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Somno Somnotouch NIBP (TON100)

Device Name:Somnotouch NIBP
Device Model:TON100
Manufacturer:SOMNOmedics GmbH, Am Sonnenstuhl 63, 97236 Randersacker, GERMANY.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure, Arrhythmias, SpO2, ECG, PWV, Activity level
Primary Client Use:Intended for patient monitoring with ABPM
Measurement Site:Finger
Measurement Occurrence:Continuous measurement
Availability:Available Currently

The technology used in the Somno Somnotouch NIBP (TON100), to measure blood pressure, has passed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval★★ RecommendationRecent clinical validation; recent protocol
Stride BPABPM for adultsPublished evidence

Validation Publications

Bilo G, Zorzi C, Ochoa Munera JE, Torlasco C, Giuli V, Parati G. Validation of the Somnotouch-NIBP noninvasive continuous blood pressure monitor according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010. Blood Press Monit. 2015 Oct;20(5):291-4. Epub: 2015 Apr 28. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000124. PMID: 25932885.

ESH-IP:2010 - Pass General population

Relevant Publications

Manning LS, Robinson TG, Panerai RB. The SOMNOtouch device as a novel method for measuring short-term blood pressure variability: a comparison with the Finometer. Blood Press Monit. 2015 Dec;20(6):361-8. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000128. PMID: 26154853.

Measurements from the Somno Somnotouch NIBP (TON100) are compared to those from the Finapres Finometer Midi, though not in a formal validation.

Golberg M, Ruiz-Rivas J, Polani S, Beiderman Y, Zalevsky Z. Large-scale clinical validation of noncontact and continuous extraction of blood pressure via multipoint defocused photonic imaging. Appl Opt. 2018 Mar 1;57(7):B45-B51. doi: 10.1364/AO.57.000B45. PMID: 29522038.

The publication describes the Somno Somnotouch NIBP (TON100) being used as a reference device for comparison with .

Nyvad J, Christensen KL, Buus NH, Reinhard M. The cuffless SOMNOtouch NIBP device shows poor agreement with a validated oscillometric device during 24-h ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). Epub: 2020 Dec 17. doi: 10.1111/jch.14135. PMID: 33350030.

Measurements from the Somno Somnotouch NIBP are compared to those from the Spacelabs 90217, though not in a formal validation.