California-based True Wearables recently announced a new product called Oxxiom, which the company claims to be the world’s first wireless, fully disposable, single-use pulse oximeter. The new tool packs the electronics and bio-sensing technology of a clinical grade pulse oximeter into a compact, user-friendly device that provides more than 24 hours of continuous pulse rate monitoring. Oxxiom measures arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2), pulse rate (PR), and perfusion index (PI) — the pulse strength at the measurement site. Weighing a feather-light 0.12 ounces (3.5 grams), Oxxiom’s disposability eliminates the necessity of sterilization and significantly reduces cross-contamination risks. Oxxiom incorporates True Wearables’ proprietary technology that enables complete user mobility within a 33-foot range, including sleeping in any position, exercise, restroom visits, hand-washing, even showering while connected to the device. Oxxiom is monitor-agnostic, meaning it is designed to work with mobile devices, tablets, laptops and desktop comuters. It does not require external batteries or battery chargers, and neither nail polish nor ambient light will affect its operation. Pulse oximet...