ImpediMed unveils SOZO to monitor body composition

14 August 2016 (Last Updated August 14th, 2016 18:30)

Australia-based medical device ImpediMed has introduced SOZO to measure body composition, fluid status and hydration.

Australia-based medical device ImpediMed has introduced SOZO to measure body composition, fluid status and hydration.

SOZO is an intuitive digital health device and wellness platform based on bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) technology with artificial intelligence to offer a rapid, non-invasive scan of a person's body as well as providing a precise and repeatable snapshot of a person's body composition, fluid status and hydration.

The device has been designed to operate on a user’s mobile device or tablet offering a range of features to personally monitor their health conditions.

Its artificial intelligence algorithms help promoting behavioral changes.

SOZO’s analysis will use cloud-based historical health data to create plans suited to a user's personal health and wellness goals.

It weighs two pounds, features eight body sensors and four weight sensors to measure body composition, fluid status and hydration in a range of settings.

It has been designed to operate on iOS and Android devices.

The Sozo application offers the option to communicate with the healthcare provider through webcam or chat.

"The SOZO platform and our growing pipeline of new and innovative products will position us at the forefront of the digital health revolution."

ImpediMed managing director and CEO Richard Carreon said: "We are fulfilling our vision of population health in the ecosystem of health and wellness.

“The SOZO platform and our growing pipeline of new and innovative products will position us at the forefront of the digital health revolution.”

ImpediMed is anticipating regulatory approvals to further its suite of SOZOmed products for specific health conditions.


Image: Sozo monitors and computer. Photo: courtesy of PRNewsFoto / ImpediMed Limited.