CEO: Tom Watlington.

Revenue: Undisclosed.

No. of local employees: 67.

Investors: Apposite Capital, Cerner Capital, EDBI, Intel Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, Sanderling Ventures, West Health Investment Fund.

Headquarters: Sorrento Valley.

Year founded: 2004.

Company description: The inventor and maker of a new generation of comprehensive, wireless vital signs monitoring devices.

Key factors for success: The company’s mission is to improve patient safety by providing clinicians with tools to detect signs of deterioration in virtually any care setting and enable early intervention and rapid response, without limiting the patient’s freedom of movement.

Hospitals are getting a new tool for monitoring vital signs continuously now that the FDA has given 510(k) clearance for San Diego-based Sotera Wireless Inc...

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