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.