Defibtech AED Wins Design Award

Defibtech AED Wins Design Award

GUILFORD, CT
April 30, 2003

Defibtech, a leading innovator in the Automated External Defibrillation (AED) market, today announced that it received an award for its new defibrillator from Appliance Magazine, a leading design magazine. The Defibtech AEDs were recognized by the Sixteenth Annual Excellence in Design Awards competition with an award in the Medical Appliances/Laboratory Equipment category.

Giovanni Meier, VP of Engineering, said, "It's nice to get formal recognition for the extensive engineering and design innovation that went into the development of our defibrillation products. The award further confirms our success in marrying high-tech medical technology with a consumer friendly design."

Standard features of Defibtech's AEDs include: biphasic defibrillation technology, self-testing capability, class leading user interface and voice prompts, longest operational battery life (up to 7 years), and a professional-grade rugged design. Even with this industry leading feature set, the Defibtech AED is the value leader with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) at $1,495. This price includes everything a customer needs to completely deploy this lifesaving solution, including the AED, defibrillation pads and a 5-year 125-shock battery pack.