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Low Cost, Low Power, Mobile Diagnostic Ultrasound Scanner for Affordable Healthcare During Pregnancy

Manish Arora of the GE India Technology Centre Private Limited in Bangalore, India will assess the feasibility of using new low-cost ultrasound transducers to create an affordable diagnostic ultrasound scanner for use in the developing world. Arora's prototype device will also feature a power-saving mode to save battery power, as well as wireless connectivity features that can enable telehealth solutions in remote locations.

More information about Create New Technologies to Improve the Health of Mothers and Newborns (Round 6)

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