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Boehringer Ingelheim acquires stake in SoundTalks NV, begins pilot programme

BWW News Desk
April 15, 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim has acquired a minority stake in SoundTalks NV a Belgian company SoundTalks NV has developed a digital monitoring tool that seeks to improve the healthcare of pigs and helps farmers operate more efficiently pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p We are proud to partner with SoundTalks NV to offer an innovative solution to pork producers shares RolfDieter Gnther Head of Diagnostics amp Monitoring Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Business Unit Technological innovation is transforming the animal health industry and we are committed to developing solutions that help veterinarians and ultimately farmers as well as pet owners p p Boehringer Ingelheim plans to install the SoundTalkssupTMsup system in select pig barns in the US and other major swine markets this spring in a pilot programme p p We are very pleased with this partnership Our two companies share passion for innovative solutions technology and animal health This is just a beginning of a very exciting collaboration adds Dries Berckmans CEO SoundTalks NV p p The SoundTalkssupTMsup system revolves around a digital microphone that records pigs coughing It relies on an algorithm to differentiate coughing from other sounds in a pig barn and thus detects increased coughing that could signal respiratory distress The system lets farmers and veterinarians intervene more quickly to obtain samples and get a diagnosis p p The companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal p p bIntended audiencesb p p This press release is issued from our Corporate Headquarters in Ingelheim Germany and is intended to provide information about our global businessPlease be aware that information relating to the approval status and labels of approved products may vary from country to country and a countryspecific press releaseon this topic may have been issued in the countries where we do business p p Please click on the link for Notes to Editors and Referencesbra referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwboehringeringelheimcom2Fpressrelease2Fboehringeringelheimacquiresstakesoundtalksampesheet51969358ampnewsitemid20190415005261amplanenUSampanchorhttp3A2F2Fwwwboehringeringelheimcom2Fpressrelease2Fboehringeringelheimacquiresstakesoundtalksampindex1ampmd5ee992627019c71047b2004ef5fd27aba relnofollowhttpwwwboehringeringelheimcompressreleaseboehringeringelheimacquiresstakesoundtalksa p p p pimg referrerpolicyunsafeurl alt srchttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidbwnewsampsty20190415005261r1ampsidweb01ampdistronxamplangen stylewidth0height0span classbwct31415p

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