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"for the first time, a small, inexpensive device helps upload an entire village's basic medical data to the cloud providing access to expert physicians around the world for input and advice."
IRVINE, CA, December 01, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- BodiMetrics, LLC ("BodiMetrics") is pleased to announce the selection of its vital sign monitoring devices for inclusion in the prototype scalable Smart Village project in Mori, India a small cashew-exporting village in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district. The prototype of a net-connected rural habitation is being launched here, under a partnership between the Andhra Pradesh government, the University of California at Berkeley, and several leading technology organizations.
The Innovation Society of the A.P. government is associated with the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business in the effort to build a prototype scalable village, leveraging digital technology and open innovation with the goal of the project is to empower villagers with access to technology, transparent information, easy to use digital tools, and resources to develop entrepreneurial skills with direct access to global markets to improve their rural standard of living, including health and healthcare. Ultimately this project will provide a model for use in other rural villages across the country and world which will enable healthier populations empowered with technology and experiences to become economically independent.
According to Solomon Darwin, Executive Director - Center for Corporate Innovation, UC Berkley - Haas School of Business, "for the first time, a small, inexpensive device helps upload an entire village's basic medical data in the cloud providing access to expert physicians around the world for input and advice."
"At BodiMetrics, we are dedicated to developing monitoring platforms to support early detection of physiological changes which can help identify patients at risk, ensure that the very best in telemedicine and remote monitoring technology is available for all people no matter where they live. We are honored to have been selected to provide our technology to this important project and the people of India," said BodiMetrics CEO, Mark Goettling.
"Professor Darwin's vision for this project will not only provide hope to the more than 1.65 million rural villages across India and China who may want to participate in future smart village projects, but will create new business opportunities for technology and product companies to invest in these smart village projects worldwide," added COO of BodiMetrics, Neil Friedman.
BodiMetrics is a privately held medical device company dedicated to developing and delivering innovative devices that harness the power of technology to improve the wellness of patients wherever they may be.
BodiMetrics devices enable the non-invasive capture of vital sign metrics (ECG, Heart Rate, SpO2 with Pleth Waveform, Temperature, and include functions for Sleep Apnea assessment, Stress Reduction, and Fitness). Remote patient monitoring allows physicians, surgeons and patients to interact with real time information via telemedicine and mobile data sharing to assess the need for immediate care, track patients post-operative care, monitor medication response, and reduce readmissions and ER visits.
Headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA. the company is currently commercializing a Personal Health Index and Care Management Platform which will allow expanded health data capture and management for both consumers and professionals alike. Visit www.bodimetrics.com or contact them at (844) 744-8800 for additional information. Follow them on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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