Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) announced today that it entered into a partnership with the National Basketball Association to become its official supplier of pulse oximetry.
The NBA is scheduled to return to competitive play tonight after going through steps to maintain safety in a “bubble”-style camp in Orlando, Fla. with 22 teams in an effort to ensure safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. League play has been suspended since March 11 when Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus.
Since the teams arrived to the bubble on July 7, and for the remainder of their stay, each resident will measure oxygen saturation, pulse rate and respiration rate daily as part of the league’s health and safety protocols.
Irvine, Calif.-based Masimo is set to supply the league with its MightySat fingertip pulse oximeter on the Orlando campus. The MightySat device uses Masimo’s hospital-grade SET measure-through motion and low perfusion pulse oxim…