This year we’ve witnessed amazing innovations in technology with everything from wearable tech like Google Glass or Nike+ to the recent introduction of Coin, one card that stores all your credit cards, debit cards, personal accounts, business accounts and other cards typically filling your wallet. The healthcare industry was no exception to the rise in disruptive technology changing the way people are impacted. What are some of the most influential healthcare technologies you’ve seen appear this year?
Without a doubt the pace at which new technology is impacting our everyday lives is increasing at lightning speeds. As of today, 29% of Americans say their phone is the first thing and last thing they look at everyday which is a telling sign of how connected we are becoming to technology.
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Here s another example of technological excellence for a social cause- a smartphone for visual impaired persons and that too invented by an Indian.
It is no more just taking calls and answering them but whole lot of functions including the one that enable the blinds to read and send the texts based on Braille system developed long time back. But its digital version is something that can revolutionize this pattern.
The device developed by Sumit Dagar whose company located in IIM Ahmedabad campus has a touch screen which can elevate and depress the contents allowing such persons to read and send texts.
This is a preview of SmartPhone Based Braille for Visually Impaired People. Read the full post (356 words, 5 images, estimated 1:25 mins reading time)
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This question which is mentioned in the title comes up to me every day. I get emails of students that they want to do training in India’s most prestigious place i.e Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO). Today, I would like to throw some light on this area. But before that I want to mention some prerequisites required for applying anywhere for training or summer project.
The most important three things which make you a standout yourself is your ability to express your abilities
BEAT is an annual technical festival hosted by the Biomedical Engineering Department of Dwarkadas. J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai. With an aim of promoting healthcare system inIndia, we have come up with this technical festival with a theme of “Revolution in health care by the next generation innovators and entrepreneurs”. Through the course of two days, several dynamic and innovative events will be conducted. It is an opportunity for the students to test their knowledge and pit their skills against each other.
This is a preview of BEAT 2k12: National Biomedical Technical Festival in Mumbai. Read the full post (473 words, 1 image, estimated 1:54 mins reading time)