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A brief history of….SOMNOmedics


  • The SOMNO HD™ Eco joins the HD generation of PSG with 55 channels which can be upgraded to 70 channels. Its a new kind of simple.
  • The SOMNOtouch PSG – One of the smallest touchscreen PSG device in the world. Bringing value to the PSG diagnostic device segment.


  • Wireless PLM for polysomnography with SOMNO HD™: More comfort for the patient – Simplifying application, reducing errors and running costs
  • Intercostal EMG – Best for recording respiratory effort signals




  • Implementation of the Schiller Software for Long Term EEG analysis
  • Validation of the SOMNOtouch™ NIBP, non-invasive continuous blood pressure monitor according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol by Prof. Dr. Gianfranco Parati


  • SOMNOtouch™ NIBP: The all rounder for Cardiology with Long Term Blood Pressure Measurement, Holter ECG, Oximetry, Actigraphy, vPWV (Pulse wave velocity)
  • SOMNOtouch™ RESP: smallest cardio-respiratory Screener with immediate online signal check
  • Stationary Headbox for neurological applications



  • SOMNOwatch™ plus LED: Continuous Display of Blood Pressure, Actigraphy, Heart Rate, PLM, Sleep and respiratory Events
  • Complete equipment of Germany’s biggest Sleep Lab with SOMNOscreen™ plus (34 systems parallel)


  • Launch of the 32-Channel-Headbox for SOMNOscreen™ – small and portable Long-Term-EEG device with real-time wireless data transfer
  • SOMNOwatch™ plus EEG6 – smallest Long-Term-EEG-Recorder with continouos impedance recording
  • SOMNOwatch™ plus TEMP – Long-Term in-ear measurement of temperature for determination of the circadian rhythm


  • Launch of SOMNOwatch™ plus:
    SOMNOwatch™ plus BP: Long-Term Blood Pressure Recording using the PTT, continouos, non-reactive, non-invasive
  • SOMNOwatch™ plus R&K: Sleep Staging according to Rechtschaffen und Kales


  • Release of new software version, complying to the new AASM Standards
  • Foundation of SOMNOmedics Office Middle East and SOMNOmedics Office China
  • Installation of the 1600th SOMNOscreen™
  • Distribution in more than 40 Countries worldwide
  • Launch of the SOMNOwatch™ plus – miniaturized 8 Channel Recorder


  • Foundation of SOMNOmedics America
  • Relocation in the new Company Building in Randersacker
  • FDA Approval for SOMNOscreen™ and SOMNOscreen™ EEG 10-20
  • Certification for Canada, Taiwan and Russia
  • Launch of the SOMNOscreen™ plus – with digital Headbox – complies with AASM criteria
  • Installation of the 1000th SOMNOscreen™


  • Foundation of SOMNOmedics Italia and SOMNOmedics AT Medizintechnik GmbH
  • Launch of the SOMNOwatch™ – miniaturised Aktometer with Options for Flow, EEG, ECG and Movement Analysis


  • Launch of the SOMNOscreen™ EEG 10-20 – 45 Channel EEG/PSG incl. Photo Stimulation
  • Installation of the 400th SOMNOscreen™


  • Release of different Options such as Capnography, EDA (electro dermal activity), pH, Oesophageal Pressure and NPT (Nocturnal Penile Tumescence)



Company Foundation of SOMNOmedics in Kist