Card Guard Scientific Survival

(SWX:CARDG) monitoring service subsidiary Lifewatch Holdings has entered into a service agreement with medical device company

Medtronic Physio-Control

(NYSE:MDT). Medtronic will inform their pacemaker customers of LifeWatch's monitoring services and will provide the necessary materials to register with LifeWatch.

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As part of the deal, 1,200 Medtronic sales agents will promote the Lifewatch program.

Lifewatch Holdings President, Greg Raybuck, says the deal has huge strategic importance for his firm. "This is a great opportunity for us, now Medtronics' extensive customer base will be allowed to utilize Lifewatch's monitoring service and customer support," he said.