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September 23, 2009

Protecting Life

Filed under: Uncategorized — Matthew Schmitz @ 4:49 pm


A rugged fetal heart rate monitor could save thousands of lives in the developing world:

. . . robust form and hyper-simple interface are combined with sophisticated Doppler ultrasound technology that allows rural healthcare workers to track the cardiac response of babies in the womb and during birth. One minute of cranking by hand generates enough battery life for 10 minutes of use.

Matthew Schmitz

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