cellnovo System with other connected objects for health and well-being. The next-generation system will thus be capable of communicating with devices such as continuous glucose meters, blood glucose meters, fitness trackers, and smart watches, providing a holistic vision of the patient's health. These solutions provide Cellnovo with a best-in-class platform to be used for the Company's future artificial pancreas and automated insulin delivery (AID) product lines.

-The Cellnovo micro-pump will communicate wirelessly with the touchscreen handset using Bluetooth Low Energy, a standard communication technology dedicated to connected objects. This technology guarantees the quality of communications while significantly reducing energy consumption.

-The use of the Android operating system improves the performance of Cellnovo's proprietary touchscreen handset.

Sophie Baratte, Chief Executive Officer of Cellnovo, comments: "We are pleased to announce the CE marking of our next generation mobile diabetes management system. With this next generation system, Cellnovo is now ready for the future of healthcare. Connected devices are a gateway to personalised health management and allow Cellnovo to acquire a platform adapted to future artificial pancreas products. This achievement marks an important milestone in our mission to empower patients and enable them to have greater self-management of chronic diseases like diabetes."

Javaid Masoud, Chief Technology Officer of Cellnovo, comments: "We are proud of this important milestone in Cellnovo's R&D roadmap. Today, we are seeing a rapid convergence of medical devices with lifestyle products such as connected watches and activity trackers. As the first to adopt Bluetooth Low Energy for a micro-pump used for continuous insulin delivery alongside a proprietary handset that uses the Android mobile operating system, Cellnovo is positioned to be a major player in this domain."

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