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AI enabled wireless stethoscope suitable for telemedicine launched by CDAC

AI enabled wireless stethoscope suitable for telemedicine launched by CDAC
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AI enabled wireless stethoscope suitable for telemedicine launched by CDAC

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in

Stethoscope is perhaps the most widely used medical instrument. It is used for listening to the body sounds by almost all faculties of medical professionals and has in fact, become an integral identity of a medical professional. With the dire need of remote healthcare and a peculiar challenge thrown up by global pandemic – Covid 19, the world is left desiring wireless electronic stethosocpes.

AI enabled wireless stethoscope suitable for telemedicine launched by CDAC AI enabled wireless stethoscope suitable for telemedicine launched by CDAC AI enabled wireless stethoscope suitable for telemedicine launched by CDAC

Recognizing the critical need Dr PK Khosla at CDAC Mohali initiated development of indigenous electronic stethoscopes. Braving all the conditions, Dr Jaspal Singh and Shailesh Singh delivered a unique electronic stethoscope in two variants. The technology was transferred to a Mumbai based start-up, which has repacked the system in a user friendly and sleek looking device. The device is now ready to storm the Indian markets with its unique offerings. These new generation stethoscopes will be useful for accurate diagnosis, rural healthcare, making tele-consultation more effective and also help clinicians in pandemic situation to examine patients without going in the vicinity of patient. Not resting on the laurels, CDAC Mohali is now working to deliver an Artificial intelligence based smart stethoscope that will assist the healthcare worker to diagnose pediatric pneumonia.

AI enabled wireless stethoscope suitable for telemedicine launched by CDAC. That is a Made in India smart device to the market for an Atam Nirbhar Bharat.

ABOUT C-DAC

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is the premier R&D organization of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics and associated areas.  Different areas of C-DAC, had originated at different times, many of which came out as a result of identification of opportunities.

C-DAC has today emerged as a premier R&D organization in IT&E (Information Technologies and Electronics) in the country working on strengthening national technological capabilities in the context of global developments in the field and responding to change in the market need in selected foundation areas.

April 1,2022