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2011-08-09 15:26:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 3 million shares of the company's common stock. The stock repurchase program may be carried out at the direction of the company through open market purchases, block trades, and in privately negotiated transactions. The repurchase program will become effective on August 12, 2011 and is expected to continue for a period of 24 months unless it is...

2011-08-09 15:05:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Q2 2011 Highlights (compared to Q2 2010): Total revenue, including royalties, rose 9% to $109.6 million Product revenue rose 17% to $102.6 million Masimo SET® and Masimo rainbow® SET unit shipments rose 2% to 37,300 Masimo rainbow revenue rose 26% to $9.1 million GAAP EPS was $0.28 versus $0.24 in the prior period, which included $0.01 in one-time expenses. Excluding the prior period one-time items, GAAP...

2011-08-08 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it has lifted the voluntary product recall the company imposed on the noninvasive finger sensor of its Pronto-7(TM) handheld device to improve the product's performance in low ambient temperatures. The Pronto-7 and new finger sensors are pending FDA 510(k) clearance in the U.S. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110808/LA48532 ) New product features and enhancements include the addition of...

2011-08-07 06:35:43

A St. Louis hospital is testing a sensor network that allows vital signs to be tracked even as patients move about By Diana Lutz, Washington University in St. Louis A clinical warning system that uses wireless sensors to track the vital signs of at-risk patients is undergoing a feasibility study at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. When the full system is operational sensors will take blood oxygenation and heart-rate readings from at-risk patients once or twice a minute. The data will be...

2011-07-29 17:31:00

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros Corporation announced today that 2011 year-to-date sales revenue rose 51% (year-over-year) over the similar period in 2010. This continues the third year in a row for double-digit revenue growth for Spectros since the current T-Stat Tissue Oximeter product line was launched in 2008. "This growth sends a clear signal that the market is embracing the Spectros state-of-the-art broadband VLS tissue oximetry," notes CFO John...

2011-07-19 15:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that it will release second quarter financial results for the period ended July 2, 2011, after the market closes on August 9, 2011. The release and conference call date is approximately one week later than Masimo's traditional release timing due to executive calendar conflicts during the month of July. The conference call to review the results will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) and will be...

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