cobas® pulse system

Tap into the future of care

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Tap into the future of care

Roche proudly introduces the next generation in glucose Point of Care (POC), the cobas pulse system.

Designed to help improve workflows and change healthcare in favor of cost efficiency and better patient care, the cobas pulse system is your gateway to the future of digital health. 

Tap into the future of care with a device that helps get your organization ready to handle the challenges that come your way.

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Advanced safety and performance

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Tap into advanced safety and performance

A glucose meter that can easily help with your most challenging patients
Advanced accuracy

  • Unique strip architecture provides lab-like results and minimizes the need to repeat tests
  • Each single measurement with the cobas pulse system records approximately 1600 data points for enhanced accuracy
  • Use on all patient populations, including neonates and intensive care patients1
No Interferences

  • During verification and clinical evaluation, no drug or endogenous substance showed interference1

Reduced contamination risk

  • Tested against 12,000 cycles of cleaning and disinfections2

  • Compatible with aggressive cleaning and disinfection agents2

  • Reduced pathogen transmission – Elimination of Hepatitis B following disinfection2
Tap into simplicity
A system so simple to use, it will help make your day to day working life easier
Simple to learn

  • Intuitive Android-based interface

  • Device-guided test process with color changes to let you know when to perform the next step


Simple to use

  • Strip port lighting for dim locations

  • Automatic strip ejection to help reduce the risk of contamination and keep touches to a minimum.

  • Easy badging log-in for total compliance and tracking


Simple to take care of

  • Wireless and fast charging with battery status always visible to minimize downtime 

  • Easy to disinfect with no exposed contact points

  • Ultimate portability with an innovative carry case that keeps everything that you need for testing in one place


Tap into advanced digital power
A system with versatile uses and functions to improve patient care
Healthcare apps for patient management


  • Download from a versatile collection of apps** selected by Roche and designed to make workflows easier and help improve patient care

Keeps you connected

  • Full interoperability and connection options with existing infrastructure

  • State-of-the-art security

Configured for you

  • cobas® infinity edge delivers enhanced services and benefits to help save time and reduce workflow disruption

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Tap into your team’s highest potential
A system to help get your organization ready to handle the challenges that come your way.

The benefits of the cobas pulse system, from saving time to best-in-class support, can be extended to everyone in your facility. All of which enables you to reach that end goal of giving your patients the very best care they need at the time they need it.

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POC coordinator 

Benefit from: 

  • High-quality standards of care1
  • Simplifying the everyday
  • Empowering the delivery of best-in-class care
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Nurse and physician

Benefit from:

  • Timely, high-quality care for your patients
  • Simplifying the day
  • The information you need at any time, anywhere
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Benefit from: 

  • The rewards of data-driven care
  • Simplified operations and improved financial performance
  • The future of digital healthcare
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IT manager

Benefit from:

  • Data-driven care
  • Simplifying the everyday 
  • Embracing digital
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App developer

Benefit from:

  • Scaling with industry expertise

  • Strong market access and presence

  • One standardized platform and operating systems

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Your gateway to the future of digital health at the Point of care

Our app ecosystem allows you to customize your device and help create a truly versatile tool that addresses your unique needs.

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Award-winning product design to meet your needs


cobas pulse was designed with the patient and the user at the center. Our aim is to harmonize optimal user experience with the ability to effectively impact patient care. 

To honor this "customer-centric" design, cobas pulse has been awarded the prestigious Red Dot Design Award.

What is it: The Red Dot Award is an international design competition for product design, communication design, and design concepts. Projects entered in the competition are evaluated by the Red Dot Jury. Red Dot stands for belonging to the best in design and business.3

*cobas® pulse system is not launched in all markets

**The use of any third-party app is subject to a separate license agreement with the respective third-party app developer. Roche gives no warranties (express or implied) with regard to any third-party app. Third-party apps might not be available in your country.



  1. Roche Diagnostics International Ltd. cobas GLU test strips Method Sheet 2021
  2. Roche Diagnostics International Ltd. Data on file.
  3. Red Dot. (2021). Article available from [last accessed: November 2021]

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