ESPOO, Finland, June 11, 2012 /CNW/ - With new management, significant financial backing, and introduction of
wireless functionality, the developer of an innovative training
guidance solution now aims for global leadership.
The Omegawave Solution
The Omegawave training solution provides coaches and sport organizations
instantly relevant and personalized training advice on athletes.
The solution measures the functional state of an athlete's cardiac,
metabolic and central nervous systems in just two minutes while the
athlete is at rest.
The Omegawave solution helps coaches to optimize training and recovery
processes, decrease the risks of overtraining and injury, and improve
athletes' performance on the field, court, or road.
Rooted in Russian sports science and space medicine, Omegawave
technology was developed in the U.S. Its patented technology was
originally based on physiological data from 10,000 high-performing
athletes and has been validated in countless studies conducted by
sports and research institutes worldwide.
Already at the pre-market phase Omegawave has reached a significant
reference position with the U.S. Track & Field Olympic Committee,
Olympic federations worldwide, premier European football teams such as
Manchester United and FC Barcelona, and various American NFL, NHL, MLB,
and MLS teams.
Aiming for global leadership
Omegawave now starts the global commercializing of its technology. As a
first step, Omegawave introduces wireless functionality for its
"Our new wireless application allows a full team to be assessed in even
half an hour, compared to days it took with conventional methods in
labs. We are also investing heavily in consumer applications and aim
for a global leading position in both professional and consumer
markets. Omegawave is the next generation of sports performance
monitoring and readiness measurement for people who take sports
seriously," says Juha Pinomaa, CEO of Omegawave.
New management and funding
A new company and headquarters have been set up in Finland, with new
management and board of directors, backed up by investment from Conor
Omegawave's new CEO is Juha Pinomaa. Pinomaa has served as President of
Suunto and held a number of executive positions at Nokia. Anssi
Vanjoki, Chairman of Amer Sports and former vice CEO of Nokia, will
serve as Chairman of the Board. Two of the original inventors of the
patented Omegawave technology - Leo Masakov, Research Director, and Val
Nasedkin, VP Business Development - will continue in the new company.
"We believe Omegawave has significant potential for growth. The company
has come up with a unique solution that will serve a large untapped
market and is backed up by a strong management team," says Manu Mäkelä,
Founding Partner, Conor Venture Partners.
For more information, visit: http://www.omegawave.com
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For further information:
Juha Pinomaa, CEO, Omegawave Oy, Juha.Pinomaa@omegawave.com, Tel +(358)-405000281