Oxford professors’ technology used to assess foetal heartbeats for over 35 years
- 21 May 2015
Every expectant mother is familiar with the “Sonicaid” – a hand-held monitor used to “hear” the fetal heart beat, monitoring the baby’s health and detecting any early signs of distress in pregnancy.
What many don’t realise is that the technology used in some of the “Sonicaid” range of fetal monitors includes the comprehensive heartbeat and fetal movement (cardiotocograph or CTG) analytics developed and refined by University of Oxford Professors Geoffrey Dawes and Christopher Redman.
Isis Innovation, the technology transfer company of the University of Oxford, is delighted to announce the renewal of the exclusive licence of this Dawes-Redman CTG Analysis system to Cardiff-based Huntleigh Healthcare.
Read more (Isis Innovation website)