Motion Media forges alliances with AMD Telemedicine and Cardionics to open global market distribution

Wilmington 03 November 2003Motion Media Technology, a developer of affordable, high-quality, real-time video communications solutions, has signed a strategic distribution alliance with AMD Telemedicine, a provider of medical devices for the telemedicine market. As part of this alliance, Motion Media's videophone solutions for telemedicine applications, including the recently announced CareStation 126s, will now be available to markets in more than 55 countries worldwide through AMD Telemedicine's extensive distribution network.

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"AMD Telemedicine is excited to bring Motion Media's best in class, video communications solutions to telemedicine markets around the world", stated Mark VanderWerf, President of AMD Telemedicine. "The global telemedicine market is poised to dramatically grow over the next three to five years, and as the leading branded telemedicine peripheral distributor, we are strongly positioned to expand in concert with these opportunities."

In addition to the strategic alliance with AMD Telemedicine, Motion Media is announcing that Cardionics, a manufacturer of specialized medical electronics instruments, including electronic stethoscopes, has been selected as a vendor of choice for its new CareStation 126s videophone, the only videophone to achieve FDA clearance as a class II medical device.

"Research reports gauge the global telemedicine market at $1,5 billion, and growing at 40 percent per year", stated Garey De Angelis, CEO of Motion Media Technology. "By teaming with AMD Telemedicine, Motion Media realizes a leading worldwide distribution position, and with select vendors, such as Cardionics, Motion Media further enhances its position to bring superior telemedicine solutions to caregivers and patients in more than 55 countries."

"By teaming with Motion Media, patients and caregivers gain an FDA-approved telemedicine solution that brings the best of video communications with the industry's leading electronic stethoscope", stated Keith Johnson, General Manager of Cardionics. "The convergence of these types of technologies stands to have significant impact and shape the future of the telemedicine industry."

AMD Telemedicine Inc. is a supplier of "connected" medical devices used in telemedicine. With more than 2000 installed sites in over 55 countries, AMD devices and software products offer clinically acclaimed, cost-effective solutions to the most challenging medical applications. AMD also provides complete technical support in programme design, device integration, training, and remedial service to assure a successful programme implementation.

Motion Media is a specialist in the design and development of visual communications technology and products. The company provides a full range of affordable, easy-to-use products with outstanding video and audio quality, including desktop videophones, remote surveillance systems, health care solutions and videocommunications technology for OEMs. Motion Media's products are used in over 40 countries around the world by businesses, governmental agencies, health care providers, the Deaf community, educational establishments, and security and surveillance organisations.


Leslie Versweyveld

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