Omron Healthcare wins iF design awards for blood pressure monitors
19 April 2011
Omron Healthcare Co., has won both the iF Product Design Award
and Universal Design Award for its blood pressure monitors M6 and M6
The iF Product design Award, presented by the Hannover-based
International Forum Design GmbH, is one of the world’s most
prestigious design awards. Products are rated on uniqueness,
innovation, appearance, usefulness and eco-friendliness as well as
performance, quality and price.
The Universal Design Awards, hosted by the Universal Design
Association evaluates fairness, flexibility, safety, ease-of-use and
Omron Healthcare's Intellisense technology, as featured in the
award-winning M6 series, aims to simplify home blood pressure
monitoring. A symbol on the display provides confirmation that the
cuff has been wrapped tightly enough.
The integrated pressure control system allows for optimal speed
and pressure thereby ensuring comfortable measurements while the
dual check system eliminates any doubt of incorrect readings and
assures the user of accurate results by way of two sensors.
To help people interpret their readings a blood pressure level
indicator shows if the readings are within the recommended
guidelines by the World Health Organization. In addition, the M6
Comfort has a pre-formed cuff fitting medium and large arms with
ease and comfort. Both blood pressure monitors are clinically