Metria™ Wearable Sensor by Vancive Medical Technologies to be Featured on BBC1

Bang Goes the Theory to explore self-monitoring and health

CHICAGO – April 18, 2013 – Metria™ wearable sensor by Vancive Medical Technologies™ will be featured on Bang Goes the Theory, scheduled to air on BBC 1, April 22 at 19:30 GMT, and will explore if self-monitoring 24/7 can improve health.

“The experiment on Bang Goes the Theory involves three generations of a family wearing Metria for seven days,” said Colleen Ward, Vice President Global Marketing, Vancive Medical Technologies. “It is exciting to see that our product can bring a family together and promote a healthy lifestyle.”

Metria™ Informed Health technology platform is a portfolio of products for physiological monitoring for a variety of health, wellness and clinical applications, and is based on Vancive Medical Technologies’ advanced adhesives, materials and manufacturing. It also includes technologies from Proteus Digital Health and BodyMedia, Inc.

To learn more about the family’s experience using Metria to monitor their health, tune in to BBC 1, April 22 at 19:30 GMT.

To learn more about Vancive Medical Technologies, visit
Metria is a trademark of Avery Dennison Corporation.


About Vancive Medical Technologies


Vancive Medical Technologies makes inspired advances that lead to intelligent results. The business uses the most advanced adhesive and material technologies to create products that make healthcare easier for everyone. Vancive Medical Technologies is an Avery Dennison business headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit


About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and 30,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Headquartered in Pasadena, California, the company reported sales from continuing operations of $6 billion in 2012. Learn more at






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