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Swasthya Slate:Innovative Indian Cheap Tablet for Healthcare


The Android-based Swasthya Slate can capture ECG data at 1,000 Hz and is reportedly capable of providing enough information to make clinical judgements.

Using the tablet PC to read/ edit documents, surf the Web, take snaps and watch movies is passe. Imagine a tablet that can monitor your ECG, measure heart rate, besides offering various other medical facilities. This imagination has been turned into reality by Kanav Kahol, a US-returned Indian biomedical engineer.
(Health Tablet), created by Kahol and aimed at medical utility, is being dubbed as the first-of-its kind diagnostic tool. The tablet can record body temperature, conduct ECG, test blood sugar and blood pressure, measure heart rate and also test quality of water.