AirStrip Technologies has acquired Sense4Baby Inc., which makes a pregnancy monitoring system.
Sense4Baby, headquartered in La Jolla, Calif., develops a wireless fetal and maternal monitoring system that is used for non-stress testing for high-risk pregnancies. The product can track heart rate and contraction patterns. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
San Antonio, Texas-based AirStrip provides mobile technology and data integration services for doctors. The company has raised $40 million in venture capital from Sequoia Capital, Qualcomm Inc. and the Wellcome Trust.
Recent medical device deals include Intuitive Surgical Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ISRG) purchase of Luna Innovations Inc.’s shape-sensing technology, and GSI Group Inc.’s (Nasdaq: GSIG) deal for Jadak Technologies Inc., which develops scanners and other products used by the medical market.
The health care field is moving more to consumer centric and mobile technologies. For more, see “Mobile Health Care Services Drive Dealmaking.”