15 year old student Suman Mulumudi has used a 3D printer and his design skills to transform Apple’s iPhone device into a stethoscope, be creating a very unique and innovative iPhone stethoscope case using his parents MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer.
The design for the iPhone stethoscope case took Suman just a couple of weeks to design and is equipped with a diaphragm that collects low-frequency sounds from a patient and sends them through a tube to the smartphones microphone, transforming the iPhone into a handy stethoscope system.
Features of the new Steth IO iPhone stethoscope case include the ability to hear and also see heart sounds using audio and visual data enabling straightforward and confident diagnosis of patients. Together with the ability to record data for Electronic Medical Records.
Suman has named his new iPhone stethoscope case and companion application Steth IO, and has created a company called StratoScientific, which has also applied for a patent and plans to seek FDA approval. For more information on the new Steth IO iPhone stethoscope jump over to the StratoScientific website for details.
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