Hexoskin Partners with Kissei for Distribution in Japan

April 06, 2016

Tokyo, April 6th 2016

Today Hexoskin and Kissei Comtec have announced a partnership to distribute Hexoskin's biometric clothing and connected health software alongside Kissei's products in the Japanese market. The partnership also involves the integration of Hexoskin data in Kissei's sports science and health research software.

"This partnership with Kissei will help Hexoskin support more sports science and health research projects in Japan", said Pierre-Alexandre Fournier, CEO and co-founder of Hexoskin. "This is part of our plan to expand our activities in clinical and medical applications worldwide."

"The Hexoskin smart shirt has been attracting attention as a supportive technology for personal healthcare in Japan. By fusing the excellent know-how of the sensing technology of Hexsokin and clinical and research know-how of Kissei Comtec, we will develop and provide unique healthcare services for the Japanese market." said Kazuhisa Hanamura, overseas manager for the public sector and medical solutions at Kissei Comtec.

Hexoskin smart shirts are widely recognized as the most sophisticated biometric clothing product on the market today. Its new award-winning Hexoskin Smart has a SDK for mobile developers, providing direct access to Hexoskin's data and an API for cloud-based health and research applications. Users can download complete raw data for analysis and export it to third party software.

Hexoskin works for both iPhone and Android users, and different shirt models are available for men, women, and kids. Hexoskin shirts are odor-resistant, comfortable, and safe to use in various real-life situations from sleeping to contact sports. Hexoskin shirts are also scientifically validated to accurately measure heart rate, breathing, and movement, providing users with insights about their physical training, sleep, and daily activities whether awake or asleep.

About Hexoskin

Hexoskin is the world leader in smart clothing for health monitoring. Hexoskin smart shirts are used by first responders, sport scientists, and thousands of health professionals and health researchers all over the world, and provide a new, convenient way to understand human health in real-life environments. In addition to serving its clients in sports science and health research, Hexoskin is a supplier of smart clothing for aerospace and military organisations in many countries, including Canada and the United States. For more information, visit www.hexoskin.com and @Hexoskin on Twitter.

About Kissei Comtec

Kissei Comtec is a division of Kissei, a Japanase conglomerate focused on pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Kissei Comtec has created a diverse line-up of original software and systems in the medical field, ranging from biosignal analysis software that has become the standard in medical research, motion analysis systems specialized for waking analysis for use in physical rehabilitation, to systems for general health management and disease prevention.

More information on Hexoskin smart shirts is available in Japanese here: http://www.kicnet.co.jp/medical/biosignal/HEXOSKIN/index.html


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