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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.

NeuroApps on Apple IPAD: Brain Atlas of Human White Matter

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced the release of NeuroApps: MRI Atlas of Human White Matter, the first in a new series of apps created for the iPad(TM). Based on the MRI Atlas of White Matter by Kenichi Oishi, Andreia V. Faria, Peter C M van Zijl and Susumu Mori, this interactive application re-makes the atlas for a new generation of neuroscience researchers, clinicians and students.
This MRI, taken from NeuroApps, shows the 3-planar views of the MRI, each plane overlaid with the Ta …

“VERBALLY”-‘The new voice of the DUMB’ By Manisha Manoharan

“Verbally”, an ingenious new Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) aid launched by Intuary, on May 18,2011, previously added to the iTunes app store of the iPad in March this year, has carved out a niche for itself in providing effective functional and interactive communication to  people with speech disabilities, and thereby, ameliorating the diabolic conditions faced by them while trying to establish full interpersonal communications and social closeness and in removing the hurdles to developing their potential for education, employment and independence.
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BrainVoyager Brain Tutor

The BrainVoyager product family ranges from professional fMRI imaging tools, to at-home and on-the-go brain anatomy tutors. I’ve actually had the award-winning Brain Tutor application since I took a class in which I had to dissect a sheep brain. It helped me review the different areas of the brain and their functions when I wasn’t in the lab.

Brain Tutor 3D for iPhone/iPad

Brain Tutor 3D for iPhone/iPad

Brain Tutor HD for iPad

Brain Tutor HD for iPad

More recently, BrainVoyager has developed iPhone/iPad Apps you can use on the go. There’s a free iPhone/iPad version, and a more robust iPad-only version for $1.99. Both let you explore the structure and function of the human brain from the palm of your hand.


Canadian company has created 3D glasses that can detect your mood and will adjust what you’re watching according to how you’re feeling.

Canadian digital innovations company InteraXon unveiled its latest products incorporating Thought Controlled Computing-a technology that lets users control a digital interface using simply the power of their concentration.

Their creations include thought-controlled 3D glasses that tests a person’s ability to focus their mind for an extended period of time, reports Fox News.

“We’ve developed a simple sensor that sits on your forehead and reads your brainwaves,” said InteraXon CEO Ariel Garten.


WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, has launched its Medscape from WebMD mobile app for Apple iPad™ and Android™ smartphones and tablets.  Medscape Mobile is the premier free medical reference, news and education app for healthcare professionals.  Since its release on the iPhone® and BlackBerry, nearly 700,000 healthcare professionals have become registered users of Medscape’s Mobile application.  Medscape was also recently named the most downloaded free Medical app of the year for iPhone by Apple on its iTunes Rewind 2010 featured list of Apps.

The Medscape apps for iPad and Android feature: