CareTone is the only low bandwidth digital stethoscope on the market, making it the only tele-stethoscope on the market capable of fully addressing the home-use and clinical markets — each of which will require low bandwidth connectivity as the telemedicine industry scales. The Product Line’s proprietary data compression capabilities, enable real-time diagnostic quality auscultation over medical devices, telemedicine applications and independent point-to-point connections. This provides clinicians with exceptional sound quality at all frequency levels to accurately assess a myriad of medical conditions anywhere in the world. CareTone decreases hospital and clinic loads, reduces patient travel time, increases the availability of both preventative and specialist treatment and provides immediate digital access to a patient in crisis when and where it is needed. Versatile Digital Stethoscope; Multiple Sending and Receiving Paths: CareTone is extremely versatile, allowing senders and receivers to be in virtually any location to obtain and provide ongoing treatment or urgent medical assistance. CareTone has been used in space, on oil drilling platforms, during natural disasters and on a daily basis in numerous tertiary clinics and homes in the growing telemedicine space. The Product Line can operate on high capacity broadband networks and, more importantly, on low bandwidth analog or digital telephone lines.