Medical electronics firms like GE, Philips and Siemens are seeing greater opportunity in developing low cost medical equipment for the Indian market. Shown is a low cost ultrasound device developed by GE.
Government agencies like the Center for Development
of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has developed software kits that are expected to
sharply reduce the development costs for Indian entrants into the growing
medical informatics market.
Bangalore-based startup iWaves used an ARM processor FPGAs to develop medical products such as skin analyzer, patient monitoring systems and ophthalmic diagnostic testing equipment.
Nope, just an accompanying slideshow designed to illustrate the scope of the health care problems of 850 million Indians who live on less than $1 a day. These guys went home to try to serve the underserved and make a few bucks doing it.